To help promote healthy minds, bodies and relationships, the Social Work Program at JVS offers intensive family case management and therapy services for both adults and children/youth.
“My mother lights a candle at church for my social worker at JVS. She says JVS has cared for me the way a mother would, or the way God hopes for.” -Isabelle
How We Help
Services provide at-risk youth and adults with advocacy, community resource referral, and individual and group therapy. These efforts are focused towards underserved refugee and immigrant populations. Social Work staff interacts with a diverse client population to establish a trusting relationship and to identify their needs and goals. The Social Work Program utilizes a staff of licensed Masters level social workers, as well as undergraduate and graduate social work students.
Individuals benefit from:
- Connecting with other JVS programs including immigration services, employment services and cultural orientation.
- Receiving personalized attention from a Social Work staff member.
- Improved mental health