Below is a list of our services. If you don’t see what you’re looking for, we encourage you to call or fill out our contact form here or call our JFS Access Line at (858) 637-3210. We’re here to answer your questions and get started.
JFS provides essential services to people regardless of religion, race, color, ethnicity, national origin, ability, gender identity/expression, or sexual orientation.
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Providing comprehensive assessment, consultation, planning, coordination of services, and advocacy to help with the challenges of aging.
Monday – Thursday, 10:00am – 2:00pm, at JFS – Joan & Irwin Jacobs Campus, appropriate for clients with dementia and physical challenges.
An outreach program that works with underserved communities to talk about mental wellness.
Stimulating mix of games, workshops, live music and entertainment, discussion groups, dancing, guest speakers, films, cultural events, holiday celebrations, and more. Times are Monday – Friday, 9:00am – 3:00pm, at Temple Emanu-El.
Assistance for individuals and families in crisis, including resource navigation, service coordination, and one-on-one support.
Areas of specialty include mood disorders, bereavement, aging, domestic violence, and issues impacting couples and families.
Permanent supportive housing programs for homeless individuals living with disabilities.
Our prevention and family preservation strategies will help you navigate the child welfare system, connect to community resources, and increase your network of support—all with the goal of keeping your children safe and your family together.
For individuals experiencing family violence. Services include: crisis intervention, support groups, safety planning, and resource coordination.
Low-interest auto loans and financial education for credit-challenged working families.
A volunteer-supported food pantry, operating an onsite Corner Market and community food distributions for military and low-income families in San Diego.
Interest-free loans for business development, education/job training, car purchase/repair, and other goals focused on helping individuals and families become self-supporting.
JFS Immigration Attorneys and Department of Justice Representatives are available to offer personalized Immigration Legal Services to students, staff, and faculty at selected local colleges.
A volunteer supported delivery service, providing kosher meals and wellness checks for older adults and those who are homebound by disability.
Assistance with green cards, immigration documents, citizenship and naturalization classes and petitioning for family members.
A unique mentoring program for Jewish children, ages 6-16, who are being raised in a variety of family situations—often by single parents, grandparents, or legal guardians.
Offers financial assistance to students from the San Diego Jewish community who plan to attend college or vocational school.
Helps parents find positive solutions to common childhood behavior issues, reducing parent-child conflict and preparing children for school success.
Comprehensive services for newly arriving refugees referred by the US Refugee Program.
The Safe Parking Program provides a safe and welcoming environment for unsheltered families and individuals living in their cars.
The JFS Migrant Family Shelter provides vital humanitarian services and transportation assistance to families legally seeking asylum in the United States.
Care management, home care, and emergency assistance services for low-income Jewish Holocaust Survivors.