The 2018 hurricane season has been extraordinarily active in parts of the U.S., with Hurricane Florence currently impacting millions in the Carolinas. As this natural disaster unfolds, the staff here at VolunteerMatch is doing its part to ensure that, if you are in an affected community, you are prepared and safe. And if you are looking to help with disaster relief efforts, you know about the most effective ways to contribute.
Guided by the Jewish tradition of helping all people, JFCS empowers individuals and families toward self-sufficiency.
JFCS of the Suncoast is a multi-function family agency serving residents of Sarasota, Manatee, Charlotte, DeSoto, Lee & Collier Counties. Our services are offered based on the mission of helping all people and empowering individuals and families toward self-sufficiency.
The main campus is located at 2688 Fruitville Road in Sarasota and services are provided at 27 community-based locations throughout the six county region. JFCS is the area’s premier non-profit organization providing counseling and case management services to veterans, families, youth, seniors, individuals impacted by a cancer diagnosis and Holocaust Survivors.
Known as a community collaborator, JFCS is progressive, transparent and responsive to community needs. Our funding includes both the private and public sector, business partners, individuals, foundations and community campaigns including the United Way and The Jewish Federation of Sarasota-Manatee. Volunteers are an integral part of JFCS, providing supportive services to clients thereby augmenting the professional counseling and case management provided by the staff.
JFCS’ Board of Directors is made up of community and business leaders with a heart of helping. JFCS is accredited by Council on Accreditation (COA) and received a perfect score in May 2017.