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Strengthening Lives in Times of Need...

Since 1943, Jewish Family Service has played a vital role in serving the constantly changing human service needs of individuals and families in Greater Cincinnati.

 

Our professional and experienced staff can strengthen your life in times of need...from the joys of infant adoption to the challenges with aging parents...and every age and stage in between. 

 

Call us today for a better tomorrow. 513-469-1188.

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BE A FRIEND OF JFS TODAY!

More than 4,000 individual lives were strengthened last year. Zero were turned away. Jewish Family Service is the agency that our community relies upon to make sure that no one falls through the cracks. Helping others in times of need...It's Rewarding! Donate today to the Friends Campaign.

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VOTING IS NOW OPEN FOR DANCING WITH OUR STARS!

With Jerry Springer as the host and Santa Ono, Norma Rashid, Dianne Dunkelman and Jean-Robert de Cavel as the judges, you can expect an evening of fun when Jewish Family Service presents, Dancing with our Stars, Saturday, November 8, 2014 at the Hilton Cincinnati Netherland Plaza. The gala will feature dinner, professionally choreographed dance competition (by dancers you know!), and live auction.  Learn more

 

Registration is Now Open for Michael Gurian Professionals

Professionals will learn new evidence-based strategies to effectively provide clinical care for boys and men based on their specific gender needs. 6 CEs and Co-presenter: Adie Goldberg

 

Click here for more information or to register online. 

 

Michael Gurian will also be speaking at two community-wide events for parents and those ages 50 and up.   

 

FAMILY TIES NEWSLETTER

Did you read our latest Family Ties newsletter?  We realized that not everybody realizes that there is a link online. Click the picture to the left to read a few stories about our amazing volunteers and how Jewish Family Service strengthens the lives.

Managing Senior Adult needs requires more than hiring home care services.
Jewish Family Service has an experienced team of geriatric care managers, Your Experts in Aging, to oversee the full range of demands and responsibilities associated with aging. Learn more.

 

VOLUNTEERS NEEDED IMMEDIATELY!: Volunteers are needed to drive clients to and from Barbash Family Vital Support Center activities, to deliver food, and visit with homebound clients. Learn more or call 513.766.3350. 

 

BE A BIG! A vulnerable child needs your friendship! Be a BIG and help a Little (boy or girl from ages 7-17) develop into successful, well-rounded individual.  Learn more.

 

Jewish Family Service (JFS) of Cincinnati has joined a MAZON: A Jewish Response to Hunger initiative to alleviate food insecurity among low-income senior adults and ensure they receive nutrition assistance help through the federal government’s Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP). Learn more. Download SNAP brochure.

 

Have a question about MEDICARE?

Jewish Family Service has been approved by the State of Ohio as one of only a handful of sites in the Tri-state area to provide Medicare counseling and information; and the only Jewish communal site in Southwestern Ohio. Learn more 

 

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  generous donation today?

Please help Jewish Family Service strengthen lives throughout Cincinnati by donating today. Donate online.

 

 

 

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            ...community strength

We've created four short animated videos to explain four of our program areas: Emergency Financial Assistance, Infant Adoption, Bigs & LIttles youth mentoring, and Geriatric Care Management. Watch the videos throughout this website, or see them all at wegivea.com.

 

 

CONTINUING EDUCATION SEMINARS

Earn 1.5 CEUs when you join us at our monthly seminars. Topics include "Understanding Transgender," "Working with Abuse and Addiction in the Orthodox Community,"  "ADHD in Adults," and more. See the full schedule. ($15 for 1.5 CEUs). 

 

 

How our food pantry strengthens lives...a personal story

Barry worked in insurance before his health took a turn for the worse, he lost his job, and needed assistance from Jewish Family Service Food Pantry. Learn more  Video of Barry in his own words.

Older Adult Services receives funds administered by Council on Aging of Southwestern Ohio.

 

Social services for Nazi victims have been supported by a grant from the

Conference on Jewish Material Claims Against Germany.


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