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Jewish Community Services

Promoting, advocating, developing, and supporting Jewish tradition, values, and education in all phases of healing and helping throughout the life cycle.


JFCS' Jewish Community Services supports those seeking a Jewish connection in the midst of illness, death, isolation, loss, or institutionalization. Professional chaplains and volunteers offer a broad spectrum of practical, emotional, and spiritual services to meet the individual's unique needs, regardless of affiliation.

 

 

 

 

A Year of Program Impact:

7,850 residents/patients were visited in nursing homes, hospices, hospitals, and other care facilities through JFCS’ Chaplaincy program

208 volunteers and para chaplains were engaged in  services to JFCS clients

468 one-way rides were provided to medical appointments through JFCS’ Volunteer Transportation Service, Silver Wheels

What our Clients Are Saying:

Our JFCS Rabbi is a great person and she is so compassionate and respectful with our staff and residents.” --Robert

“I believe that without the help of the volunteer you provided to assist me, I would not be able to get through my struggles.” --Jody

To schedule an appointment or to request additional information:
Phone: 1.866.JFCS.NOW (1.866.532.7669)
Email: info@jfcsphilly.org
Click Here to complete an online contact form.

To contact Rabbi Elisa Goldberg, Director of Jewish Community Services, call 267.256.2077 or email EGoldberg@jfcsphilly.org