Programs & Services

helping-hands-of-jfcsswflChange is a constant in life, and many times change brings about challenges.

At times those challenges can be difficult.

JFCS believes you don’t have to struggle with life’s challenges alone.

We offer a wide range of services and programs for individuals, couples and families of all ages.

 

 

MENTAL HEALTH SERVICES

Our mental health services provide support for those struggling to cope with the challenges brought about by life cycle changes such as the birth of a child, navigating adolescence, divorce or separation, caring for an elderly parent or handling loss.

  • Assessment and short-term counseling are available for individuals, couples and families struggling with anxiety and depression, life transitions, interpersonal relationships, and grief.
  • Groups are available for bereavement counseling and mental health support.
  • Mental health services are provided by a Florida licensed clinical social worker and are strictly confidential.

COMMUNITY SERVICES

JFCS is here to help you cope with crises brought about by change.  The loss of a job, the struggle with food insecurity and the need for assistance for short-term emergency needs such as housing are all addressed by JFCS professional staff.

  • Financial Assistance – Direct assistance is available on an emergency, short term basis. Financial assistance is awarded on a case by case basis.
  • Food Pantry – The JFCS Food Pantry is available for the community.
  • Information and Referral – Information about community resources and referrals to appropriate agencies for specific needs such as housing assisted living, nursing homes and home health care agencies are available.

SENIOR SERVICES

Our Senior Services helps seniors through our case management programs designed to help individuals age safely in place in the community.

  • Naples Senior Center – Our Naples Senior Center provides an exciting venue of stimulating activities and encourages healthy socialization.
  • Senior Outreach and Support Services – JFCS Senior Outreach and Support program includes a variety of supportive services to frail seniors who are unable to come into the office. JFCS defines frail seniors as individuals 60 years of age and older who struggle with physical and/or cognitive limitations.
  • Dementia Respite Support Program – A weekly support group for men with early dementia and a second Brookdale model respite program for individuals with more advanced dementia.   The groups provides lunch and a variety of activities for individuals struggling with cognitive issues.

PJ LIBRARY

In partnership with the Harold Grinspoon Foundation, and with the support of our community philanthropists and partnering organizations, JFCS brings to our Collier County Community this award winning program of monthly books and media for children ages 6 months to 8 years. PJ Library also offers participants community programs during the year. View the PJ Library Newsletter here.
Whenever change brings about challenges, JFCS is here to help.

 

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