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JFS Mourns the Loss of Stanford Alexander, Community Leader

JFS Houston mourns the passing of Stanford Alexander who, along with wife, Joan, established at JFS Houston's Department of Disability Services, Celebration Company, and The Alexander Institute for Inclusion, as well as the ability for the agency to provide mental health wellness programs and services. May his memory be for a blessing. The family has chosen the For the Good of Life Fund for Celebration Company as a designated charity in his memory.

For donations from donor advised funds or foundations, please contact Rachel Davis, rdavis@jfshouston.org for more information.

JFS Houston

Transforming lives by empowering individuals, families and communities.
Jewish Family Service Houston provides best practice social services to help you on your journey through life. When you want a partner in addressing challenging issues, we are here for you.

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20,000+
Lives Touched
Each Year
116
Individuals with
Disabilities Served
7,000+
Therapy Sessions
109
Years of Experience
A Celebration of JFS Houston Leadership
Thank you to all who joined the Celebration of JFS Houston Leadership, both in person and virtually, on May 24th. May we continue to go from strength to strength! Check out videos from the event and pictures below.

Our Mission

To transform lives by empowering individuals, families and communities — driven by compassion, leading through innovation, guided by Jewish values.

JFS Houston serves people of all faiths and backgrounds. Our professionals provide Behavioral & Mental Health Services, Coaching & Case Management Services, Disability Services, Employment Services and Chaplaincy Services. We invite you to reach out to begin the next stage of your journey. Greater strength and stability are within reach.

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"Whether giving or receiving, JFS helps me, and I believe each and every one of us, discover the best in ourselves."
Donald Freedman, Past President JFS Houston
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Our Services

Jewish Family Service offers a family of services that support and transform the lives of individuals, families and communities by empowering them to strengthen skills, achieve goals and make decisions that will change the trajectory of their lives.

During COVID, most services are offered only virtually, the hours listed on each program page. The main facility, during this time, is only open for deliveries and business matters from 9 a.m. to 3:45 p.m., Monday - Friday.

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