If you are concerned about someone who might be in a life threatening situation,

contact 911 (critical emergency and medical assistance.) 

For JFCS assistance call 201-837-9090 or email

Information and Referral

When you don’t know where to turn, JFCS is here to guide you.  Referrals to JFCS services and other community resources are provided with an effort toward an integrated approach to care.  Click for more info.

Corner Market at JFCS - Food Pantry

Sign up to receive food, household, and baby items from our food pantry. Click for more info.


Mental Health Services

Jewish Family & Children's Services of Northern New Jersey is a licensed mental health agency providing individual, family, couple, group and play therapy, empowering people of all ages to achieve their fullest potential and highest quality of life. Using telehealth, we continue to accept new clients.

Emergencies happen. If you are concerned about someone who may be in a life-threatening situation, please dial 911. 

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Older Adult Services

Enhancing the quality of life for seniors in our community. Senior Services include Kosher Meals on Wheels delivery; care management, Aid and Advocacy; Friendly Visitor, Telecare Connection, Telephone Reassurance, Holocaust Survivor Assistance, Café Europa, Shabbat Meals. Click for more info.


Club Ed - Afterschool Programs 

The Club Ed Afterschool Program provides children with engaging programming in a safe environment. Our afterschool childcare is provided in schools in the Cliffside Park, North Bergen, Fairview, and Fort Lee public schools.  Click for more info.


Support Groups

JFCS offers support groups in the following areas: Bereavement for Widows/Widowers, Second Generation Holocaust Survivors, Coping with Aging Parents, Wolff Caregiver (for caregivers of people with dementia/Alzheimer's), Social Skills group for children, and Israeli Women's group. All support groups are currently being held over zoom.


JFCS is committed to group work as a valuable approach.  If a particular need arises with four or more individuals struggling with similar issues, JFCS professionals will facilitate the formation of groups for therapeutic, moral support, or co-educational value. Click for more info.


Basic Needs Assistance

Helping families meet the financial challenges they face while dealing with economic difficulties in their lives. JFCS caseworkers assist clients in assessing their situations and creating action plans that meet their immediate critical needs, with long-term stabilization as the goal. Click for more info.


Re-Launch Career Services

Whether you are unemployed or underemployed, we can help you navigate the job market, work on your (zoom) interview skills, create an action plan for your job search and help you regain confidence in your abilities.  Click for more info.

Field Education

JFCS provides interns with quality supervision by experienced professionals who are committed to their development.  A comprehensive training curriculum, including presentations, case studies and discussions, is also key. JFCS strives to provide a learning experience pivotal in successfully guiding students toward their prospective social work careers.  Click for more info.