Skilled, compassionate psychotherapy for individuals, couples, families and groups of all ages.
Counseling & SupportThe agencies and organizations below offer specialized services. In addition, see the Family Service Agencies listing at the beginning of this chapter for a complete listing of JFCS services and branches. Also see Health & Medical listings in this chapter. The Bereavement section in Chapter 3, Lifecycles, deals specifically with mourning and loss.
“Melaveh” is Hebrew for “one who accompanies.” Our goal is to provide comfort to Jews in their final days and hours. We also provide support for their caregivers and loved ones.
Counseling, support for Jewish people in abusive/controlling relationships. Healthy relationship & abuse prevention education for teens and adults. Jewish groups and professional training. Services available in Russian.
Experienced clinicians help individuals, couples and families meet life's challenges. Expertise in depression, grief and loss, anxiety, loneliness, significant life transitions, separation and divorce, job loss and illness.
Counseling and support services for children, adults, seniors, teachers; crisis counseling/emergency assistance (including food assistance) during times of transition.
Jewish chaplains and trained volunteers provide spiritual comfort and compassionate care tailored to individual beliefs and needs. Goal is to ensure the patient and family are not alone.
Comprehensive services for domestic violence survivors, including in-depth assessment of medical, emotional, vocational, financial, educational and legal needs.
Home away from home for families of children with cancer and other life-threatening illnesses, providing physical comfort and emotional support, free from financial concerns.