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Read the latest COVID-19 JFCS Service & Program Updates!

Read the latest updates on JFCS programs and actions regarding COVID-19.

The health and safety of our community, clients, volunteers and staff are our highest priority! We are proud to announce that JFCS has become HealthyVerify Certified. HealthyVerify Certified is the country’s only medically-based, scientific and professional full- service certification company that is helping to minimize the risk of disease. Click here for proof of certification.

Click here to learn more about HealthyVerify and JFCS

JFCS has already eliminated non-essential activities at our healthcare centers and program sites. In addition, we are complying with CDC best practice recommendations to ensure a safe and sanitized environment at all locations.

The services provided by JFCS are made possible by the extraordinary commitment of our staff, volunteers and leadership. Thank you to all who are continuing to serve as our partners during this time of uncertainty. We will continue to monitor guidance from the CDC as well as reviewing and updating our plans and protocols as the situation evolves.

The ADHS website is the best resource regarding health events in Arizona. The CDC's website has the latest update on the virus with recommendations for prevention.

Welcome to Jewish Family &
Children's Service

We are a nonprofit, nonsectarian organization dedicated to strengthening the community through quality behavioral health and social services to children, families and adults.

Counseling, Behavioral Health & Social Services for All Ages in Greater Phoenix

When dealing with life’s difficult circumstances, seeking professional help is one of the best things you can do for yourself and your loved ones. At Jewish Family & Children’s Service, we provide responsive services for children, teens, and families who are facing serious mental, behavioral, and medical challenges. Guided by a Jewish value system that cares about all humanity, JFCS helps the most vulnerable people in our community regardless of race, gender, age, ethnicity, religion or income. We strive to restore hope, increase self-sufficiency and safety, and reduce family violence in our community. “Healing Lives, Whatever it Takes.”

Impacting the Community One Life at a Time*

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    Lives Touched

    By JFCS in the Maricopa County community, 97% of which were at or below the poverty level.

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    Abuse Survivors

    Helped increase their safety, independence, and self-sufficiency with "Shelter Without Walls."

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    Jewish Clients

    Received care or assistance through our programs and services.

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    Received Behavioral Health case management services

* Yearly Statistics from the JFCS Annual Community Report 2019.

Supporting Families & Changing Lives

Jewish Family & Children's Service offers programs that serve people of all ages and faiths throughout Maricopa County. We have touched the lives of thousands of children, teens and adults who are coping with trauma, family violence, mental illness, substance abuse, as well as other serious behavioral, physical, and social obstacles. We offer medical primary care services located on-site at the Michael R Zent Healthcare Center location. Should you or your loved one be in need of a physical or general medical treatment, we can offer you attentive, compassionate, and confidential care.

Julia's Story of Hope

Julia’s mother passed away when she was 4 years old. She lived in Phoenix with her father and suffered years of abuse until she was 15 years old. Her father had told her that she would never accomplish anything in life, but Julia now knows this was not true. With the help of JFCS while working a full-time job, she graduated from high school with honors at age 19...

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