Jewish Family Services

Jewish Family Services located in Overland Park KS




Jewish Family Services is a comprehensive human service agency committed to strengthening lives throughout Greater Kansas City. Our programs are anchored in core Jewish values that honor community and caring for one another, while serving people of all faiths

We provide essential human services for people facing challenges in everyday life or times of crisis — regardless of faith, age, culture or lifestyle.

A highly-skilled and compassionate staff are dedicated to preserving the well-being,

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Our Response to COVID-19:

Jewish Family Services is here for you and your members. JFS provides essential human services for people facing everyday challenges or in times of crisis like these-regardless of faith, age, culture, income level or lifestyle. JFS is available to help or connect you to resources if your concerns are outside our area of expertise.

JFS offers support through two locations of its food pantry,
While we have adjusted the way we deliver programs and services to comply with safety regulations, we are open and continue to help members of the community meet life’s challenges. Our dedicated team of compassionate professionals can help people with their unique situation.
JFS offers a wide variety of services including Kesher KC, Older Adult Services, Mental Health Services, Family Life Education, and Chaplaincy. If you know someone in need of food, mental health support, emergency assistance, or is isolated, please have them contact the JFS Navigator at (913) 327-8250 or email A staff member will connect them with JFS services or other community resources.



  • Hosted by Nick Haines, Executive Producer of Public Affairs for Kansas City PBS, the Friends of the Family event brings together our community—both long-time friends and new ones—in support of JFS programs and clients. Featuring stories from clients, staff, and an interview with Kansas City Mayor Quinton Lucas, illustrating how Jewish Family Services provides vital human services to over 7,000 individuals each year—people of all faiths, ages, cultures, and lifestyles.