Do you know people who may need food?

A list of food resources Food is an essential service even, as we observe the Minnesota Stay at Home order. These programs are making every effort to remain in operation and do it safely for all by practicing physical distancing. Meals delivered or to take away— Times, locations, and[...]

Change in JFCS operations in response to COVID-19

Responding to Governor Walz's press conference on Sunday related to COVID-19, Jewish Family and Children's Service of Minneapolis will suspend our regular business hours at our Golden Valley and Minneapolis offices beginning Wednesday, March 18 until further notice. Visits to the offices will be by[...]

How to Cope? Taking Care of our Mental Health during these Uncertain Times

In light of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19), some tips on staying mentally strong and calm By Leah Persky, PhD & CFLE  •  Family Life Education Manager As my kids walked into the house after school, I direct them to wash their hands with soap and water first thing. They [...]

From the Desk of CEO Judy Halper: March 2020

From the Desk of CEO Judy Halper March is National Social Workers Month March is National Social Workers Month, and I want to call attention to the amazing people who commit themselves to this compassionate work. Like teachers, social workers’ positive contributions to our lives is too often overlooked and undervalued. Tr[...]

Jewish Youth Mentoring Program’s Featured Mentee: Stella, 11

Stella enjoys theater, camp activities, bowling, rollerblading, "The Avengers" and more! After our success with finding a match for our first Featured Mentee, we are eager to do the same for Stella! Stella is a brand new participant in the Jewish Youth Mentoring Program. She is eager to c[...]