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 offers five 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.
- Alyson’s Place Medical Clinic – Providing primary and specialty healthcare for clients, families and the general community.
JFSA Achieving Potential: Adult Day Support
The JFSA Adult Day Support Program provides weekly individual and group activities, such as art, exercise, and community field trips for adults with developmental and/or intellectual disabilities. Activities help individuals have fun, spend time in the community, and learn new skills. Our program focuses on customized and flexible activities that...
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. Therapeutic...
JFSA Achieving Potential: Carol and Marvin Lader Journeys Program
Journeys is a membership-based weekend social program for young adults ages 18 and older with Autism spectrum disorder or other cognitive disorders. The program is designed to help individuals meet new people and make lasting friendships in the community, gain self-confidence and reduce anxiety, and become more independent.
JFSA Caring at Home: Home Cleaning Services
JFSA offers customized home cleaning services that meet the unique needs of individuals and families. Our home cleaners are efficient and trustworthy. All are insured and bonded, and are supervised by JFSA staff. Unlike other cleaning services, JFSA’s home cleaners are trained to identify potentially dangerous situations for older adults,...
JFSA Caring at Home: Shuttle on the Go!
JFSA Shuttle-On-The-Go! is a free service for JFSA clients that provides round-trip transportation to appointments, JFSA programs, and grocery shopping.