Connecting to the LGBTQ Community | Jewish Family and Children’s Service of Greater Philadelphia

Connecting to the LGBTQ+ Community

JFCS can be your connection to the LGBTQ+ community

Are you new to the Philadelphia area?

Are you a newcomer to the LGBTQ community?

Are you hoping to re-affirm or re-connect with your Jewish identity?

For Jewish members of the LGBTQ community, Jewish Family and Children’s Service of Greater Philadelphia is the resource where meaningful connections begin. At JFCS you’ll find a safe and affirming network in which to celebrate your Jewish identity and be welcomed into a supportive environment.

We Help Make It Possible

  • Build friendships
  • Celebrate pride together
  • Extend your family circle

We embrace a diverse spectrum of the LGBTQ community and invite you to become part of that community at our events, through JFCS volunteer opportunities and through our programs.

Inclusion Training & Coaching Services

Jewish Family and Children’s Service of Greater Philadelphia works each day to help strengthen the lives of those in our community. We do this through outreach to individuals as well as to organizations.

Click here to learn about our LGBTQ training and coaching services.

JFCS Non-Discrimination Policy

ACAF Jewish Family and Children's Service of Greater Philadelphia 2015- 18x24 (1) (1)JFCS clients have a right to be treated with dignity and respect; free of all discrimination, including that which is based on race, age, sex, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, marital status, national origin, or disability; and not subject to any verbal, sexual, emotional, or physical abuse; or harsh or unfair treatment. To the extent possible, JFCS will make every reasonable accommodation to serve you consistent with our program services.


We are in challenging and unprecedented times. As we all navigate this new way of living and working together, one thing that remains constant is that JFCs is here for our clients and we are here for each other.


We are watching closely what our City, State and Federal government is saying and doing and translating that into what that means for us as an organization.


We are exploring ways to reach members of our community using the core competencies that we all have to alleviate stress and anxiety. We are communicating with many similar agencies across the country to learn more and better understand policies put forth from our Governor and the Federal government.


Many in the community want to help our clients and want to know what plans we have put in place to reach the most vulnerable.


You can be reassured we remain committed to providing the best care we can offer to all of our clients during these challenging times.


We continue to closely follow the community needs of the community we serve and how we address these ever changing needs.


JFCS is here for you and we will get through this together. Stay safe.