Jewish Family Service Association (JFSA)
Jewish Family Service Association of Cleveland, a private, non-profit organization, serves to strengthen families and individuals in both the Jewish and general communities. Guided by traditional Jewish values of communal responsibility and social justice, JFSA is committed to enhancing every individual's ability to thrive in the community.
Jewish Family Service Association of Cleveland (JFSA) is a contemporary social services and health care organization which has served the greater Cleveland community for nearly 150 years. JFSA provides individuals and families solutions to face life’s challenges with confidence. JFSA offer four areas of service:
- Achieving Potential – Helping people with mental illness and developmental disabilities achieve greater independence and inclusion.
- Caring at Home – Providing solutions seniors and other adults need to continue to manage their independence and live healthier lives.
- Empowering Youth – Strengthening the role teens and young adults play in our community.
- Strengthening Families – Helping families achieve self-sufficiency in the face of financial crisis, homelessness, or domestic abuse.
In addition, JFSA operates Alyson’s Place Medical Clinic to provide comprehensive and quality health care to clients. JFSA also helps those with Alzheimer’s Disease and their caregivers through educational support, respite, and case management.
JFSA Caring at Home: Holocaust Survivor Support Program
Our commitment to Holocaust Survivors is deep and steadfast. Since 1996, we have provided thousands of survivors support and services to give comfort and strength. Many Survivors are without family and have social, financial and medical needs.
JFSA Strengthening Families: Family Violence Services
Nationally recognized domestic violence prevention and outreach.
JFSA Achieving Potential: Counseling and Psychiatry Services
Counseling Services JFSA helps individuals manage life transitions, resolve personal crises, learn new ways to behave more effectively, and cope with personal emotional upset and/or mental illness through a therapeutic relationship with trained mental health professionals. This service is based on a confidential individual mental health assessment to determine the...
JFSA Achieving Potential: Therapeutic Services
Cognitive Enhancement Therapy (CET) CET is an evidence-based practice that helps people with schizophrenia and related mental illnesses improve their processing speed, cognition (attention, memory and problem solving), and social cognition (the ability to interact wisely with others). Cognitive skills are enhanced though computer exercises, group exercises and homework. CET has individual coaching and a classroom format. Art...
JFSA Caring at Home: Lifeline Medical Alert Systems
Mobile medical alert systems provide individuals and their families peace of mind 24/7. Through a partnership with Lifeline, JFSA offers two kinds of alert devices for a personalized response plan.