Follow Us on Facebook

Support JFS Whenever You Shop at Amazon Click Here to Start

Welcome to Jewish Family Service & Children’s Center of Clifton/Passaic

 Supporting & Strengthening Family LifeA piece of the puzzle

Founded over 50 years ago to serve the communities of greater Clifton and Passaic, Jewish Family Service has a history of evolving services to families in need regardless of race, religion, color, national origin, sex, age or disability.  These services include community-based geriatric services, family counseling, crisis intervention, case management, child-centered mental health services, school consultations and domestic violence services.

Part of a network of 14 family service agencies covering the entire state of New Jersey, Jewish Family Service is positioned to access resources and expand services to a broad network.

Jewish Family Service is a beneficiary of the United Jewish Campaign, the United Way, and Federal and State Grants.


Our Services Include:

Individual, Family, Marital, Group and Play Therapy – "I’ve been trying so long to solve this on my own. Maybe I could use some help."

Workshops and Discussion Groups on Topics of Concern – "I’d like to meet people going through the same thing as me."

Consultation - Do you feel like you need therapy?

Information and Referral – Find out more about benefits, entitlements, resources for yourself and your family, accessing mental health services. 

Services to Special Populations – older adults, victims of domestic violence, children with special needs, including casework, counseling, crisis intervention, group therapy and home visits.

Speakers Bureau – Community presentations on a wide range of topics, from parenting to in-law relationships.