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For Refugees

Our resettlement program services a diverse population in the East Bay, from family and parenting support to health system navigation and mental health services. Refugees can request help in a variety of ways.

Refugee Resettlement
  • Ukrainian Crisis Response

    Ukrainian Crisis Response

    Over 350 newly arrived Ukrainians have connected with us to receive services since June of 2023.

  • Afghan Crisis Response

    Afghan Crisis Response

    We provide individualized support from our Dari and Pashto-speaking case managers and psychologists to start new lives in our community.

Immigration Law

Our Immigration Legal Services include general immigration assistance, removal defense, and specialized legal assistance for Afghans.

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For Older Adults & Aging

Our services for older adults include many resources for aging advice along with specific support in home care. We also have support groups, including a Holocaust Survivor program.

  • Older Adult Services

    Older Adult Services

    JFCS East Bay’s highly skilled geriatric social workers provide personalized aging consultation and assessment for older adults and their families.

  • Senior Information Line

    Senior Information Line

    Our Senior Information Line is a free service that offers advice and local information resources for older adults and their families.

  • Counseling & Therapy

    Counseling & Therapy

    Our licensed, professional therapists provide a safe environment where older adults can explore the emotional challenges of everyday life.

  • Home Care

    Home Care

    Our geriatric social workers help with personalized home care consultation and assessment for older adults and their families.

For Children, Youth & Families

JFCS East Bay offers many services for children, youth, and families including preschool consultation, and therapy when determined beneficial.

  • Preschool Consultation

    Preschool Consultation

    Our preschool consultation services bring our early childhood experts into the school to provide guidance to teachers and parents on childhood trauma, child development, behavioral issues, and classroom structure.

  • Therapy


    Our mental health clinicians have extensive expertise working with children and families to address various issues that may arise during childhood and adolescence.

Jewish Community Care

Our Jewish heritage and faith are exemplified in our care for the Jewish Community in the Alameda and Contra Costa Counties. We offer counseling for students, a safety net program, support groups, disability services, and more. We also have a special program for Holocaust survivors.

  • Jewish Community Safety Net

    Jewish Community Safety Net

    Our Jewish Community Safety Net program helps to stabilize Jewish community members in the East Bay who are going through challenging times.

  • Counseling for Students

    Counseling for Students

    We support local East Bay Jewish Students’ mental health needs.

  • Holocaust Survivors

    Holocaust Survivors

    JFCS East Bay is the only organization providing specialized services and assistance to the more than 250 Holocaust survivors in Alameda and Contra Costa counties.

  • Support Groups

    Support Groups

    We offer Jewish Community support and guidance.


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This list was carefully compiled based on what our clients have requested the most. We are grateful for any contribution!