Counseling & Wellness

Whether you are struggling with depression that impacts your family and work life, are unhappy in a relationship or reeling from a personal loss, Jewish Family Services (JFS) Counseling can help you regain a sense of well-being and stability. Our expert staff of licensed therapists work with children, adolescents and adults of all ages to help resolve their personal difficulties and to put themselves back in charge of their lives.

How does the Counseling program work?

  • Call JFS to be connected with one of our licensed counselors
  • Counseling is either insurance eligible or based on income. We are able to offer services at a reasonable cost.  We are waiving fees for the first three crisis intervention sessions during the COVID pandemic
  • A counselor will speak with you to schedule an appointment
  • Clients in crisis can usually speak with a counselor within a 24-hour period
  • Telehealth or in-person appointments are available

Hours

Monday – Thursday, 8:30 am – 6 pm and Friday, 8:30 am – 4:00 pm. Evening hours by request.

Locations

Counseling Center
920 Winton Road
Rochester, NY 14618 (Map)

Jewish Family Services

255 East Avenue Suite 201,
Rochester, NY 14604 (Map)

We also offer telehealth counseling appointments.

Contact

For more information or to schedule an appointment contact us at counseling@jfsrochester.org or call (585) 506-3060.

Generous Supporters

The Max and Marian Farash Charitable Foundation 

MENTAL HEALTH

Counseling & Wellness

Whether you are struggling with depression that impacts your family and work life, are unhappy in a relationship or reeling from a personal loss, Jewish Family Services (JFS) Counseling can help you regain a sense of well-being and stability.

Groups and Educational Offerings

We offer therapy/support groups and educational offerings (webinars and workshops) that support the mental health and wellness of community members.

Sara Line

The Sara Line is a confidential hotline intended for Jewish women who have experienced some form of domestic abuse including emotional, physical, financial, sexual or verbal attacks. Women who call the SARA line are provided with information, support and resources to help them address their concerns about safety and their family’s future.

School Counselor

The Jewish Family Services (JFS) School Counselor provides services to meet the social, emotional, developmental, and mental health needs of children and youth at Jewish day schools, religious schools, and child care centers.

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