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Clinic Counseling

Individual, group, couples and family therapy are provided to people of all ages at our clinic in Ventura. Our Counseling Services are non-denominational, and all are welcome. Therapists see clients who are struggling with a variety of issues including depression, anxiety and trauma. Other issues include serious illness, divorce, phases of life and adoption. Currently…

Low-Cost Legal Services

Ventura County Jewish Family Service offers a monthly Justice Clinic in the Ventura Office on a monthly basis. The clinic is held on the second  Monday of every month at 6:30 pm. The attorney does not represent people in court but meets with each person individually to review legal paperwork and give legal advice. The…

Senior Case Management

The Beyer Family Senior Case Management program is a program for Jewish Seniors and their families. Seniors and families come to us in a variety of ways; the Senior referring themselves, the family referring or a Rabbi or social service agency making the referral. This is a voluntary service for Seniors. Fees are on a…

Holocaust Survivor Services

JFS assists Holocaust Survivors in obtaining funds for needed services as they age. The JFS Senior Care Manager can apply for Blue Card services to meet a variety of needs for low income Holocaust Survivors. Many low income Holocaust Survivors are eligible for free in home care. JFS can also assist with Claims Conference questions.…

Community Based Social Work

Ventura County Human Services Agency contracts with JFS to provide a bilingual social worker for the Healthy Start program at Sheridan Way Elementary School in Ventura. This is a three way partnership with JFS, Ventura County and Ventura Unified School District. The social worker serves the families who live in the poorest part of Ventura.…

Internship Program

JFS has developed into a highly respected training site for Marriage and Family Therapist Interns and Social Workers. JFS provides a wide range of clinical experience at its two clinics and in the schools. Many MFTs throughout Ventura County obtained some or all of their pre-licensed hours through JFS. Interns receive excellent supervision from our…