Jewish Family Services is a comprehensive human service agency committed to strengthening lives throughout Greater Kansas City. Our programs are anchored in core Jewish values that honor community and caring for one another, while serving people of all faiths.
Career Skills & Connections (CSC), provides comprehensive job search guidance to professionals in Kansas City. Experienced Professional Career Coaches teach clients to use proven techniques that increase marketability, shorten the job search, and land that next opportunity. Learn more.
Counseling is for all ages, addressing behavioral problems, depression, eating disorders, relationship challenges, grief and more. In-home counseling is available for housebound older adults. JFS is the lead agency for the Greater Kansas City Mental Health Coalition, addressing the stigma of mental illness.
JFS offers classes, events and workshops that provide invaluable information and nurturing networks. Our programs work with children, teens, families, and seniors addressing parenting, marriage, aging and more. Learn more.
Life is full of twists and turns, sometimes leaving those who never expected to need help unable to buy groceries or in a difficult situation. We treat our clients with dignity and respect as we help with food resources, housing services, application for public benefits and entitlements and other referrals for other needs. Learn more.
Aging-in-place programs help older adults live independently for as long as possible. Care Management helps seniors and their families navigate the aging journey. Help@Home provides 24/7 access to dependable household repairs, computer troubleshooting and more. JET Express provides safe and reliable door-to-door transportation for those no longer able to drive. Learn more.
Volunteers are essential to serving more than 6,500 clients every year. Dedicated volunteers help us maximize every donation by providing transportation for older adults, working in the food pantry, delivering holiday meals, visiting the sick and other activities throughout the year. Learn more.