Jewish Family Service of the Cincinnati Area Survey
Who is Jewish Family Service (JFS)?
The mission of JFS is to strengthen lives and our community by providing social services to families and individuals in need. Since 1943, Jewish Family Service (JFS) has responded to the changing challenges and stresses of everyday life with the vision to lead the way to a Jewish community where everyone lives with dignity, security and hope.

JFS specializes in:
 - Aging and Caregiver Services/Support
 - Vital Support & Emergency Services (Food, Financial Assistance, Referrals for Help)
 - Youth & Family Services
 
Why is JFS doing this Survey?
A strategic plan is being developed to chart the future of JFS. The agency wants to understand and address the community's highest priorities and most urgent human needs. YOUR ideas and input are essential to having a great plan.
 
Please help us by answering the following questions:
 

Are you familiar with the current work of Jewish Family Service? 

YES
NO
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If yes, what services are you aware of?

 

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Do you think JFS should primarily focus on serving the Jewish community?

YES
NO
Other  
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Help us understand the impact of the services provided today by JFS.

  
Please rank the following current services of JFS in order of importance: 

(1 = Least)
 
Food Pantry (Includes Kosher Food)
Aging Services - Helping older adults maintain their independence
Support for Holocaust Survivors
Emergency Financial Assistance
Case Management for Individuals that need help navigating government assistance programs
Mental Health Case Management for the Jewish Community
Delivery of Passover Meals to those in need
Support for those who are at risk for homelessness
Fee-based Case Management (for those that can afford payment for help)
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JFS has spent hours listening to the community about ideas for possible services based on critical need. Will you please help us prioritize these ideas?
 
Please select, in your opinion, the most important Aging Services JFS should consider offering in the future:

(1 = Least)
 
Adult Day Program
Pastoral Care Rabbi to serve unaffiliated individuals
Ambassadors to reach isolated seniors
Support for individuals and caregivers with dementia
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Please select the most important Family & Youth Programs JFS should consider offering in the future:


(1 = Least)
 
Addiction/Substance Abuse Support
Focus on support for Younger Families (Parenting, Financial Planning, etc.)
Teen support/Case Management to help with Stress/Anxiety
Support for Individuals with Special Needs
Connecting the Jewish Community through events/programs on mental health and life issues such as: suicide prevention, anxiety, managing societal pressure
Support groups for life challenges such as: divorce, grief, and infertility
Comprehensive case management for families needing help including multi-generational issues, financial planning, etc.
Comprehensive resource and referral services mental health issues
Affordable counseling for all
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Do you think JFS should expand its services to more locations?

YES
NO
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Is there any service that has not been listed that you believe JFS should provide? If so, please list.
 

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Share any additional thoughts you have regarding the future of JFS for consideration in the strategic plan.
 

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Thank you! We appreciate your input!