JFS Celebrates 170 Years

Jewish Family Services has been Transforming Lives and Strengthening our Community in Richmond since 1849!

JFS Adoption. A young couple thinking about their future while awaiting an adoption.

Adoption Lunch & Learn

Free Adoption Workshop!

Wednesday, February 20 from 12:00 - 1:00 PM.

Contact [email protected] to RSVP.

Thank You

We're honored to be awarded the 2015 Distinguished Merit Citation by the VCIC

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Navigating Troubled Waters

By admin | February 27, 2017

Ellen Glass was shocked when she and her husband sought counseling early in their marriage and she discovered she wasn’t the only one with frustrations. “I walked in with a mental list of all the things that my husband needed to change,” says Glass, a licensed clinical social worker at Jewish Family Services. She was […]


Home Care Services

By admin | February 24, 2017

Rather than moving into a long-term care facility as they age, many older adults prefer to stay at home for as long as possible. This may be the right choice for you if you only need minor assistance with your daily activities and enjoy a close network of nearby family and friends. These guidelines explore […]


Dine out and support JFS! #RVACHARITYDAYS

By admin | February 20, 2017

We are so excited to partner with ToastRVA in #RVACHARITYDAYS! JFS will receive 10% of all food sales, including takeout, at Toast on Monday, September 18th, and at Talley’s Meat and Three on Wednesday, December 20th. We look forward to seeing you there! Toast: Monday, September 18 Talley’s Meat and Three: Wednesday, December 20 Save the dates! And schedule […]


Activities for Dementia Patients

By admin | February 10, 2017

Connecting with others is at the core of being human – and it’s something that doesn’t change when a person has dementia. We’re often asked what are good activities for dementia patients. It’s important to know that there are many ways you can continue to form connections and strengthen bonds with your loved one during […]


How to Be an Effective Advocate for Aging Parents

By admin | February 7, 2017

As family caregivers, we often play many roles, including scheduler, financial manager, housecleaner, encourager, nurse, navigator, nurturer and more. Perhaps the most important role, though, is advocate, as we ensure the best life possible for our family and friends when they are vulnerable. That includes understanding their wishes for care and quality of life and […]


Wine Table Tuesday to benefit JFS Richmond

By admin | February 3, 2017

Want to learn more about JFS Richmond and the services we provide? Come to Wine Table Tuesday at Quirk Hotel! Join us for a celebration of the grape and good at Quirk Hotel and Maple & Pine. They feature their newest wines. A portion of the fee and all gratuities go to support JFS Richmond. Tuesday, March […]