As an integral part of the Jewish community, JFS provides an array of compassionate social services and a connection to any additional services needed. We form collaborative relationships with you, our clients, to enhance your well-being and help you thrive. We approach this mission with the highest level of responsibility, professionalism, and integrity.
JFS Hours of Operation
If this is an emergency, do not call the phone number above, dial 911.
No matter what you need, JFS at the MJCC can be your first point of contact if you are seeking help. The Intake Coordinator will assess needs, provide information, and help community members access services at JFS and elsewhere in the area. Referrals to community partners will be provided if needed. Contact Audrey May, JFS Intake, Referral, and Volunteer Coordinator, at firstname.lastname@example.org or (901) 767-8511.
Classes and Support Groups
JFS provides space and guidance for several classes and support groups. Learn more here.
Compassionate Case Management and Care for Seniors
JFS at the MJCC enhances the lives of seniors and helps older adults maintain the highest level of independence by providing case management and comprehensive support to them and their loved ones. Learn more here.
We provide information, counseling, social programming, advocacy, and comprehensive support for children and adults with special needs, as well as their families and caregivers. We can help you navigate the legal, medical, and educational systems that can be hard to deal with. Contact Bill Monroe, Special Needs Coordinator, at (901) 259-9242 or email@example.com.
We help individuals and families facing a crisis by offering assessment, case management, and financial assistance.
Education and Outreach
We offer workshops and seminars about important issues and needs within the Jewish community.
A transportation service for people age 60+ and for people under 60 with disabilities. Cost is $4 per one-way trip to locations within Shelby County. For more information, or to schedule a ride, contact JFS at (901) 767-8511.
Volunteer at the J
JFS at the MJCC is always looking for dedicated volunteers to help with our services and programs. Please download the volunteer application and return it to Janet Rubin at firstname.lastname@example.org. Learn more here.
Audrey J. May, MSSW, CIRS
JFS Intake, Referral, and Volunteer Coordinator
Bill Monroe, JD
JFS Special Needs Coordinator
JFS Senior Transportation Driver
Mary Elizabeth Jones, MSSW, LCSW
JFS Director of Social Services
Rashki Osina, LMSW
JFS Administrative Assistant
Teresa Hughes, LCSW
JFS Senior Services Manager