About

Strengthening individuals. Strengthening families. Strengthening community. That’s what Jewish Family and Children’s Services is all about.

As the problem-solving center for residents of San Francisco, Marin, Sonoma, Santa Clara, and San Mateo counties, we are a lifeline for children, families, and older adults facing personal crises or challenges. Whether it’s help for a major life transition or support for other challenges, JFCS is here for you. We have over 40 programs, including home care for seniors, therapy for children, youth volunteer programs, services for people with disabilities, and much more.

Founded in 1850, JFCS is one of the oldest and largest human service agencies in the United States. We are guided by the Jewish traditions of advancing human dignity for everyone, community responsibility, inter-generational ties, and repairing the world.

JFCS serves people of all faiths and backgrounds with our comprehensive system of care. Our professional teams bring years of experience to every client who walks through the door. As a national leader in developing innovative human services, JFCS incorporates the latest research and best practices to ensure everyone get the highest quality services and care.

JFCS also helps ensure that the poor, the elderly, and the sick will be cared for and are not alone. We are grateful to the many generous donors, businesses, and foundations that enable us to continue this humanitarian work.

Jewish Family and Children’s Services’ federal tax identification number is 94-1156528. JFCS is a public charity classified as exempt under section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code. 

Contact Us

  • San Francisco
415-449-1200
  • South Peninsula (Palo Alto)
650-688-3030
  • Mid-North Peninsula (San Mateo)
650-931-1800
  • Marin County (San Rafael)
415-491-7960
  • Sonoma County
707-303-1500
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