Jewish Family Services

Formed in:  1939
Communities served:  

Adults living in the Lower Mainland, particularly low-income individuals, older adults and their caregivers.

Funding Stream:

Community Counselling Fund

What This Grantee Is Doing for Community Counselling

Jewish Family Services' (JFS) Counselling and Wellness programs are staffed by a team of therapists who have been trained in a variety of therapeutic disciplines such as family systems therapy, couples counselling, individual psycho-therapy, brief or solution-focused therapy, youth counselling and group therapy. They offer individual, couples, family and group therapy on a sliding scale payment system to people of all backgrounds. Clients are also connected with wraparound supports offered by JFS.

Professional therapy with registered clinical counsellors may address a range of concerns including:
- Anxiety
- Bereavement and loss
- Depression
- Health-related concerns
- Isolation and loneliness
- Personal growth and wellness
- Relationship or family issues
- Stress
- Trauma

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