Jewish Family Service of St. Paul

Mission Statement

Inspired by Jewish values, Jewish Family Service assists individuals and families by helping them build on their strengths to develop the skills and confidence to meet life's challenges with dignity.

Impact and Programs

Accomplishments JFS provided services to approximately 1,200 persons during the past year. We helped over 800 elderly individuals continue to live independently through care management; placed 86 people in jobs that increased their annual earnings by almost $20,000 each; Provided 1:1 counseling to over 100 persons, allowing them to address concerns; We delivered over 14,000 Kosher meals to nearly 100 individuals; Provided chaplaincy services to over 50 individuals who otherwise would have been isolated and not affiliated with a synagogue or church.
Current Goals JFS intends to increase the number of people receiving counseling by 40% by adding a part-time therapist; Continue to help over 800 elderly individuals remain living independently; Deliver 15,000 Kosher meals to isolated, low income individuals in the community; Increase volunteer involvement in our programs by adding a professional Volunteer Coordinator; Implement our para-chaplaincy program to provide spiritual services to over 100 unaffiliated persons.
Community or Constituency Served Jewish Family Service provides services to the greater St. Paul area and surrounding suburbs. We work with people of all backgrounds, ethnicity and faith.
Geographic Area Served East Metro

Reports & Finances

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Organization Last Reviewed on 09/12/2017

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1633 West 7th Street
St. Paul, MN 55102
Phone: 651-698-0767

General Information

Alternative Name: Jewish Family Service JFS
EIN: 41-0694697
Principal Staff: Ted Flaum
Number of Full-Time Equivalents (FTE): 25.5
Volunteer Opportunities: Yes
Number of Clients: 1190
Ruling Year: 1942


Board Chair: Mitzi Gramling
Number of Board Members: 24
Board Meetings with Quorum: 10
Average Member Attendance: 15.8

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