We provide social services to improve the wellbeing of people living in Vancouver and the Lower Mainland.


Food Services

Providing access to healthy food so no one goes hungry.


Family, Youth and Child

Supportive services including food, financial aid & mental health programs.


Counselling and Mental Health

Counselling and therapy services for emotional wellbeing.

Older Adults


Providing care, connection and support throughout the aging journey.


Crisis Response and Advocacy

Reaching out to those in crisis.


Community Services and Programs

Connecting our diverse community and supporting Jewish culture.

A person giving a live cooking demonstration to a room of people.

Nourishing Bodies, Minds, and Spirits

On the sunny afternoon of May 11th, 50 people from JFS’ community joined together at the Kitchen for B’tayavon: A Celebration of Israeli Food. Thank you to ...

Uniting Communities through Food

The Bvulgari Chapter of the Canadian Hadassah-WIZO (CHW-Vancouver)  visited The Kitchen to bake 200 Hamantaschen for JFS clients with Chef Zoe. The Hamantaschen turned out ...
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Social Justice Through Counselling

JFS counsellors are trained to use a social justice lens to reduce barriers affecting marginalized people in our community. Often, our therapists find that therapy ...

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