JFCS Services During COVID-19

JFCS OFFICES ARE OPEN AND READY TO SERVE you and our entire community. Our staff are first responders during this pandemic emergency. If you or someone you care about needs help, please call our JFCS Bay Area Critical Help Line at 415-449-3700.

SENIOR and DISABLED CARE—For assistance please call 415-449-3700

  • JFCS continues to provide home care to thousands of older adult clients and patients. Our home care workers are specially trained in all health and safety procedures.
  • We are delivering nutritious cooked meals, groceries, and other supplies to those who are isolated and homebound.
  • JFCS has implemented a Safe At Home Program to closely monitor high risk and alone elderly and disabled clients.
  • All JFCS clinics and group social programs have been canceled; instead, our social work and medical staff are serving every client in their own homes. Many of our social and support groups have gone to online formats.

FAMILIES and ADULTS—For assistance please call 415-449-1212

  • Emergency counseling assistance is offered to help cope with this crisis.
  • Emergency no-interest loans and grants are available for families and small businesses.
  • JFCS Food Banks are open. Groceries and supplies are being delivered in all regions. Donations are needed to meet the rising need!
  • Counseling, consultation, and advice services are available by phone, video conference, or in-person.

PARENTS—For assistance please call 415-359-2443 or find out more HERE

  • Clinical counseling continues to be offered by phone, video conference, or in-person, to answer questions and help children and parents cope with this crisis.
  • Online workshops are available to help parents understand how to best help their children with the added anxiety that they are experiencing.
  • You can also visit our blog post: Supporting Our Children in Difficult Times and Tips on How to Help Kids Feel Safe and Manage Stress


During a time when many feel helpless, we offer safe opportunities for Emergency Service Volunteers. This includes purchasing and delivering groceries to Holocaust survivors, other frail seniors, low-income families, and homebound disabled adults.

Funds are urgently needed now to help the most vulnerable among us.


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