Mission: Our mission is to strengthen individual, family, work and community life, enhance self-sufficiency, and reflect the enduring values of jewish tradition. Our core values are defined by tikkun olam, making the world a better place, by:(1) offering services within a climate of caring, trust and respect for human dignity and diversity;(2) emphasizing an interdisciplinary approach that encompasses the ever-changing circumstances throughout one's life;(3) committing to the highest quality service provided by skilled, compassionate professionals;(4) creating innovative programs that reflect the changing needs of the people and communities we serve;(5) seeking and valuing collaborative efforts in a spirit of inclusiveness; and(6) following the ethical and visionary leadership of our board of directors, dedicated staff, and compassionate volunteers.
Programs: We are a non-profit comprehensive human services organization in louisville, kentucky founded in 1908, serving the entire community with services focusing on adoption, career management, college advisement, counseling and group workshops, older adult services, services to persons with disabilities, and multicultural programming. We help identify their strengths and provide them with the tools to manage the challenges of their daily life. People from diverse backgrounds, each with a different personal need, come to our "village" seeking support and fulfillment. At jfcs we welcome them all, because their needs are human needs that transcend race, religion, ethnic origin, age and gender. Please see the attachment for a more detailed description of our programs and the services we provide.