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Organization: Jewish Family & Child - Gordon S Wolfe Downtown Branch  
Phone Numbers: 416-961-9344
After Hours: 416-638-7800
Fax: 416-961-9351
Email: info@jfandcs.com
Website: www.jfandcs.com
Address:
35 Madison Ave
Toronto, ON
M5R 2S2
Intersection: Spadina Ave and Bloor St W
Hours: Mon-Thu 9 am-5 pm, Fri 9 am-4 pm
Contacts: Janice Kaiman - Manager
416-961-9344 ext 806
Service Description: Range of services for persons with social and emotional problems * all services confidential

Children -- operates as a Children's Aid Society for the Jewish community * investigates allegations of child neglect and abuse * child protection services * adoption and foster home services and recruitment * adoption disclosure * counselling * big brothers and big sisters program * homework club

Families -- individual, couple, family and group counselling * family life education and life skills programs * financial assistance combined with rehabilitation for persons on social assistance * assistance in finding employment and accommodation * support for families with special needs children

Woman abuse -- counselling, emergency financial assistance, court accompaniment * groups for assaulted women, abusive men * Here to Help -- group program for children (and their mothers) exposed to woman abuse * community outreach * short term accommodation with kosher kitchen for one assaulted woman, with or without children

Other services -- friendly visiting * support for single parents, bereaved parents, widows and widowers, immigrants * groups for women who have been or are in hurtful relationships * chaplaincy services for those in hospitals, long term care facilities, correctional institutions, psychiatric hospitals, centres for persons with developmental disabilities * co-op apartment for 4 males who are socially disabled or expsychiatric patients -- subsidies available * Multilingual Access Program -- escort for persons who are already clients * Settlement and Education Partnership in Toronto (SEPT) -- outreach program based in elementary and secondary schools from mid-August to end of June, and in libraries and social service agencies from July to mid-August * Jewish Hospice Program -- in-home palliative care program * social work services in schools * speakers

Fees: Sliding scale * some free services
Application: For information on providing foster care, call above number or Homes for Kids at 1-877-587-5437 (1-877-587-KIDS)
Languages: English ; Russian ; Hebrew ; Yiddish
Area(s) Served:
Durham Region, East York, Etobicoke, North York, Scarborough, Toronto, York - Toronto  
See Also: Accessing Services in Other Languages
Bereavement
Child Abuse and Welfare
Community Support Services
Counselling - Personal, Family and Couple
Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault
Employment Assistance
Financial Assistance
Friendly Visiting
Housing and Residential Care for People with Mental Illness
Housing Referral and Rights
Immigrant, Newcomer and Refugee Services
In-Home Hospice Care
Mentoring Programs for Children and Youth
Parenting Education
Shelters, Transitional Housing and Drop-in Centres for Women
Widows and Widowers

This information was last completely updated on March 9, 2017

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