One more time, the Online Auction begins on…

  Click above to watch our 2nd Promo video for the JFCS 29th Annual Laugh on Their Behalf Benefit on Dec. 2. Get your Benefit tickets here!   Click here if you missed the 1st Promo Video, "Why We Hire a Comedian..."   The Online Auction is sponsored by Coordinated B[...]

Why I Give: Natalie’s story

Since 1910, Jewish Family and Children’s Service has been privileged to to be part of a myriad of meaningful stories like this one shared by Natalie below. As an agency, we are humbled and inspired by the trust and confidence that people have placed in us when accessing our many programs and servi[...]

Bullying – What you can do to prevent it

By Barbara Rudnick • Family Life Education Program Manager   October is a busy month for raising awareness. It is Breast Cancer Awareness month, Domestic  Abuse Awareness month, National Bullying Prevention Month and Oct. 11 was National Coming Out Day, which raises awareness of Lesbia[...]

From the desk of CEO Judy Halper: October 2017

From the Desk of CEO Judy Halper Have you heard the good news—unemployment is at 4 percent in Minnesota! But before we break out the champagne, release the confetti and balloons and begin the parade, I should mention that it’s a bit premature to celebrate.   I hesitate to be the “killjoy,” but news about unemploy[...]

Check out the new issue of JFCS’ “Directions” magazine

The new issue of JFCS' Directions magazine is hitting mailboxes! To read all about JFCS' 29th Annual Benefit featuring comedian Ryan Hamilton; our Food and Basic Needs program; JFCS' new building opening in 2018; the Mental Health Education Conference and more, click here!    [...]

JFCS is excited to announce its ‘Next Century’ location, opening in 2018

Jewish Family and Children’s Service of Minneapolis (JFCS), along with Pope Architects, is excited to announce its “Next Century” location, which will be open in early 2018! JFCS – along with Minnesota-based Pope Architects and the building’s founding sponsor, the Stillman Family Foundatio[...]