About Jewish Family & Children’s Service
A Safe Space for Children, Teens & Adults in Greater Phoenix
Jewish Family and Children’s Service is a non-profit, non-sectarian
501(c) (3) organization dedicated to strengthening the community through
quality behavioral health social services, and primary medical care to
children, families and adults. Our approach to care is based on traditional
Jewish values, but that does not mean we only serve Jewish families. We
provide quality services to people of all faiths that helps strengthen
families, resolve conflicts and cope with everyday living.
"Although social needs have changed over the decades, the central
mission of JFCS has always been to help others. The time-honored Jewish
values... infuse the agency with energy, integrity, and a devotion to
helping others in need." -- Michael R. Zent, Ph.D., President and CEO (2008 - 2016)
In FY 2017, JFCS touched the lives of nearly 48,000 individuals. 97% of
the people served are low income and working poor. 70% are children and teens.
JFCS programs and services include: counseling, mental health assessment
and treatment, early childhood trauma assessment and treatment, child
crisis intervention and rehabilitative services, support for victims of
domestic violence, substance abuse, work force readiness & highschool
equivalency exams for teens in foster care.
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