Do you have to be Jewish to receive services at JFS?

No. Our mental health counseling, case management and Elder Club programs are open to all. JFS serves the entire community: people of all faiths, ethnicities, races, religions, genders and ages. 

Do you accept insurance for counseling services?

Yes. We accept several insurance providers including Medicare, Blue Cross Blue Shield, United Health Care, Aetna, Humana, and Cigna. Please contact JFS for more information.

What if I don’t have insurance?

JFS offers sliding scale payments for those who have no insurance. Please contact JFS for more information at 828-253-2900.

What are the qualifications for the Elder Club program? Is there transportation?

Elder Club is open to anyone ages 55-and-over following an assessment by our Program Manager. Scholarships are available for those who qualify. Transportation is available on an as available basis for those who qualify for it through Mountain Mobility in Buncombe County.

Does JFS accept walk-ins?

No. Please call 828-253-2900 to make an appointment.

Are there volunteer opportunities at JFS?

Yes! We love volunteers. Call us, or email info@jfswnc.org to find out more.

Are you the same thing as the Jewish Community Center?

No. Although we were located inside the Asheville JCC at one time, JFS of WNC is its own 501(c)(3) nonprofit agency, with its own office. 

Where are you located?

JFS of WNC is located at 53. South French Broad Ave., Suite 100 in Asheville. We are on the corner of French Broad Ave. and Hilliard.