Jewish Child & Family Services (JCFS) *

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Jewish Child & Family Services (JCFS Chicago) strives to enhance the social and emotional well-being of individuals and families with complex needs or barriers to service, while maximizing potential for people with disabilities in the Jewish community and beyond. JCFS provides vital, therapeutic and supportive services for children, adults and families of all backgrounds who face challenges with life transitions.

Serving all of the Chicago area, including the Chicago Loop, West Rogers Park, Skokie, Northbrook and Buffalo Grove


* Listings with an asterisk are part of the JUF/JF partnership of agencies serving the Chicago and worldwide Jewish community.

Jewish Child & Family Services (JCFS) *

Central Office
216 W. Jackson Blvd.
Suite 700
Chicago, IL 60606
Phone: (855) 275-5237 (855-ASK-JCFS)
Email: ask@jcfs.org
Web: http://www.jcfs.org

CHILDREN, ADOLESCENTS AND FAMILIES

Jewish Child & Family Services (JCFS)
Chicago, IL Phone: 855-275-5237 (855-ASK-JCFS)
Email: Ask@jcfs.org
Web: http://www.JCFS.org

• K-12+ education and Yeshiva program at the  Therapeutic Day School

• Speech, language and occupational therapy through  Integrated Pediatric Therapies

• Therapeutic preschool and counseling for children and families at  Virginia Frank Child Development Center

• Psychological testing and evaluation 

• Therapy for disruptive behaviors in children 

• Counseling and sexual health care for teens at  Response for Teens 

• Specialized foster care and case management 

 

COMMUNITY EDUCATION AND SUPPORT

Jewish Child & Family Services (JCFS)
Chicago, IL Phone: 855-275-5237 (855-ASK-JCFS)
Email: Ask@jcfs.org
Web: http://www.JCFS.org

• Recovery from addiction and substance abuse prevention 

• Adoption and infertility 

• Support during illness, grief and loss

• Domestic violence 

• Sexual abuse prevention 

• Connections to counseling, education and prevention services through synagogue partnerships 

INDIVIDUALS

Jewish Child & Family Services (JCFS)
Chicago, IL Phone: 855-275-5237 (855-ASK-JCFS)
Email: Ask@jcfs.org
Web: http://www.JCFS.org

• Counseling and support groups for adults, couples and families 

• Collaborative divorce mediation, coaching and counseling 

• Career counseling, training and customized job placement assistance with JVS Chicago 

• Specialized employment programs that support youth and older adults 

• Immigration and citizenship services through HIAS Chicago

PEOPLE WITH DISABILITIES AND THEIR FAMILIES

Jewish Child & Family Services (JCFS)
Chicago, IL Phone: 855-275-5237 (855-ASK-JCFS)
Email: Ask@jcfs.org
Web: http://www.JCFS.org

• Community-based group living 

• Support and assistance for independent living 

• Home-based waiver for children and adults with intellectual/developmental disabilities 

• Specialized recreational camp for children and teens atCamp Firefly

• Job training and customized employment opportunities 

TRAINING FOR PROFESSIONALS

Jewish Child & Family Services (JCFS)
Chicago, IL Phone: 855-275-5237 (855-ASK-JCFS)
Email: Ask@jcfs.org
Web: http://www.JCFS.org

• Early childhood education 

• Internship program for social work and psychology

• Pharmacy Technician Training 

• Janitorial Training program

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TRAINING FOR PROFESSIONALS

• Early childhood education 

• Internship program for social work and psychology

• Pharmacy Technician Training 

• Janitorial Training program

COMMUNITY EDUCATION AND SUPPORT

• Recovery from addiction and substance abuse prevention 

• Adoption and infertility 

• Support during illness, grief and loss

• Domestic violence 

• Sexual abuse prevention 

• Connections to counseling, education and prevention services through synagogue partnerships 

PEOPLE WITH DISABILITIES AND THEIR FAMILIES

• Community-based group living 

• Support and assistance for independent living 

• Home-based waiver for children and adults with intellectual/developmental disabilities 

• Specialized recreational camp for children and teens atCamp Firefly

• Job training and customized employment opportunities 

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