Providing stability and hope in these uncertain times

JFCS’ mission is to improve the quality of life and self-sufficiency of the Jewish and broader communities throughout the Portland metro area in accordance with Jewish values.

Holocaust Survivor Services

Holocaust Survivor Services

Surrounding our community with care

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Counseling (Remotely)


Meeting you where you are

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Emergency Aid

Emergency Assistance

Stability and hope in tough times

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Disability Services

Disability Support Services

Access for all abilities

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Counseling newsletter

Click here to read our June newsletter that shines a spotlight on our Counseling program.

Counseling’s ongoing,
drop-in support groups:

Community Connection

Join JFCS for weekly conversations on Zoom: It is a space for anyone in the community to connect with others and share what’s on their mind.

Grief Connection

Grief affects every part of our lives and can be a lonely road to travel. Join us for our monthly grief-processing group for adults. In our virtual sessions, we will have the opportunity to share our own experiences with grief, connect with others, and learn strategies for moving through loss. Click here to learn more.

Cancer Support Group

Community is important. Cancer is lonely. Jewish Family & Child Service has combined these two truths to create this support group open to anyone with a cancer diagnosis. Click here to learn more or to register.

All groups meet on Zoom.
Zoom links provided at link below.

Do you also have a story to share?

JFCS is celebrating its 75th year and we’re seeking stories about how we’ve helped you, a friend, or loved one over the years. If you’d like to participate, please email us.

Click above to watch our tribute video that premiered at Sips & Sweets about our honorees and Holocaust Survivors, Eva and Les (z”l) Aigner.

Help Ukrainian refugees

JFCS is following the ongoing war in Ukraine and news about Ukrainian refugees entering the United States, including those coming to settle here, in greater Portland. Welcome Circles are one key way you can help. HIAS provides comprehensive information about how to start or join a Welcome Circle. Click here to read HIAS’ informational guide and learn more about how you can help.
Here for all

Jewish Family & Child Service (JFCS) provides social services that improve the lives of adults, families, and children in the Jewish and general communities.

If you are in need of assistance, consult our staff directory, or dial 2-1-1 to connect with 211info and local resources.

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