Programs & Services

The mission of Jewish Family Services of Washtenaw County is to create solutions, promote dignity, and inspire humanity.

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.

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.
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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.
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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.

Get in touch.

Jewish Family Services  of Washtenaw County
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

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