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Serving people of all religions, races and ethnicities since 1993, Jewish Family Services is founded on the Jewish principles of caring for and “giving back” to our diverse community. JFS is dedicated to strengthening family life, fostering individual self-sufficiency and promoting improved social and economic conditions.

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Your generosity makes it possible for JFS to meet the essential needs of people in our community. Your financial contribution has the potential to transform the lives of those who are faced with myriad challenges such as poverty, disability, aging, failing health, unemployment, immigration and acculturation.

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There’s not a person alive who doesn’t need help at one point or another. No matter what your age, no matter what your circumstances, Jewish Family Services of Washtenaw County is here for you.

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Our upcoming events include Kids Care Fair on March 17, 2019 at WCC, and MOSAIC on May 19, 2019 at the Taubman Biomedical Science Research Building

Upcoming Events

Aging & Caregiver Support

We partner with community agencies, hospitals, pharmacies and attorneys to ensure our older adult clients receive just the right services and support to maintain independence and dignity throughout their lives. Learn More.

Community Assistance

JFS Community Assistance addressed a wide range of crisis needs in the community—resolving immediate crises, creating stability, addressing underlying causes, and enhancing self-sufficiency. Learn More.

Employment & Economic Empowerment

JFS offers services to support job seekers in achieving financial independence through job search support, career guidance, financial education, asset building, and small business planning. Learn More.

Herb Amster Center

Created in honor of Herb Amster. The mission of the Amster Center is to develop revenue-generating businesses to reduce JFS’ dependence on grant and foundation funding. Learn More.

International Services

JFS offers a variety of international services including Employment and Economic Empowerment Services, Citizenship, Education including ESL Classes, Immigration, and Resettlement and Integration Services. Learn More.

Resettlement & Integration

The Resettlement & Integration Services Program at JFS assists refugees, other immigration statuses, and their families with critical social services to ease their transition into new communities. Learn More.

Thrive Counseling

Skilled and compassionate licensed clinicians offer support, guidance and solutions for a wide range of issues that may cause you imbalance, stress or suffering—all in a personalized style. Learn More.

Transportation Services

JFS provides a low-cost transportation option to ensure individuals and families can attend medical appointments, visit grocery stores, pharmacies, work, events and programs. Learn More.

Payment for Services

If you wish to make your payment over the phone, please call 734-769-0209 and tell the receptionist that you wish to make a payment for services provided. Pay here.

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JFS is dedicated to strengthening family life, fostering individual self-sufficiency and promoting improved social and economic conditions.

There’s not a person alive who doesn’t need help at one point or another. No matter what your age, no matter what your circumstances, Jewish Family Services is here for you. 

People all along the social spectrum will find something of value at Jewish Family Service – whether it’s support during a crisis, a chance to connect, compassionate guidance for an ongoing problem, or the chance to help another human being.

Serving people of all religions, races, and ethnicities since 1993, Jewish Family Services is founded on the Jewish principles of caring for and “giving back” to our diverse community. JFS is dedicated to strengthening family life, fostering individual self-sufficiency and promoting improved social and economic conditions

Our employees are well-trained professionals dedicated to excellence. Our staff, board and volunteers reach out to families, youth, older adults, disabled individuals, and refugees to offer the latest and most innovative strategies. The JFS environment reflects a deeply held belief that the dignity and needs of each individual are the primary motivation for all we do.

Important: Construction on State Street near JFS

State Street will be under construction near our offices from Monday, Nov. 26 – Friday, Feb. 1, 2019.

Before your visit, we recommend reviewing the detour instructions suggested by the City of Ann Arbor.

2245 S. State St., Ste 200
Ann Arbor, MI 48104

 

Phone: (734)769-0209
Fax: (734)769-0224
Email: info@jfsannarbor.org

Hours of Operation:
Mon-Thurs 9am – 5pm
Friday 9am – 3pm