About Us

Jewish Family Service of Nashville and Middle Tennessee, Inc. is an independent 501(c)(3) organization whose mission is to provide professional social services from Jewish perspectives which respond to and support individuals and families through life’s transitions.

For more than 160 years, JFS has remained vital and relevant—and always available to respond, no matter how difficult the problem—by continuously adapting our programs and services to meet the changing needs of our dynamic population. We are known as a leader in providing innovative and effective social service solutions to problems facing families and individuals of all ages.

 “Just a note to thank you for us and for the many people you have counseled and helped.  Thank you for your ability to understand, to listen and the ability to do your work with compassion.  Our community is truly fortunate to have the benefit of your services.” ~ member of the community



Association of Jewish Family and Children’s Agencies (AJFCA) www.ajfca.org

Middle Tennessee Inter-Agency Adoption Coalition (IAC) http://www.tennesseeadoption.org/

Center for Non-Profit Management (CNM) www.cnm.org

Council on Aging Leadership Council http://www.councilonaging-midtn.org/programs/advisory-council

View JFS’ Giving Matters Profile http://givingmatters.guidestar.org/NonprofitProfile.aspx?OrgId=2335

JFS receives donated office space in the Gordon Jewish Community Center  www.nashvillejcc.org

JFS is a beneficiary agency of the Jewish Federation and Jewish Foundation of Nashville and Middle Tennessee  www.jewishnashville.org


Mission and Values

Our History

Board of Directors

Our Staff