Program areas at JFS
Older adults: Jewish Family Service of Los Angeles provides an extensive network of services for older adults and their families in Los Angeles across five jfsla senior and Family centers. Our continuum of care includes: case management programs serving the most frail and needy older adults and targeting minority and underserved populations; arts, wellness and engagement programs; services for survivors of the holocaust; technology-enabled programs; counseling, substance abuse, and mental health services; and educational enrichment programs.
Shelter services:jfsla provides shelter, counseling, and crisis hotlines for people experiencing domestic violence and their loved ones. Our three emergency and transitional shelters meet families' needs while giving them the tools to achieve long-term independence. To help address the problem of domestic violence, we provide a 24-hour hotline, counseling through two counseling centers, case management, advocacy, education and consultation.
Food and nutrition:through its food and nutrition programs, jfsla provides free groceries, nutritious hot congregate meals, home delivered meals to home-bound seniors and supportive services. Services are provided through our two sova food pantries and five senior/family and community centers throughout Los Angeles county. We also produce some meals in-house at our hirsh Family kosher kitchen.
(other)central access network and direct client and emergency relief programs, counseling programs and mental health services, diverse abilities & special needs programs, early childhood program, health care services, Jewish community programs, pregnancy and postpartum support, substance abuse prevention and education, and transportation programs.