Oops! You must enter a search term greater than 3 characters.

Profile moreless )

Phone: 407-644-7593
2100 Lee Road
Winter Park
Florida 32789
USA
Website

Please to add this organization to your favorites.

Add to my favorites Added to favorites!

Target demographics: low-income, children, families, individuals, counseling, emergency, adults

Someone who had 3 hours of volunteer time could: 1)deliver holiday meals to seniors 2)stock and organize the JFS Food Pantries and assist with food distribution 3) provide that extra pair of hands for major office projects 4)help us with an art/marketing project

Geographic areas served: Greater Orlando/Central Florida/Winter Park

Programs: Emergency Assistance includes traditional financial aid for rent/mortgage and utilities in a one-time assistance program as well as the distribution of food through the Pearlman Food Pantry. Once eligibility is determined, emergency assistance services are scheduled by appointment. Food clients are generally eligible for food once every six months. JFS caseworkers receive more than 120 telephone calls a day for help. With the current economic conditions, JFS is experiencing a 33% increase in requests for emergency services. The Family Stabilization Program (FSP) is a preventative, solution-based long term case management program designed to increase self-sufficiency in low income families through intensive 6-month case management and education.

Mission:
Jewish Family Services mission is to provide vital, high quality and innovative social services to people in need, regardless of their background.
Results:
JFS extends a helping hand or listening ear to more than 10,000 people on an annual basis. We have provided more than 100,000 meals to children and families in need.

Invite reviews

Invite friends and colleagues to share their experiences with this nonprofit
8 Reviews
See all »
Average rating:
1234.6255
Write A Review
06/07/12
As an employee for over 15 years, I have seen many changes at JFS. The Agency has grown tremendously over the years and I know how hard the staff works, whether it's by direct client service, fundraising or working "behind the scenes" to ensure programs and technology are running efficiently which ... more »
02/08/11
I helped to develop a program at Jewish Family Services called the Family Advocacy Program. If a family wanted to send their children to Hebrew or Sunday School in a synogogue, or wanted to send their children to join a program at the Jewish Community Center we would help them. They were families ... more »
Review from Guidestar
02/07/11
I have been a volunteer for the JFS for several years now. I am on the committee that plans the annual fund-raising gala. This is my favorite non-profit organization because it helps so many people in the community. It provides food for families in need through the food bank, counseling for ... more »
Review from Guidestar
See all 8 reviews »

Photos & Video


See all »
Latest Photo by Jewish Family Services of Greater Orlando, Inc.
Latest Photo by Jewish Family Services of Greater Orlando, Inc.

Support This Nonprofit

3 hours of volunteer time for this nonprofit will...

1)deliver holiday meals to seniors 2)stock and organize the JFS Food Pantries and assist with food distribution 3) provide that extra pair of hands for major office projects 4)help us with an art/marketing project Volunteer

Promote This Nonprofit

Great Nonprofits badges allow you to raise awareness of your favorite organizations on your own web sites. for text link or graphic badge.

Get badge
By registering you agree to the site's Terms and Conditions.