Service provided by the Health Planning Council of Southwest Florida, Inc.



Jewish Family and Children's Services (JFCS)

Counties served:

Charlotte, Sarasota


JFCS Mission Statement: Guided by the Jewish tradition of helping all people, JFCS provides comprehensive counseling and social services to those confronting life's challenges. SERVICES: STARS Program for differently-abled individuals, VIP-ER (Voluntary Interim Placement - Enhanced Recovery Program), Sarasota Caregiver Counseling and Support Program, Respite, Camp Mariposa, Emma's Dream Team, Counseling for Children and Adolescents, JFCS Summer Programs, School Based Programs / Safe Alternative to Out-of-School Suspension Programs, Adolescent Diversion & Assistance Program (ADAP) , Project Pride, Healthy Families/Healthy Children, Healthy Fathers/Healthy Families, Bikkur Cholim (Visiting the Sick)/Friendly Visitors, Community Education Outreach, Community Religious Outreach, Doula Services, Financial Case Management, Food Pantry/Kosher Food Pantry, Grace Rosen Magill Library, Holocaust Survivor Support and Assistance, Prison Ministry, Caregiver Helpline 941-364-7560, Bereavement Services, Caregiver Resources, Counseling for Seniors, Caregiver Support Groups, Caring From a Distance, Geriatric Care Management, Senior Outreach Services, and Operation Military Assistance Program.


Sarasota: 2688 Fruitville Road, Sarasota; Venice: 7810 S. Tamiami Trail suite 7-A, Venice; North Port: 19503 S. West Villages Parkway, North Port
Sarasota: 941-366-2224 Venice: 941-492-4717 North Port: 941-366-2224


Monday, Tuesday, Friday 8:30a.m. - 5p.m.


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