About JF&CS

Jewish Family & Career Services (JF&CS), established in 1891, helps improve the quality of life and build self-sufficiency for individuals and families in greater Atlanta. Our goal is to build a community of empowered lives by making hope and opportunity happen.

We provide counseling and career supports, and services for older adults and individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities. Additionally, we operate a full-service dental clinic. Our highly-skilled professionals serve more than 30,000 individuals annually regardless of age, race, religion, national origin or ability to pay.

JF&CS is a proud partner of the Jewish Federation of Greater Atlanta and United Way of Greater Atlanta. Accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities.

Our Vision: A Community of Empowered Lives

Our Mission: Making Hope and Opportunity Happen

Our Core Values: Our vast array of services and programs serve a diverse population, both Jewish and non-Jewish. People come to us knowing we will do our best to help them or to point them in the right direction. We hold these values close to our heart:

  • Commitment and Integrity
  • Compassion and Respect
  • Innovation and Collaboration
  • Professionalism and Responsiveness
  • Diversity and Inclusion
  • Impact and Data-Driven Decision Making

Our Services

Aviv Older Adult ServicesAviv Older Adult Services
Provides comprehensive and proactive services for older adults and their families.

Career ServicesCareer Services
Assists job seekers in conquering challenges in today’s workforce.

Child & Adolescent ServicesChild & Adolescent Services
Treats children from preschool to college through a creative and holistic approach.

Counseling ServicesCounseling Services
Delivers professional and sensitive counseling support for individuals, couples and groups.

Intellectual & Developmental Disabilities ServicesIntellectual & Developmental Disabilities Services
Supports adults with intellectual & developmental disabilities and their families and friends.

Volunteer ServicesVolunteer Services
There are many ways to make a difference in the community through JF&CS.


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