Our Mission and Values


To provide a full spectrum of services that promotes quality of life within the philosophy and tradition of Judaism.


Jewish Family Service (JFS) will provide a full spectrum of services to meet the health, education and welfare needs of Jewish families and individuals in Hampton Roads. Jewish Family Service will be the service agency of choice for all members of the Jewish community. JFS services will be of the highest quality and developed within the context of our Jewish identity, cultural awareness and education.

Jewish Family Service will be the innovative leader and essential provider of human services to the Jewish and general community. JFS will be an advocate and its opinions will be heard and respected by federal, state, and local leaders.

The Jewish Family Service tradition of caring and concern will continue through the work of highly trained staff, board members, community leaders and volunteers supported by the technological advancements.