EIN 91-0565537

Jewish Family Service of Seattle (JFS)

IRS 501(c) type
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NTEE code, primary
Jewish Family Service is a private, non-profit social service organization serving members of the Jewish and broader communities in the greater Puget Sound region.
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Program areas at JFS

Aging Services: Provides services allowing clients to continue living in their home environment with personal care and homemaker services, including meal preparation and completing or assisting with errands. Professional care management services are available to clients and their families to assist in coordinating medical and other appointments. Geriatric care managers meet with families concerned about an aging loved one to explore options for receiving needed care and address barriers to implementing changes. Free services are also available to family caregivers, including financial assistance, housekeeping, errands and more.
Emergency Services & Food Bank: Offers basic emergency services to those with the most critical needs. Caseworkers assist clients in assessing their situation and creating action plans that meet their immediate critical needs, with long-term stabilization as the goal. Emergency financial assistance is available to help pay for various emergencies such as housing, transportation, medical needs, past due utility bills, avoiding eviction or providing school clothing. The food bank operates year-round and includes two locations in the greater Seattle area, along with a home delivery program staffed by volunteers from the community.
Refugee and Immigrant Services: Coordinates resettlement efforts for refugees and immigrants and provides a variety of employment services, information and assistance service, language classes and social services. Staff assists clients with employment assessment, job readiness, employment counseling, job placement and job retention. Clients are provided with outreach and other services in their own language. Refugees and immigrants from all over the world are supported and encouraged as they integrate successfully into their new environments. Staff provides assistance in applying for low-cost housing,translation services for school, medical and legal needs and government agencies, assistance with citizenship applications, classes and support and referral services.
Services include independent living assistance for disabled adults; counseling for families and individuals; counseling and support for clients struggling with addiction; support and outreach programs for individuals in abusive relationships; education and outreach programs for people in need of support, guidance and expertise in order to strengthen relationships and connections to community.

Who funds Jewish Family Service of Seattle (JFS)

Grants from foundations and other nonprofits
Karen and Gary Schwartz FoundationNursing Care, Counseling for Children and Families$1,350,000
HiasRefugee Reception & Placement$574,858
The F Danz FoundationUnrestricted Use By Donee$500,000
...and 67 more grants received totalling $4,684,938
Federal funding details
Federal agencyProgram nameAmount
Department of StateU.S. REFUGEE ADMISSIONS PROGRAM$616,296
Department of Housing and Urban DevelopmentCOMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT BLOCK GRANTS/ENTITLEMENT GRANTS$111,590
...and 4 more federal grants / contracts

Personnel at JFS

William BerkovitzChief Executive Officer$260,529
Kristin WinkelChief Operating Officer$152,374
Lisa GoldenChief Development Officer$149,285
Michelle MathesonDirector of Finance$126,754
Galit EzekielSenior Director of Administration and Outreach$122,432
...and 10 more key personnel

Financials for JFS

RevenuesFYE 06/2020
Total grants, contributions, etc.$12,409,831
Program services$299,730
Investment income and dividends$557,934
Tax-exempt bond proceeds$0
Royalty revenue$0
Net rental income$0
Net gain from sale of non-inventory assets$-455,281
Net income from fundraising events$-64,106
Net income from gaming activities$0
Net income from sales of inventory$0
Miscellaneous revenues$104,588
Total revenues$12,852,696

Form 990s for JFS

Fiscal year endingDate received by IRSFormPDF link
2020-062021-05-28990View PDF
2019-062020-09-22990View PDF
2018-062019-08-02990View PDF
2017-062018-10-16990View PDF
2016-062017-09-27990View PDF
...and 6 more Form 990s
Data update history
August 3, 2022
Received grants
Identified 24 new grant, including a grant for $1,350,000 from Karen and Gary Schwartz Foundation
October 3, 2021
Posted financials
Added Form 990 for fiscal year 2020
September 23, 2021
Received grants
Identified 19 new grant, including a grant for $500,000 from The F Danz Foundation
September 13, 2021
Updated personnel
Identified 3 new personnel
May 3, 2021
Posted financials
Added Form 990 for fiscal year 2019
Nonprofit Types
Human service organizationsFamily service centersSenior centersEthnic centersHeadquarter / parent organizationsCharities
HealthHuman servicesChildrenHunger
JewishReligiousFundraising eventsState / local levelReceives government fundingEndowed supportCommunity engagement / volunteeringTax deductible donations
General information
1601 16th Ave
Seattle, WA 98122
Metro area
Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, WA
King County, WA
Website URL
(206) 461-3240
Facebook page
Twitter profile
IRS details
Fiscal year end
Taxreturn type
Form 990
Year formed
Eligible to receive tax-deductible contributions (Pub 78)
NTEE code, primary
P40: Family Services
NAICS code, primary
624190: Individual and Family Services
Parent/child status
Central organization
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