• Jewish Family Service of Orange County Jewish Family Service of Orange County


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Mission Statement

Jewish Family Service strengthens families and community by providing a wide range of professional and accessible social services. We offer these services to the entire community of Orange County within the guidelines of and in accordance with Jewish ethics and traditions.


Programs include:

Friendly Visitor/Faith in Action Program -Trained and supervised volunteers provide home visits, transportation to medical appointments and shopping to frail adults.

Our volunteers provide transportation to Littman Cancer Center for treatments when no other means of transportation available.

Case management (referral & education services) and Care management for advocacy and "Peace of Mind" looking after a loved one.

Counseling by experienced licensed clinicians

Support groups for single mothers

Through events offering music, food and activities for holiday celebrations, programs target children with special needs and adults with developmental disabilities as well as older adults.

Emergency aid including food and support towards rent, subsidized counceling, depending on available funds.

Referral and Assistance.




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Would you recommend Jewish Family Service of Orange County?

by Eleanor I. (2016-11-14 20:50:42.0)
I got in touch with them and was told I needed to attend a training before volunteering (I think it was a 6-hour training - mostly signing papers) We filled out papers with what we were and were not interested in. I wanted to be a home companion, and specifically wrote that I did not want to drive seniors because I was concerned about them possibly getting hurt getting into and out of the car. So the first (and only) job that they called me for: to drive a woman to her dr appointment. I did it anyway and it went well. After that I didn't receive any more calls. I even reached out to them several times and told them to please get in touch if they needed volunteers for anything and I didn't hear back unless it was for something I told them previously that I was uncomfortable doing. This was about 6 years ago, and I still get a holiday card from them and an invitation to the volunteer dinner (I dont attend), even though I haven't gotten a call from them in years about volunteering.
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