Jewish Family Service of Los Angeles


JFS Senior Management Staff

Paul S. Castro J.D.
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President/Chief Executive Officer
Susie Forer Dehrey, LCSW Executive Vice President
Todd Sosna Senior Vice President of Operations
Margaret Avineri, Psy. D Senior Director of Integrated Clinical &
Community Services
Merri Barkinskaya Director of Information Technology
Carol Bar-Or Director of Resource Development
Amanda Bender Director of Grant Development
Remy Bender Director of Resource Development
Susan Fila, LCSW  Senior Director of Health Care Programs 
Erika Grant Director of Human Resources
Sheila Moore Senior Director of Comprehensive Older Adult Services
Karen Rosenthal, MFT Senior Director of Shelter Services
Nancy Volpert Director of Public Policy

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Social services for Nazi victims have been supported by a grant from the Conference on Jewish Material Claims Against Germany.
JFSLA receives funds from the Harry and Jeanette Weinberg Holocaust Survivor Emergency Assistance Fund, administered by the Conference on Jewish Material Claims Against Germany for the benefit of needy Jewish Nazi victims.
Funds have been provided by the Conference on Jewish Material Claims Against Germany for the Emergency Assistance Program for Nazi Victims at the discretion of the United States District Court supervising the lawsuit In Re: Holocaust Victim Assets Litigation (Swiss Banks).

Certified in:
Case Management
Community Housing (mental health - our shelters)
Outpatient Treatment: Mental health (adults, children, and adolescents)