Food Security Initiatives

JFCS and PRISM Food Shelf of Golden Valley have an operating partnership to extend the capacities of both social service agencies to meet the needs of individuals and families experiencing financial hardship and/or food insecurity.

Hag Sameach

To ensure joyous celebrations, JFCS provides gifts and holiday ritual items to families and individuals in need during Chanukah and Passover. Individuals or families in need of holiday gifts must be referred to the Hag Sameach program. For more information, contact Mindy Teele at 952-542-4870 or

Mental Health Education Conference

This collaboration of JFCS and Jewish Family Service of St. Paul raises awareness of mental health issues, provides support for individuals and families and offers education through an annual conference on mental health.

The Jewish Community Inclusion Program for People with Disabilities

The Inclusion Program coordinates community-wide efforts to raise awareness, provide consultation and help Jewish organizations understand how to eliminate barriers to facilitate meaningful participation and involvement for all people.