Jewish Family Service


Jewish Family Service, a department of the Jewish Federation of Greater Santa Barbara, is dedicated to strengthening the quality of life for individuals and families throughout their life. Jewish Family Service offers a wide range of professional counseling and support services, without regard to religion, race, ethnicity, or disability.


Jewish Family Service (JFS) is one of over 145 members of the Association of Jewish Family and Children's agencies representing Jewish human service organizations throughout the U.S. and Canada.


For more information contact Community Outreach Coordinator Carolyn Geiger at or call (805) 957-1116 ext 117.

Services Provided by JFS

Caring Visitors

Would you (or someone you know) enjoy a weekly visitor to talk to, share a cup of coffee, play a game of cards or take a walk with?

Schmooze in a Box

Our curbside free lunch program is every Tuesday from 11:30 am-12:30 pm in the Federation's parking lot, 524 Chapala Street.


We offer referrals for a wide range of social services in the community. We're here to help you find what you need.