JFCS of the Suncoast Receives National Reaccreditation

The Council on Accreditation has reaccredited JFCS through 2025.

01/20/2022 By Staff


Annual 'Stand Down' Event for Homeless Veterans Takes Place June 26

The event provides an array of services for veterans, including medical checkups, benefit reviews and amnesty court.

06/11/2021 By Staff

Fast Track

JFCS of the Suncoast Hires New CFO

Todd Garnier succeeds Philip Pohlmeyer, who announced his retirement in December 2020.

04/29/2021 By Staff

Fast Track

JFCS Names Chief Development Officer

In her new role, Christa Mannarino will raise funds, work with supports and expand JFCS’s base of support for its programs.

04/01/2021 By Staff

The Pandemic

JFCS to Provide 1,800 Meals to Community Members Impacted by Covid-19

The meals will come from Paradise Grill; those in need are encouraged to show up at any of the locations at the appropriate date and time.

03/12/2021 Photography by Staff

Fast Track

JFCS of the Suncoast Hires CEO

Arthur Lerman has served as the organization's interim CEO for the past six months.

01/08/2021 By Staff


JFCS to Offer Weekly Covid-19 Support Group

The Zoom sessions will be co-led by author Nancy Schlossberg and retired attorney Michael Karp.

12/31/2020 By Staff


JFCS Holiday Program 'Adopted' 300 Children, 150 Seniors This Year

Due to the Covid-19 pandemic, this year's program expanded to area churches, nonprofits and other organizations.

12/28/2020 By Staff

Fast Track

Jewish Family and Children's Services Names Interim CEO

Arthur Lerman was previously executive director of ITNSuncoast and We Care Manatee.

06/10/2020 By Staff


Louis and Gloria Flanzer Philanthropic Trust Offers Special Match Program for JFCS of the Suncoast

From now to April 19, 2020, any gift up to $500 made through the Flanzer Trust Match Program to support "JFCS-COVID 19" will be matched 2:1.

03/23/2020 By Staff

New hires

Nonprofit Names New 'Chief People and Culture Officer'

JFCS of the Suncoast recently hired Deborah Hedde-Croce.

02/19/2019 By Staff


$1.5 Million Federal Grant Will Support 'Healthy Families' Program

The U.S. Department of Health & Human Services recently awarded the money to JFCS of the Suncoast.

12/27/2018 By Staff


Nonprofit Launches New Society for Young Philanthropists

JFCS of the Suncoast is launching BeyondMe, an effort to connect those between the ages of 21 and 45 with local nonprofits and charities.

07/12/2018 By Staff


Nonprofit Names New Board Chair

Dean Miller was recently named chair-elect of the JFCS of the Suncoast board of directors.

05/14/2018 By Staff

Children's Services

JFCS Awarded Psychological Association Internship Program

The program focuses on general child psychological assessments and in-school child therapy.

03/21/2018 By Staff


Longtime Nonprofit Leader Steps Down

JFCS of the Suncoast CEO emeritus Rose Chapman recently retired after 25 years with the organization.

01/18/2018 By staff


Family and Children's Services Nonprofit Hires New Chief Development Officer

Jewish Family and Children’s Service of the Suncoast, Inc. recently hired Laura McManus-Mesia after a search led by MBJ Group, Inc.

01/12/2018 By staff

New hires

Family Services Nonprofit Names New Community Chaplain

JFCS of the Suncoast recently appointed Rabbi Jonathan Katz to the role.

09/15/2017 By staff

New hires

Jewish Family & Children's Service Names New Veterans Services Director

Jewish Family & Children's Service of the Suncoast recently hired Jocene Henderson.

08/24/2017 By staff


Veterans' Services Director Recognized

CJ Bannister, a veteran who serves as the director of Goodwill Manasota's Veterans Services Program, was honored by Jewish Family & Children’s Service of the Suncoast.

05/12/2017 By staff