Jewish Family Service of Los Angeles

Family Violence Project

The JFS/Family Violence Project  provides help and counseling to survivors of domestic violence and their children. Along with a 24-hour crisis hotline, the Family Violence Project maintains emergency shelters, transitional housing, comprehensive counseling and an education and prevention outreach program. Included within FVP is a special program for older victims of domestic abuse. Family Violence Project offers a 40 hour domestic violence certificate for volunteers and professionals. 

Someone You Know May Need Help If They Are

  • frightened by a partners temper
  • being threatened
  • verbally abused, criticized, blamed or humiliated
  • being forced to have sex
  • feel isolated, alone or afraid
  • stay in an abusive relationship because they have no where to go
  • prevented from seeing friends or relative

The JFS/Family Violence Project can help…

Call our 24-Hour crisis line
(818) 505-0900
Completely Confidential
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For more information about the JFS/Family Violence Project, please contact Karen Rosenthal at (818) 789-1293 or


40 Hour DV Training Application


Need Help? Start with JFS Central Access (877) 275-4537
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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)