For more than 167 years, JFS Richmond has provided exceptional guidance and support to individuals and families of all ages, faiths and income levels, taking great pride in helping to change lives in productive and positive ways. JFS believes everyone is entitled to services that enrich their life and help their overall well-being. JFS is one of city’s most established non-profit resources for care, counseling and adoption. We are dedicated to building a stronger, healthier and happier Richmond.
Whether finding families for orphans displaced by the Civil War, working with Jewish Refugees in the aftermath of World War II, counseling runaway youth and veterans in the 1970’s at the Daily Planet, or assisting LGBTQ+ families with adoption, JFS has long been recognized as a most trusted, compassionate and innovative service provider. Our longevity and ability to adapt to community-identified needs is how JFS is Transforming lives and Strengthening our community through Care, Counseling and Adoption.
At JFS Care, we help navigate life’s opportunities and challenges through a continuum of person-centered services. Our Senior Engagement program offers friendly visits and telephone reassurance that connect volunteers with older adults to increase engagement and decrease loneliness. Our Home Care services offer assistance with activities of daily living for older adults and adults with disabilities in a home or congregant setting. Our Care Management services offer a team of professionals working with clients to create a dynamic, holistic personal care plan. This plan can include medical care, social activities and even financial management through bill pay and guardianship. Throughout our programs and services, we honor our clients’ preferences for healthy living and maximum independence. As needs evolve, we adapt.
At JFS Counseling, we help you find your way. Our experienced therapists work with you through the issues you’re facing in a welcoming, supportive environment. Our counselors are highly skilled in assisting individuals of all ages, couples and families, children and adolescents, older adults and those with special needs. For your convenience, we also provide on-site services at Assisted Living Facilities, Continuing Care Retirement Communities and Rehabilitation Hospitals.
At JFS Adoption, our knowledgeable social workers streamline the adoption process. Whether you’re hoping to adopt a child or considering placing a child for adoption, we can help. We take a client-centered approach, taking the time to get to know your personal needs and preferences. With years of compassionate experience, our goal is to make family connections that last a lifetime.
As the region’s non-profit resource for care, counseling and adoption, JFS offers a uniquely integrated approach to client care.