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About

Our goal is to build a community of empowered lives by making hope and opportunity happen.

Jewish Family & Career Services of Atlanta (JF&CS) offers programs and resources to transform lives. Building on our 125-year history, we are here to help individuals and families of all faiths live to their full potential. Guided by Jewish values, we are a welcoming community, and our experienced professionals bring integrity and compassion to their work in the fields of aging and older adults, career counseling, dentistry, mental health, intellectual and developmental disabilities, and need-based support services. We serve thousands of individuals annually regardless of age, race, religion, national origin or ability to pay.

JF&CS is a proud partner of the Jewish Federation of Greater Atlanta and United Way of Greater Atlanta. Accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities.

Our Leadership

Board of Directors

Jewish Family & Career Services thrives today as one of the largest and most progressive human services agencies in our community thanks to the legacy of our leadership.

Leadership of a cause "to serve the needs of others" is not inspired by a desire for fame or fortune. The individuals who committed to guide our agency were driven by a genuine concern for others and a passion for their community. Indeed, our leaders have changed the world for thousands of people they will never even meet.

Jeff Alperin President

Rashelle Berry Vice Chair

Lauren Harris Vice President of Program, Planning & Strategy

Lisa Freedman Vice President of External Communications

Robin Feldman Vice President of Resource Development

Deborah Jacobs Vice President of Board Development

Bill Millkey Vice President of Building & Facilities

Scott Rittenberg Treasurer

Bruce Lindemann Secretary/Vice President of Internal Communications

Michael Levy Immediate Past President

Carly Siegel Assistant Treasurer

BOARD MEMBERS

Jon Amsler

Beth Arogeti

Sid Besmertnik

Mary Pat Crouch

Ellen Feinsand

Jennifer Feld

Jodi Fleisig

David Horwitz

Todd Hurst

Daniel Kaufman

Ann Kay

Zak Koffler

Lauren Mahoney

Alison Lukacsko

Rabbi Steven Rau

Mindi Sard

Todd Surden

Arin Tritt

Sue Warshal

Jodi Weintraub

Suzanne Wilner

The Journey

It begins when you make the call. Walk through the door. Reach out your hand – and have your hand be taken.

Read The Journey Book Online

JF&CS' Mission, Vision & Core Values

  • Our Vision

    A Community of Empowered Lives

  • Our Mission

    Making Hope and Opportunity Happen

  • Our Core Values

    Our vast array of services and programs serve a diverse population, both Jewish and non-Jewish. We hold these values close to our heart:

    • Commitment and Integrity
    • Compassion and Respect
    • Innovation and Collaboration
    • Professionalism and Responsiveness
    • Diversity and Inclusion
    • Impact and Data-Driven Decision Making

Strategic Plan

Our journey on the path forward.

Read Strategic Plan

You too can be a part of delivering our vision. View job openings at JF&CS.

JF&CS Community Partners

Corporate and Event Sponsors