Jewish Family Services

Our Mission

Jewish Family Services (JFS) helps you meet life’s challenges. We are a nonprofit, health and human service agency dedicated to helping people achieve their full potential regardless of age, race, religion, or circumstances.


  • Adoption
  • Assessments - Mental Health
  • Assessments - Substance Abuse
  • Assessments - Vocational
  • Community Service
  • Counseling - Individual / Family / Group
  • Employment / Career Services
  • Health Services - Home Health Care
  • Health Services - Occupational Therapy
  • Health Services - Physical Therapy
  • Mental Health Services / Behavioral Issues
  • Support Groups - Disabilities / Health
  • Teen Pregnancy


JFS is a nonprofit that helps everyone in the Richmond, Virginia, community regardless of age, race, religion, gender, or circumstances. Our programs include:

  • Adoption
  • Counseling
  • Elderly care management
  • Home health care
  • Psychological testing
  • Skilled nursing care
  • Volunteers


JFS offers adoption services to all prospective parents, regardless of age, gender, disability, religion, political belief, and family status. We firmly believe great parents come from all walks of life, and all children deserve a permanent, loving home.

Other Details

  • Accepts Volunteers: Yes, must be 18 or older
  • Ages: All
  • Fees: Yes. We accept Medicaid and most private insurance. A sliding fee scale is available

More Information

For more information, please contact:
Jewish Family Services
6718 Patterson Avenue
Richmond, VA 23226

Phone: 804-282-5644
Fax: 804-285-0006
Hotline Phone: 804-282-5402 (Emergencies and after hours)
Email Cheryl Johnson
Jewish Family Services Website

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

Service Definitions

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