Jewish Family Service will provide a full spectrum of human 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.
hours of in-home personal care were provided to individuals in our community by Certified Nursing Assistants and Licensed Practical Nurses every two weeks.
Meals on Wheels were delivered to the elderly and homebound in Norfolk and Virginia Beach by volunteers and JFS staff.
incapacitated, vulnerable adults in our community received court-appointed guardianship & conservatorship. Many of these individuals are elderly and/or disabled and are the most vulnerable, at-risk members of our community. They are often targets of abuse, financial exploitation, and neglect.
Impoverished Jewish individuals in our community received food and/or financial assistance
Jewish individuals with developmental disability or chronic illness received service from JFS
of JFS’ clients are NOT Jewish. JFS serves individuals of all faiths, races, and ethnic backgrounds, regardless of income.
individuals received counseling and support services for issues related to loss, transition, and healing
trips were provided for senior adults for medical appointments and social activities
individuals received skilled home help services from JFS registered nurses and physical therapists.
Commonwealth of Virginia, Department of Social Services as a Private Child Placing Agency
JFS is proud to partner with Freda Gordon Hospice and Palliative Care of Tidewater to help support patients and families as they receive compassionate support and attention throughout their journey.