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WOW! We thank the numerous generous donors as well as the gracious second homeowner in Park City who provided a $2,500 challenge grant for making an impact to the tune of over $7,200 through online and offline donations in support of Jewish Family Service through the LivePC-GivePC campaign on Friday, November 6. THANK YOU to all for helping JFS continue to serve individuals and families in need throughout Summit and Wasatch Counties!Your gifts helped LivePC-GivePC exceed its goal (of reaching $1,234,567) by raising $1,348,667 for non-profits serving Park City and the surrounding communities on this one BIG day of giving. See all results here.  

Announcing the 2016 JFS Lecture Series

JFS is pleased to announce topics and speakers for our 2016 Lecture Series, now in its fifth year. Please call JFS at 801.746.4334 to register for any of the lectures beforehand. (Details are subject to change - check here or call JFS for up-to-date informtion.)   Wednesday, February 10, 2016Teens and SleepLori Neeleman, PhD, Behavioral Sleep Medicine Specialist, Intermountain Healthcare7:00pm at The McGillis School, Salt Lake City*   Tuesday, March 15, 2016Preparing Our Kids for College Life   “The Hunting Ground” (Film and Discussion)7:00pm at The Jim Santy Auditorium, Park City**   Wednesday, April 6, 2016Coping with Chronic PainLinda Caston, Pain Management Services, Intermountain Healthcare 7:00pm at The McGillis School, Salt Lake City*   Wednesday, May 4, 2016Transitions in AgingPanel: Heather Welch, OTD, OTR/L, CDRS, AARP Driving SpecialistLiz Garcia-Leavitt, LCSW, Center for Alzheimer’s Care, Imaging and Research JFS Counseling Program Staff7:00pm at The McGillis School, Salt Lake City*   * The McGillis School: 668 South 1300 East, SLC 84102** The Jim Santy Auditorium, Park City Library: 1255 Park Ave., Park City 84060  

THANK YOU for supporting the JFS Tribute Dinner

THANK YOU for recognizing that "Service Matters"! See a segment on ABC4-Utah News on the event HERE. Thanks to all our guests, advertisers and sponsors who participated in the 8th annual JFS Tribute Dinner we raised the most money ever for our biggest fundraising event of the year! On October 25, 2015 Jewish Family Service honored Patrice Arent, Erin Litvack, and Fraser Nelson, individuals who have dedicated their professional and personal lives to community, public, and volunteer service, at our Tribute Dinner "Service Matters" held at the Little America Hotel. See photos from the evening HERE (photos by Sweet Dee Photography).   These extraordinary leaders have lived their lives knowing that "Service Matters." Their influence is evident in many sectors in our Utah community, from civic, and non-profit, to private. Their impact has touched a host of important issues, including the environment, education, the arts, HIV/AIDS, disability rights, gender equality, and homelessness, to name a few. The Tribute Dinner raises vital funds so that JFS can continue to help individuals and families in our local community facing life's challenges – aging, illness, unemployment, financial uncertainty, hunger, mental health concerns, family problems, or personal issues. JFS serves people of all backgrounds by providing affordable mental health counseling, care management…

Adoption Home Studies from JFS!

NEW! JFS is pleased to announce a new service being provided to all individuals and couples navigating through the journey of adoption. Jania Sommers, LCSW, is offering pre- and post-adoption home studies (no placement services). For fee schedule and further information, please call JFS at 801.746.4334.