- With a rich tradition spanning 159 years, JFCS offers an array of services to help children, adults, seniors, and families cope with challenges that can arise throughout the life cycle. The agency’s caring and dedicated staff is committed to providing quality services, compassionate support, and solutions that work. Our mission is to strengthen families and individuals across generations and cultures to achieve stability, independence and community. JFCS carries out its mission through preventive services, family-life education programming, counseling, care management, chaplaincy, and immediate emergency assistance both through its own programs and in collaboration with other community agencies. The agency’s six program areas are Adoption, Child Welfare, Adult and Senior Services, Education and Outreach, Jewish Community Services, and the Center for Special Needs.