Military support services
JFS has several programs to meet the needs of San Diego’s military community. Active duty individuals and their families come to our programs with an array of needs, including:
- Supplemental food assistance
- Financial emergencies
- Assistance accessing public benefits
- Children’s behavioral issues
- Stress and anxiety problems
- Mental illness
- Domestic violence
Our professional staff are dedicated to providing services critical to the physical, emotional, and spiritual well-being of our clients. We work to empower our clients to return to self-sufficiency.
Programs and Services
With specialized areas to meet military needs
Hand Up Youth Food Pantry
- Distributes food throughout San Diego County with a case manager on site to provide necessary referrals and resources for clients with additional needs.
Breast Cancer Case Management
Our Breast Cancer Case Manager, funded by Susan G. Komen for the Cure,
is dedicated to offering specialized assistance and support during the
difficult and overwhelming period after receiving a breast cancer
diagnosis. The case manager works with each client in their own home or
community, based on individual needs.
- We’re here to help you sort out the problem areas in your life. And
to help you find the energy and strength to solve them. Our professional
counselors will help you through the tough times.
Financial Literacy Services - A
variety of JFS programs offer financial workshops from basic financial
literacy to considering bankruptcy. We work to empower our clients to
remain or return to self-sufficiency.
Military Case Management - Jewish Family Service is dedicated to providing support to low-income, active duty military personnel and their families. We recognize the sacrifices of our military families and are committed to helping you during your time of need.
Positive Parenting Program
- Free parent education seminars and groups throughout San Diego County
available to families and caregivers at Head Start sites, military
families with young children, elementary schools, and other community
Project SARAH - There’s never an excuse for domestic abuse. We offer a safe, confidential place for individuals experiencing abuse to come forward and seek help.