Jewish Family Service of Colorado

Partnership Affiliation

 
Data Provided By
Mile High United Way Mile High United Way - MHUW
General Information
Description of AgencyJewish Family Service of Colorado (JFS) is a nonsectarian, nonprofit human services agency serving metro Denver and Boulder. JFS helps seniors live independently at home, provides mental health counseling, offers training and job placement to people with intellectual and developmental disabilities, and provides food and financial aid to people in crisis. Every year, the agency benefits nearly 24,000 people of all ages, faiths, incomes, and abilities.
MissionTo enhance well-being to those in need throughout the greater Denver community by delivering services based on Jewish values.
HistoryA comprehensive human service agency serving the greater Denver community since 1872, co-founded by Frances Wisebart Jacobs, a Colorado pioneer who co-founded the United Way of America.
LocationDenver County
Geographic AreaAdams, Arapahoe, Boulder, Broomfield, Denver, Douglas, Jefferson counties
Public TransportationRTD
Facility/ADA AccessLimited, call for specific information
Intake ProcedureCall for more information.
Agency TypeNonprofit
 
Client Information
Languages SpokenEnglish, Russian, Yiddish, Spanish, German
EligibilityEligibility varies by service.
 
Availability
Hours of OperationMonday - Friday, 8:15 a.m. - 4:45 p.m.
 
Contact Information
Physical Site Address 13201 S Tamarac Dr
Physical Site City, State, ZipDenver, CO 80231
Main Phone(303) 597-5000
Fax(303) 597-7700
Emailjfs@jewishfamilyservice.org
Web Addresswww.jewishfamilyservice.org
 
Director Information
Director's NameShepard Nevel
Director's PositionPresident/CEO
Director's Phone(303) 597-5000
 
Additional Information
Date Agency Entered1/25/1996
United Way Partner AgencyX
SourceMHUW
 
Affiliated Programs and Services
This Agency: Jewish Family Service of Colorado
Affiliated Programs: Main Office - Jewish Family Service of Colorado
SHALOM Denver - Jewish Family Service of Colorado
Affiliated Services: Employment and Training for Individuals with Disabilities (SHALOM Denver) - Jewish Family Service of Colorado
Food Pantry (Main Office) - Jewish Family Service of Colorado
Geriatric Counseling (Main Office) - Jewish Family Service of Colorado
Homemaker Service (Main Office) - Jewish Family Service of Colorado
Kosher Home Delivered Meals (Main Office) - Jewish Family Service of Colorado
Outpatient Mental Health Counseling (Main Office) - Jewish Family Service of Colorado