EIN 36-2167757

Jewish Family and Community Services (JCFS)

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Jewish Child & Family Services provides vital, individualized, results-driven, therapeutic and supportive services for thousands of children, adults and families of all backgrounds each year, facing challenges with life transitions, mental health, developmental/intellectual disability and basic human need. Jewish Child & Family Services' mission is to provide help, healing, and caring services infused with Jewish values to strengthen lives in our community. Jewish Child & Family Services is the first and best connection to trusted, innovative care.
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Jewish Child and Family Services; See Attached
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Program areas at JCFS

Emotional Well-Being - JCFS masters and doctorate level clinicians offer short- and long-term therapy, along with case management services for children, teens, adults, couples and families in an emotionally safe setting where they can find solutions to the challenges they face. Clinically expert and relentlessly caring counseling staff promote personal growth for their clients in response to a variety of issues, including: anxiety, depression, illness and loss, mental health, family conflict, life transitions and more. In addition, we provide integrative counseling services and psychological testing to understand learning differences, cognitive, emotional and other mental health disorders. Response for Teens empowers youth to make healthy life choices through an array of services including prevention, outreach, counseling, leadership and sexual health education. Through community-centered services JCFS offers an array of programs that address issues impacting individuals and families across the community. Including such services as: support groups, abuse prevention, addiction resources, community education, pastoral counseling and professional training.The Virginia Frank Child Development Center (VFCDC) is a nationally recognized pioneer in the field of family-centered child development and offers a continuum of preventative and therapeutic services for children from birth to six years, including counseling for children, their parents and families.HIAS serves refugees and immigrants through resettlement, outreach and education, advocacy, citizenship assistance and preparation classes, family-based immigration services, legal consultation, case management and college scholarships.
Career and Employment Services - Career Services works with individuals facing unemployment, underemployment, or a career change by exploring the skills, interests and goals of job seekers. Through one-on-one career counseling, assistance with resume building, LinkedIn profile development, interview skills practice, workshops and growing professional networks, our counselors help people reach their goal of employment. Short-term, industry-specific training programs help individuals gain knowledge, confidence and skills to secure stable employment in janitorial or administrative support services to adults with disabilities.
Special Education - The JCFS Knapp School (formerly named JCFS Therapeutic Day School) uses a strengths-based approach to the education of K-12+ students with diverse academic, social and emotional needs. Guided by trauma-informed practices we focus on the whole child, allowing each student to partner with their school team in a shared process that provides opportunities to discover and develop their potential in the journey to become their best self.
Disability Services - Our Integrated Pediatric Therapies provide a family-focused approach to therapies for children with developmental delays and social, emotional and cognitive issues. Our pediatric therapists offer speech-language and occupational therapy. Additional services include aquatic therapy and therapeutic peer groups to enhance language, motor and social skills.Services for people with disabilities and their families include social opportunities and residential options like community-based group living that is inclusive and accessible for all. Additional services offered: home-based waiver for children and adults with intellectual/ developmental disabilities, respite support and relief, Sibshops, support, assistance and training for independent living, and educational and support groups covering a variety of topics of interest to people with disabilities, family members and professionals.The Duman Opportunity Center is committed to helping people with intellectual/developmental disabilities find meaningful employment, providing high-quality, customer-focused services and support, including job readiness, placement and job coaching. In addition, our consultation for employers expanding their workforce by hiring people with disabilities addresses increased diversity, reasonable accommodations, and productivity enhancements.
Child Welfare - Clinical Child Welfare Services provide intensive support to high-risk children in foster care to stabilize placements and prevent entry into higher levels of care. For families formed through adoption or subsidized guardianship whose children are experiencing emotional, education, medical or behavioral issues, our clinicians provide services in Spanish and English that include home-based individual and family therapy, grief counseling, crisis intervention and serve as a court, school or community advocates.

Who funds Jewish Family and Community Services (JCFS)

Grants from foundations and other nonprofits
Jewish United Fund of Metropolitan Chicago (JUF)Jewish Federation of Metropolitan Chicago Grants - Operating Support$11,666,983
Jewish Child and Family Services Endowment FoundationGeneral Operating Support$1,416,707
HiasResettlement and Placement$592,089
...and 21 more grants received totalling $15,420,578

Personnel at JCFS

Stacy L ShorPresident and Chief Executive Officer$268,439
Karen CorkenInterim Principal , Knapp School$175,317
Vincent M EversonVice President and Chief Financial Officer$195,709
Judd HolzmanVice President and Chief Development Officer$180,420
Carman D WeathingtonVice President and Chief Human Resources Officer$141,635
...and 19 more key personnel

Financials for JCFS

RevenuesFYE 06/2023
Total grants, contributions, etc.$16,307,794
Program services$19,873,517
Investment income and dividends$444,342
Tax-exempt bond proceeds$0
Royalty revenue$0
Net rental income$0
Net gain from sale of non-inventory assets$245,776
Net income from fundraising events$-155,149
Net income from gaming activities$18,977
Net income from sales of inventory$0
Miscellaneous revenues$146,076
Total revenues$36,881,333

Form 990s for JCFS

Fiscal year endingDate received by IRSFormPDF link
2023-062024-04-19990View PDF
2022-062023-04-24990View PDF
2021-062022-04-27990View PDF
2020-062021-04-21990View PDF
2019-062020-10-06990View PDF
...and 9 more Form 990s
Data update history
May 23, 2024
Posted financials
Added Form 990 for fiscal year 2023
May 20, 2024
Updated personnel
Identified 9 new personnel
May 18, 2024
Received grants
Identified 1 new grant, including a grant for $373,261 from Amsted Industries Foundation
April 19, 2024
Updated personnel
Identified 1 new personnel
December 31, 2023
Received grants
Identified 17 new grant, including a grant for $11,666,983 from Jewish Federation of Metropolitan Chicago (JUF)
Nonprofit Types
Human service organizationsYouth service charitiesFamily service centersHeadquarter / parent organizationsCharities
Human servicesChildren
JewishReligiousFundraising eventsReceives government fundingEndowed supportCommunity engagement / volunteeringProvides scholarshipsTax deductible donations
General information
230 W Monroe St 1100
Chicago, IL 60606
Metro area
Chicago-Naperville-Elgin, IL-IN-WI
Cook County, IL
Website URL
(855) 275-5237
Facebook page
Twitter profile
IRS details
Fiscal year end
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Form 990
Year formed
Eligible to receive tax-deductible contributions (Pub 78)
NTEE code, primary
P40: Family Services
NAICS code, primary
624110: Child and Youth Services
Parent/child status
Central organization
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