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Jewish Family & Children’s Services (JFCS) of Southern Arizona, provides counseling and community services to all.

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DR – ABOUT US

For over 40 years, Divorce Recovery has been providing support to local Tucsonans going through a divorce or separation.

This program was initially an independent 501(c)(3) non-profit charitable organization, and in 2021 it merged with JFCS to consolidate their resources, experience, and services.

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COUNSELING

JFCS of Southern Arizona is here to provide therapeutic support online or by phone to anyone who needs it.

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JEWISH EMERGENCY FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE

Jewish Emergency Financial Assistance (JEFA) through the support of the Jewish Federation of Southern Arizona, Jewish Community Foundation and very caring donors, helps Jewish individuals and families with emergency financial assistance to avoid eviction, utility shut-off and hunger by offering short term financial assistance in several areas.

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COUNSELING FOR ALL AGES

We provide individual, couples, family, and group counseling services to people of all ages depending on the unique needs of each child, teen, adult, family, or senior.

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JEWISH ELDER ACCESS

We help Jewish seniors 60+ connect with the resources and support they need. We also help people who need support for their senior parents, friends, and neighbors.

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DR – SUPPORT GROUPS

Divorce Recovery has been helping local families going through a divorce or separation for over 40 years. We offer a variety of support groups for adults and families.

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SERVICES

Our Services include; Counseling, Older Adult Services, Emergency Financial Assistance, Abuse & Neglect Prevention Services For Families, Divorce Recovery, Refugee Resettlement Services, and Jewish Holiday Programs.

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COUNSELING FOR VICTIMS OF CRIMES

Project Safe Place (PSP) provides evidence-based counseling services to individuals of all ages who are victims (survivors) or witnesses of crime including domestic violence, sexual assault, childhood sexual and physical abuse, human trafficking, stalking, and many other types of crime that unfortunately are far too common in today’s world.

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OLDER ADULT SERVICES

Our Older Adult Services provide a range of services to those in need, including Jewish Elder Access, Care Management, Services For Holocaust Survivors, Durable Home Medical Equipment and Ethical Wills.

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CARE MANAGEMENT

We bring broad connections and support to our clients, beginning with a care plan that emphasizes quality of life, self-reliance, and independence. Our plans are holistic, addressing 7 key life arenas: each client’s immediate environment, social connections, finances, legal issues, and medical, spiritual, and psychological needs.

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FINANCIAL WELLNESS PROGRAM

Our Financial Wellness Program helps clients to improve their overall financial wellness through the use of goal-based education, resource development, and written and experiential activities.

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SERVICES FOR HOLOCAUST SURVIVORS

We appreciate the opportunity to provide support for the many local Holocaust Survivors we have served since the Claims Conference-funded program started in Tucson in 1998. We continue to assist the many Survivors living in our community.

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DR – OUR DONORS

As a 501(c)(3) non-profit, Divorce Recovery greatly relies on the generous donations of its community. Thank you to the individuals and businesses who have so graciously contributed to our cause. These donations help ensure individuals and families going through divorce or separation have the support and guidance needed during this time of transition.

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CANCER SUPPORT GROUP

CHAI Circle is a group of Jewish women in the community who have or have had cancer and believe that it is important for women to have each other for support, encouragement, understanding, and even humor. Our mission is to empower women to be active and informed survivors. Our goals include education, mentoring, socialization, spirituality, and support.

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ABUSE AND NEGLECT PREVENTION SERVICES FOR FAMILIES

Our Family Connections and Nurturing Parenting Program aims to keep children safely in their homes by reducing the risk of child abuse/neglect and increasing parenting capacities. Our services are trauma-informed, person-centered, and consider each family’s unique needs.

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DR – VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES

Divorce Recovery is a program that is managed and led by volunteers. Our group leaders are committed to serving adults and children who are going through the break-up of their family relationship. They are exceptionally committed women and men who have been willing to spend hundreds of hours in service to others.

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ETHICAL WILLS

Ethical wills–also called legacy letters–are written by men and women of every age, ethnicity, faith tradition, economic circumstance and educational level, to pass on values such as the importance of charity from one generation to the next.

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DR – CONTACT US

For questions regarding Divorce Recovery, to sign-up for a group, or to purchase a Divorce Recovery Handbook, please contact us at the information on this page.

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ABOUT

Learn more about JFCS of Southern Arizona, including our News, Events, Executive Leadership Team, Senior Management, Board of Directors, Gifts & Grants, Annual Reports, Careers & how to contact us.

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ANDREA M. BALLARD

Andrea Ballard, MBA, is Chief Operating Officer for Jewish Family & Children’s Services for Southern Arizona. Prior to joining JFCS, she served as Chief Operating Officer and Vice President of Finance for the Tucson Association of REALTORS for the past eleven years. Andrea brings a wide range of financial and accounting skills to our organization, having worked in the casino industry for close to twenty years.

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CAREERS

We’re hiring! Our employees support the vision, mission, and values of our agency and they are integral to the support we provide to the greater Tucson community. We are small in numbers, but big in the contributions each of us make. JFCS is an equal opportunity employer.

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CARLOS A. HERNANDEZ

Carlos A. Hernández has served as Director of Quality Management with Pantano Behavioral Health Services in Tucson, Research Project Coordinator with Children’s Memorial Hospital in Chicago, a part-time social work consultant, a program supervisor with the Association House of Chicago’s Independent Living Program, and a case manager for that organization’s foster care program.

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CONTACT

Contact information for the JFCS of Southern Arizona, including phone number, physical address, and email address.

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GIFTS & GRANTS

Our funding comes from a variety of sources. We appreciate these partnerships, which allow our expert and compassionate staff to serve our clients during difficult times in their lives.

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MELISSA ZIMMERMAN

Melissa Zimmerman, Vice President of Clinical Services for Jewish Family & Children’s Services, oversees behavioral health programs that provide evidence-based therapeutic interventions to Tucson and Southern Arizona communities.

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CAR DONATIONS

There’s another way to give, donate your vehicle! Help our families, children and older adults in need by donating your car (or any motor vehicle or airplane) to JFCS of Southern Arizona today.

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GET INVOLVED

Volunteers help JFCS programs reach more people in need. Our volunteers are integral to the success of the JFCS of Southern Arizona.

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LEAVE A LEGACY

Gifts through your estate can provide important financial benefits to you and are an enduring legacy of your concern for our community.

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MATZA & MORE

Continuing the sacred tradition of Passover. Help ensure that all in our community can celebrate Passover with joy and dignity.

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WAYS TO GIVE

Learn how you can give to JFCS of Southern Arizona, in the following ways; Donate Online, AZ Charitable Tax Credit, Car Donations, Leave a Legacy, Gifts of Stocks & Securities, Tribute & Honor Gifts, Get Involved, as well as Matza & More.

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Legal Pages

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DISCLAIMER

Read the JFCS of Southern Arizona’s website Disclaimer, as it contains important information regarding limitations of our liability.

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PRIVACY POLICY

We value your privacy very highly. Please read this Privacy Policy carefully as it contains important information regarding your privacy and how we may use the information we collect about you.

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