Thinking About Adopting?
Thinking About Adopting

Jewish Family Service of Connecticut, 2490 Black Rock Turnpike, formerly 2370 Park Ave, Bridgeport. JFS is still professionally led by both Harvey Paris, LCSW and Rabbi Barbara Paris, LPC.
As a full service adoption agency, JFS is there for you during every step of the adoption process. We are always available for a free consultation. Jewish Family Service is licensed by the State of Connecticut to provide several adoption services.

Who We Are
Jewish Family Service, established in 1922, is the oldest Jewish social service agency in Eastern Fairfield County.
Our purpose is to preserve and strengthen the quality of life of individuals and families in our community, in accordance with Jewish values. A broad array of high quality services is provided in a compassionate, professional and cost effective environment of excellence.
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JFS remains open to service all members of the community. Services are also available via zoom or telephone to anyone who prefers not to meet in person.
Are you or anyone you know experiencing undue anxiety about our current situation?
Are you feeling isolated and alone?
Are you worried about finances?
Are you concerned about getting food and household supplies?

If yes, please e-mail us at or call us at 203 209-2068 and we promise we will be here to listen to your concerns. We have volunteers as well as professional staff available to talk with you, shop for you or help you better deal with this on-going crisis.

JFS has been helping the community since 1922.
Wishing all of you health and peace of mind.
Staff and Board of JFS

In this time of great need, please consider extending a helping hand to your neighbor by making a donation to JFS. You are contributing to an organization that is helping families.