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Jewish Family Services of WNC, Inc. is a non-profit organization under section 501(c)(3) of the IRS code. Contributions are tax deductible to the extent allowed by law. Financial information about this organization and a copy of its license are available from the State Charitable Solicitation Licensing Branch at 919-807-2214. The license is not an endorsement by the State.


Jewish Family Services of WNC

2 Doctors Park Suite E, Asheville, NC 28801    828.253.2900



JFS Spring Fest 2015 was a great success!

We couldn't have done it without all of our

volunteers, patrons, and corporate support!

Event Planning Committee                    Other Volunteers

Judy Leah Duncan - Co-Chair                                          Eva Blinder

  Bernie Shulimson - Co-Chair                                            Travis Childs

  Lorre Diamond                                                               Judie Cohen

    Arlene Doloboff                                                        Michelle & Eddie Dorf

    June Dreznick                                                               Carol Falender

Joan Gold of blessed memory                                         Brad Morris

    Adele Gurevich                                                              Amy Silverman

      Judy Kaplan                                                                 Janice Silverman

  Margaret Kort                                                               Bob Weinberg

                                 Gloria & Dan Pincu                                                        Syd White                                    

       Laurie & Mike Simmond                                                                         


Patron Support     

Gold Patrons                      Silver Patrons

     Judy & Zane Duncan                 Martha & Julian Biller

         Carol & William Falender           Madelon & Scott Clark

       Judy Kaplan                           Carol & Marty Gillen

                Susan & David Leader               Karen Hyman & Ed Coryell

                                                                                           Joseph Karpen

                                                                                                   Gail & Ron Manheimer

                                                                                                   Rabbi Batsheva & Mark Meiri

                                                                                                   Joyce & Bob Weinberg

           Carol & Bob Wenom


Corporate Support

Please note the side bar on the left with our Corporate Supporters for

JFS Spring Fest 2015 and throughout the year.

And we thank them for their support!


JFS is hiring:

LCSW Psychotherapist -- Part-time

JFS seeks a part-time Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW): This individual provides therapy services at JFS to individuals, couples, families and groups to promote optimum mental and emotional health.

Very flexible hours; $35/hour.

MUST HAVE: Current NC licensure for Clinical Social Work, liability insurance, and must be certified or eligible for certification with Medicare, BCBS-NC.

Submit cover letter and resume to:


Thank you to everyone who contributed to our 2015 Friends of JFS campaign.

Thanks also to everyone who directed their 2015 Federation pledge to JFS.  


Additional donations are always welcome throughout the year!


Jewish Educational Loan Fund (JELF)

Next Application Available September 1, 2015, for spring semester 2016.

The Jewish Educational Loan Fund (JELF) has applications available on line beginning September 1st to Jewish college students.  Applications are for funding for the 2016 Spring Semester 

JELF grants interest-free loans to Jewish students from Florida, Georgia, North Carolina, South Carolina and Virginia for post-secondary study at accredited institutions.  JELF's loans are "last dollar"- they supply the final funds that a student needs to attend school.  These loans can be used for study at a college or university, graduate school or professional/vocational school that leads to a degree or certificate.

Jewish Family Services of WNC is the Local Administrator for JELF in Western North Carolina.  For applications and more information, go to .



This program is made possible through generous grant support from: Sisters of Mercy of North Carolina Foundation, and Perry N. Rudnick Fund at the Community Foundation of Henderson County.

JFS now offers Mental Health Counseling Services to children, adolescents and adults in a confidential setting. Services include individual, couples, family, and group therapy sessions. Issues addressed include depression, anxiety, parenting, grief, trauma, adjustment disorders, relationship problems, stress management, healthy  aging, and LGBT support. 


Sliding scale fees based on income are available; please inquire about Medicare, BCBS-NC & other insurance billing.


Be a JFS Volunteer!

Contact or call 253-2900

 ext. 12 to learn more about volunteering at JFS!

Elder Club Volunteers Needed for all program days!

JFS offers volunteers an opportunity to assist in our rapidly growing Elder Club! Volunteers have a lot of fun while providing a wonderful service to Elder Club participants. Due to growing enrollment in the program on Tuesdays and Thursdays, we may be adding an additional program day to accommodate more older adults. But we can only do that if we have enough volunteers to assist our staff. If you would like to help out in the Club from 10:30am-2pm on Tuesdays or Thursdays, (or Wednesdays in the future), please contact .