JFCS Still Providing Critical Services For Current & New Clients

In these uncertain times due to COVID-19, Jewish Family and Children’s Service of Minneapolis remains committed to our mission and is providing support to all who turn to us, especially now.  We have suspended our regular business hours at our Golden Valley and Minneapolis offices until further notice. Most staff are working from home and […]

JFCS To Honor Rheins For 25 Years Of Support, Volunteerism & Compassion

Shortly after Nancy and Kevin Rhein first settled with their three children in Minnetonka in 1994, after five cross-country corporate moves, Nancy was looking for volunteer opportunities that could include their young children. She heard about an opportunity with JFCS’ Hag Sameach (Happy Holidays) program – which includes organizing and delivering holiday gift packages for […]

Mental Health Conference Oct. 20 Features Jazz Musician Sam Miltich

The 19th annual Mental Health Education Conference sponsored by the Twin Cities Jewish community, “Creating Healing and All that Jazz,” will be held 10 a.m. to 3:45 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 20, at Temple Israel (2323 Fremont Ave. S., Minneapolis). The event, which is free and open to people of all faiths and spiritualities, will feature […]

JFCS Counselor, Program Manager Carole Cera Named Social Worker of the Year

Carole Cera, a counselor and program manager with Jewish Family and Children’s Service of Minneapolis (JFCS), is celebrating 30 years with the agency this year and now she has another accomplishment to celebrate – she has been honored as the Social Worker of the Year by the National Association of Social Workers (NASW-MN). Celebrating 30 […]

JFCS Hosts “Powerful Tools for Caregivers” Class Series

JFCS will host a six-week class, “Powerful Tools for Caregivers.” The class is designed to provide you with a wealth of self-care tools that will help you take care of yourself while taking care of others. You will learn to reduce stress, improve your self-confidence, balance your life, better communicate your feelings, and increase your […]

Join PJ Library and HMJDS on May 5 Good Deeds Day

Sunday, May 5 @ 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Jewish Family and Children’s Service of Minneapolis (JFCS) – 5905 Golden Valley Rd, Golden Valley Join PJ Library and Heilicher Minneapolis Jewish Day School for a meaningful day of service. Families will work on a variety of service projects benefitting local non-profit organizations, including JFCS neighbor […]

JFCS Introduces New NextGen Coordinator David Lauer

David Lauer is JFCS’ new Development NextGen Coordinator. NextGen engages community members ages 21–36 through social events, volunteer and leadership opportunities, and a giving circle. Its mission is to provide opportunities for young adults to develop leadership skills and deepen connections to Jewish Family and Children’s Service of Minneapolis and its mission through volunteer experiences and […]

JFCS Hosts ‘Better Angels’ Workshop On How To Talk Across Political Differences

Are you feeling burnt out by the never-ending cycle of news? Are you trying to figure out the best way to discuss political issues in a meaningful way that embraces diverse views and opinions? Jewish Family and Children’s Service of Minneapolis’ (JFCS) and Beth El Synagogue will present “Better Angels Skills Workshop: How to Talk […]