We provide tools and resources to achieve financial stability and self-sufficiency.
Jewish Family Service (JFS) staff compassionately provide a holistic case management approach that is client-focused and strength-based to address clients’ financial, emotional and employment needs—with the goal of self-sufficiency. Additionally, through financial coaching, our staff guides, supports and partners with clients to help them define goals and create a plan to reach their full potential. By providing clients with encouragement and accountability, they are empowered to work towards their goals.
A series of six free classes offered up to three times a year:
Jewish Family Service of Houston, Austin, and Dallas have partnered with BubbieCare to create a financial literacy and coaching study for Caregivers through the BubbieCare network. The purpose of this study, created in association with the Wilson Sheehan Lab for Economic Opportunities at the University of Notre Dame, is for caregivers to work towards increasing income, building savings, and acquiring assets while taking financial literacy courses and participating in financial coaching sessions.
JFS helps individuals and families access resources and benefits to assist making ends meet, while also coaching clients to learn skills to reach financial stability.
For nearly 60 years, Jewish Family Service has provided local Jewish students pursuing higher education with no-interest loans. Two annual scholarships are available to provide resources to local Jewish undergraduate students enabling them to realize their potential.
JFS offers an array of services and resources for our community. There's no need to feel embarrassed to ask for help. Please feel free to contact us if you have any questions or to register for services. Once we receive your submission, we will call you and schedule a phone appointment with you within 2 business days. Please note that due to the pandemic, some services are being delivered remotely.