Mission and Values


Jewish Family Service of Nashville and Middle Tennessee, Incorporated provides professional social services from Jewish perspectives which respond to and support individuals and families through life’s transitions.

Jewish Family Service strives to:

–  Improve social, emotional and economic conditions
–  Enhance personal growth
–  Increase opportunities for independent, productive and satisfying lives


Jewish Family Service of Nashville and Middle Tennessee, Incorporated continues its long history and evolution to become a widely recognized professional social service agency to the Jewish and general communities that:

–  Offers excellent quality, cost-effective programs and services
–  Is responsive to the community and members of all ages
–  Provides a Jewish bridge between communities, clients, services and communities
–  Protects confidentiality and privacy
–  Is a prominent, innovative team player, working in collaboration with a wide range of Jewish and other nonprofit and for profit organizations
–  Provides personalized attention throughout its operations
–  Offers accessible, inviting and comfortable office locations
–  Has a dynamic, effective board
–  Is fiscally responsible and has a diverse financial base
–  Attracts, trains and retains excellent professional staff 


Jewish Family Service of Nashville and middle Tennessee, Incorporated is founded upon the following values:

–  Strive to fulfill the following Jewish traditions for our community
–  Perfect the world
–  Offer loving kindness
–  Visit the sick
–  Support peace in the home
–  Adapt to current times and technologies
–  Achieve professional excellence
–  Be sensitive to the diversity of Jewish perspectives