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Since 1867, JFS has provided comprehensive social services for the Milwaukee-area Jewish and general community. Our mission is to provide supportive services that will strengthen families, children and individuals throughout the life cycle within the context of their unique needs and traditions. JFS services include: counseling and clinical support, older adult services, and care management for individuals with severe and persistent mental illness and/or developmental disabilities.
JFS is a partner agency of the Milwaukee Jewish Federation and a beneficiary of the United Way of Greater Milwaukee and Waukesha County.
President/CEO: John A. Yopps
Chair: Jennifer Ciralsky
The goal of LinkAges/Geriatric Care Management is to help older adults stay in their own homes through care management services. A JFS care manager will come to you to conduct an assessment and determine the options, resources, and types of support and assistance that is needed. Services may include: care coordination; monitoring and evaluation; offering a liaison for families who do not live nearby; and providing referrals to caregivers and other services as needed.
Contact: Clinical Services Coordinator
At Ovation Jewish Home, the Fifth Commandment is at the heart of everything we do. We combine a team of skilled professionals who deliver excellent care in a beautiful setting. Physical, occupational, speech and outpatient therapy services are available. Personalized activity therapy fosters independence and provides tools that enable residents to return to community living. Long-term skilled nursing services are available for people with disabilities, dementia and Alzheimer’s disease. Respite and palliative care services are also provided. We offer delicious kosher cuisine, a café, our unique Gift Shop, beauty/barber shop and other amenities, and are Medicare/Medicaid certified.
President: Michael I. Sattell
Administrator: Lindsey Henschel
Admissions Manager: Jane Goessl
Chairman of the Board: Robin Irwin
Senior Connection is dedicated to serving all Jews throughout Wisconsin with Ahavat Yisrael – an unconditional love and concern, regardless of background or affiliation. Our inter-generational program promotes sharing stories, Jewish experiences, and knowledge among the generations. We arrange social events, educational programs, holiday celebrations, and work with nursing homes, retirement communities, and individuals to help with specific needs, home visits, and more.
Senior Connection is an affiliate of Lubavitch of Wisconsin.
Director: Chedva Federman