What Do You Think?

Please help Jewish Family services determine what counseling services, groups and workshops you'd like to see offered. Click here for the survey. Please complete and return to:

Jodi Capitola-Duran MSW
Director of Social Services


We're Here to Help

Counseling Services

JFS SV provides individual and family counseling for parents and their children. JFSSV also provides emergency intervention services to children, adults, and families during times of crisis or transition.

For more information, please contact:

Anna Bennett
(408) 357-7425


Jewish Family Services of Silicon Valley
and NAMI Santa Clara County
In Our Own Voice
A Free Presentation by People Living with Mental Illness
October 22, 7-9 pm
Levy Family Campus Adult Lounge

Jewish Family Services is partnering with NAMI Santa Clara to present "In Our Own Voice" on October 22, 7-9 PM. at the Levy Family Campus Adult Lounge. "In Our Own Voice" unmasks mental illness, using speaker stories to illustrate the individual realities of living with mental illness. Attendees will gain a better understanding of what it is like to live with mental illness and stay in recovery.

This 60 to 90 minute long presentation is open to the general public and free of charge. [See Flyer.)

It is led by a team of two trained presenters who are living in recovery from mental illness and includes stories, videos and discussion.
There will be opportunities to ask questions in a safe and friendly environment. If there is sufficient interest, we will begin a JFS based support group.

NAMI Santa Clara County is a non-profit volunteer organization dedicated to improving the quality of life for people with mental illness and their families through support, education and advocacy. [More about NAMI.] 

For more information and to RSVP for the program contact

Jodi Capitola-Duran
JFS Director of Social Services
(408) 357-7456


Jewish Recovery Program

Co-sponsored by JFS
Available For Anyone Experiencing An Addiction Issue

While there are many different substances to which people can become addicted, the recovery process is really very similar.  This program provides support and work with addicts in a loving, respectful, nonjudgmental manner.  It is a place where confidentiality is honored, respect is maintained and required, and our love of and teachings from the Torah are part of the program.

Where 1475 South Bascom, Suite 201, San jose
When Monday evenings, 7:30 PM
Why Group meeting/discussion including D’Var Torah
Who Anyone interested in addressing addiction issues

Dr. Berdeen Coven for additional information (408) 812-8128.
Please call before attending your first meeting.