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At Jewish Family Service
We believe in people.
In courage. Motivation.
Boundless potential.
The ability to overcome challenges
and transform our lives.

Every day, people turn to Jewish Family Service because they need someone in their corner. We welcome everyone and respond with committed partnership.

Our clients decide what they want to accomplish. Then we work together to create a plan. We listen, navigate obstacles, and provide vital services. In the process, they gain the resources we all need—confidence, skills, and supportive relationships—to seize life's next great opportunity. 

We put the strength of our entire agency
behind every client.

Make Your Friends of the Family Gift Online Today

Friends of the Family generously support Jewish Family Service with a gift of at least $1,200 annually. Friends are invited to a series of film screenings, hosted receptions, and educational panel events throughout the year.

We believe that with hard work and
the right connections—to knowledge, resources,
and supportive relationships—anyone can
transform their life.

An investment in Jewish Family Service is an affirmation of this bold vision.

Click here to become a Friend of the Family today and build a stronger, healthier, more resilient San Diego>>

For more information, contact Sol Kempinski, Director of Major Gifts, at (858) 637-3207 or

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Sol Kempinski
(858) 637-3207
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(858) 637-3000

Turk Family Center
8804 Balboa Ave.
San Diego, CA  92123

All communication is strictly confidential.

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