Just Call JFCS: It’s not just another tagline

Intake and Resource Connection is JFCS' first response to requests for help  At JFCS, we like to stress that we are the first place people call for help when they are facing a challenge. However, even people who are aware JFCS provides assistance in a multitude of areas are often unsure wh[...]

Solar panels on JFCS’ new building help us go green

Noble Conservation Solutions Noble Conservation Solutions donated solar panels to JFCS  In partnership with Noble Conservation Solutions, JFCS recently installed two solar systems as part of our commitment to incorporating health and environmental design elements to the Stillman Family Foundation Building. The solar P[...]

JFCS Counselor and Program Manager Carole Cera named Social Worker of the Year

Carole Cera Cera is celebrating 30 years with JFCS in September  Carole Cera, a counselor and program manager with Jewish Family and Children’s Service of Minneapolis (JFCS), is celebrating 30 years with the agency this year and now she has another accomplishment to celebrate – she has been honore[...]

Jeff Barin installed as new JFCS Board President

Barin began volunteering with agency 30 years ago  In the 1980s, Jeff Barin was a single dad who moved away from Minneapolis for a short period of time. His son, who was 9 at the time, was enrolled in JFCS’ Jewish Big Brother/Big Sister Program so he could have a “Big Brother friend.[...]

Local artist Sharon Stillman’s work featured in JFCS’ new building

JFCS’ new building, our Next Century Home, is beautiful for many reasons, but one is due to all the beautiful art pieces that are strategically placed throughout the facility. Local artist Sharon Stillman was commissioned to create a couple of the pieces that are on display, including a ceramic fl[...]

JFCS statement on Pittsburgh

It has been 24 hours since the Jewish community of Pittsburgh experienced an attack that has taken precious lives and angered and traumatized a whole community for years to come. Our sorrow, sympathy and compassion for that community joins with those around the country who wish to help with the heal[...]

Introducing our Next Century Home!

After years of discussion, planning and eventually packing, Jewish Family and Children’s Service of Minneapolis (JFCS) reached its long-awaited goal at the end of February – moving into its first “forever home” – just a few weeks after its 108th birthday! Amid the moving trucks, boxes, and[...]

JFCS moves into its new building in Golden Valley!

Monday, Feb. 26, was move-in day for JFCS! Staff spent the day unpacking boxes, setting up computers, hanging pictures and much more at the agency's new building in Golden Valley (5905 Golden Valley Rd) – JFCS' Next Century Home. The newly renovated building provides JFCS with a permanent home for[...]

JFCS’ ‘Next Century’ location – watch the progress!

Jewish Family and Children’s Service of Minneapolis (JFCS) is excited to announce its “Next Century” location, which will be open in early 2018! JFCS – along with Minnesota-based Pope Architects and the building’s founding sponsor, the Stillman Family Foundation – is renovating an existi[...]