Masks are highly encouraged when entering our building. We continue to monitor CDC guidelines to ensure the safety of all clients, volunteers, and staff.

Hiding from the Holocaust: A Story Told in Stitches honoring Leni Bendorf

Leni Bendorf had no idea when she left Germany for Holland in 1938 at the age of 18 to complete her Ajshara (a preparatory experience for immigration to the future state of Israel), that she would never make it to the promised land. Instead, she met her future huband Werner, who was working on a …

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CLAIMS CONFERENCE ANNOUNCES $720 MILLION TO 300 SOCIAL WELFARE ORGANIZATIONS GLOBALLY TO SUPPORT HOLOCAUST SURVIVORS

Jewish Family Service of Greater Dallas among those Receiving Grants in the United States Allocations Include Nearly $47 Million USD In Social Welfare Services In Ukraine As Claims Conference Continues Commitment To Support Holocaust Survivors In The Face Of Imminent Threat March 2, 2022 – Gideon Taylor, President of the Conference on Jewish Material Claims …

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Volunteer Appreciation 2022: Honoring our Superheroes

A Message from Kristen Jackson for JFS Volunteer Appreciation By Kristen Jackson, Director of Volunteer Engagement Just about every Superhero story has a few of the same key elements and the story of the superhero volunteers that we’re telling today is no different. The first element of those stories is, of course, their superpower, which …

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Texas Jewish Family Service Agencies oppose Gov. Greg Abbott’s directive to investigate gender-affirming treatments as child abuse

Texas agencies including Jewish Family Service of Greater Dallas, Shalom Austin Jewish Family Service, Jewish Family Service Houston, and Jewish Family Service of San Antonio stand together in opposition to any efforts to change the definition of child abuse to include “gender-affirming care” as referenced in the Texas Attorney General’s non-binding opinion KP-0401 released on …

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Current Job Openings at JFS Dallas

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, pregnancy, age, national origin, disability status, genetic information, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. ABOUT THE AGENCY Jewish Family Service of Greater Dallas …

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JFS launches new support group for girls age 9-12 who are living with a separated or divorced parent

This 12-week in person therapeutic group is for adolescent girls age 9-12 who are experiencing stressors and adjustment(s) to parental separation/divorce. This group is designed to be a safe space for the girls to gain better mastery of their feelings, sense of self, and adjust to a new chapter in life.  12 weeks, Mondays 2/28/2022 …

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Black History Month

February is Black History Month, a time to recognize the struggles and triumphs of African-Americans throughout U.S. history. Historical oppression and violence has resulted in a myriad of mental health disparities in the Black community, including a mistrust of the medical system and lack of adequate access to mental health resources. Between the COVID-19 pandemic, …

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New Emotional Regulation Skills Virtual Group for Ages 9-11

Emotional Regulation Skills Virtual group on Wednesdays at 6:00pm (2/16, 2/23, 3/2. 3/9) Registration Fee: $40 Overview: Does your child feel overwhelmed by emotions? This group will help children identify, understand, and accept emotional experiences, control impulsive behaviors when distressed, and manage emotional experiences.  Week 1: Introduction & Exploring Feelings Week 2:  Identifying Emotional Triggers …

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JFS Dallas joins NJHSA SNAP Employment & Training National Partnership

The Network of Jewish Human Service Agencies announced the official launch of the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) Employment and Training (E&T) National Partnership. Funded by the US Department of Agriculture (USDA), Food and Nutrition Service (FNS), the purpose of this grant is to support NJHSA member agencies in becoming third-party providers for SNAP E&T. On …

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JFS Launches New Life Coaching Series with Kristin Lobenstein

Every Tuesday in April: April 5, 12, 19 and 26 from 5:30pm – 7:00pm  Register by contacting Kristin Lobenstein, MBA, ACC, Manager of Financial Coaching Services at Klobenstein@JFSDallas.org or calling 469.206.1650 All sessions will be in-person, 12 maximum participants. $100 for the course and all session attendance is required. If the program is full, you …

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