jewish connections

Jewish BIGPalsBe a part of the San Diego Jewish community. From support for a single parent, mentoring programs, older adult centers, social programs for a individuals with a mental illness—Jewish Family Service offers many programs to connect you and your family to the San Diego Jewish community.

Programs and Services

Bikkur Holim Friendly Visitor
- Friendly volunteers bring joy, conversation, community connection, and friendship to isolated Jewish older adults and homebound/ill individuals. 

Family Connections

  • Jewish BIGPals - Jewish volunteer mentors serve as role models and friends to Jewish children from single parent and non-traditional families.
  • Supporting Jewish Single Parents - By providing support, advocacy, and social activities, we’re dedicated to ensuring Jewish single parents and their families stay connected to the Jewish community.

Girls Give Back - We empower the next generation of women leaders to create meaningful change in the world around them through leadership, empowerment, and service-learning while developing social-mindedness, critical thinking, healthy self-esteem, and empathy.

JFS Hand Up Loan Program - We offer several interest-free loans for small business and personal needs to members of the San Diego Jewish Community.

JFS Employment & Career Services - Assists clients with obtaining the necessary tools for a successful job search. Services include educational workshops, personalized job search assistance, resume writing, and networking opportunities. Additional services for Jewish clients.

North Coastal Jewish Connections (NCJC) - Connects Jewish residents of the North County Coastal community to resources within Jewish Family Service, to other community resources, and to the broader community.

David Rubenstein Memorial Scholarship Fund (Formerly the Rubenstein Family Scholarship Program) - Scholarships are available for post-secondary education to qualified students who are residents of the San Diego Jewish community.  

Serving Older Holocaust Survivors (SOS) - We are dedicated to ensuring our community’s Holocaust survivors spend their older adult years living in safe, supportive, and healthy environments.

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JOAN & IRWIN JACOBS CAMPUS
Turk Family Center
8804 Balboa Ave.
San Diego, CA  92123

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