Since its establishment in 1978, Jewish Family Services of Greater Orlando (JFS Orlando) provides services that stabilize individuals & families in crisis and enhance the quality of life to all members of the Central Florida community.
As a leading human services organization in the region, we are based on the principles of community building, kindness, compassion, and concern for the betterment of our world. Our goal is to do our part in creating a happier, healthier community where, with support, structure, and guidance, members can overcome challenges to live fuller, more meaningful lives.
Our main focus is in the following areas:
Food Assistance: Our Pearlman Food Pantry fights hunger by providing food assistance to individuals & families in need.
Counseling: Our Counseling, Growth, & Development Program provides mental health affordable counseling for children, adults, couples, and families.
Family Stabilization: The Family Stabilization Program (FSP) is a long-term case management program that helps individuals & families get back on their feet.
Essential Transportation Program: Our RIDE (Reliable Independent Drivers for the Elderly) Program provides round-trip rides to medical, grocery, and other essential appointments for qualifying low-income seniors & disabled adults.
Chaplaincy: Our Community Rabbi provides end of life services, burial or memorial services, and other visits, such as hospice, hospital, or home visits, to the unaffiliated Jewish community.