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Supporting the Central Ohio Community since 1908, Jewish Family Services helps people find good jobs and companies find the right talent; supports older adults and caregivers in navigating the challenges of aging; provides critical services for refugees entering the U.S.; connects people to community resources; empowers family self-sufficiency through financial counseling; and engages volunteers in giving back.

We welcome individuals of all faiths, races, ages, economic circumstances, sexual orientations and gender identities.


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Lives Touched

People Secured New Employment

Families Stabilized

Rabbi Tali Zelkowicz introduces the work of Jewish Family Services.


If you could help someone change their life for the better, would you? Jewish Family Services of Columbus does it every single day, one family and one person at a time. 

 Jewish Family Services creates a critical and lasting impact across a wide range of communities – both Jewish and non-Jewish – bringing the dignity of self-reliance, of independence, of financial stability and of mind and spirit to everyone they encounter. 

 In short, Jewish Family Services is building a world filled with acts of compassion that strengthen our whole community. 

Our Funders

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AWS In Communities logo
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Capital One logo
The Columbus Foundation logo
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Franklin Country Board of Commissoners logo for child support enforcement
Franklin Country Board of Commissoners logo for job and family services
Franklin Country Board of Commissoners logo for office on aging
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Governor Mike Dewine Faith Based and Community Initiative logo
HIAS logo
Jewish Columbus logo
The Jewish Foundation logo
Network of Jewish Human Service Agencies logo
PNC logo
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United Way of Central Ohio logo
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The Walter Foundation logo
Workforce Development Board of Central Ohio logo
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Get in Touch

Ebner Building
1070 College Avenue
Columbus, OH 43209

Call Us: (614) 231-1890

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 By phone at  614-237-9675

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Jewish Family Services is a proud member of the Human Service Chamber of Franklin County and the Network of Jewish Human Service Agencies

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