About Us

JSSA is the health and social wellness agency that supports our neighbors in Montgomery County, MD, Northern Virginia, and Washington, DC through life's consequential moments.

Get in touch today to learn how we can help you.

JSSA is the health and social wellness agency that supports our neighbors facing life’s consequential moments. Serving Montgomery County, MD, northern Virginia, and DC, our work is built on a commitment to healing our corner of the world. Our high-quality services are rooted in caring and designed with you in mind.

Whether you’re coming to us for help in navigating end-of-life care for a loved one or searching for the right therapist to support your family, our team of experts will listen with respect. We connect your needs and concerns with the right people who can help.

We look forward to getting to know you.

Our History

We’ve been serving our community for more than 120 years—learn more about our history.

Our Mission

JSSA empowers individuals and families to achieve well-being across their lifespan.

Our Vision

Guided by Jewish traditions and values, we strive to be the partner of choice providing integrated services that enhance the quality of life for all communities.

Our Values

Dignity
We honor, respect, and esteem all individuals and serve all people with empathy, compassion, and caring.

Integrity
We are dedicated to strong ethical and moral principles, honesty, fairness, trustworthiness, and bringing our whole selves to everything we do.

Hope
We foster an optimistic outlook allowing individuals to journey through uncertainty with the promise of learning and healing that leads to a greater sense of physical and emotional well-being.

Inclusiveness
We embrace the perspectives and contributions of staff, volunteers, clients, and partners and incorporate the needs of our diverse communities in all that we do.

Responsibility
We are accountable for ensuring that services needed by our community are accessible and available to all.

Excellence
We continually strive to achieve outstanding sustainable outcomes by optimizing the effectiveness of all of our resources and nurturing a culture that opens pathways to success.

Who We Help

We help children, adolescents, adults, and seniors of every religious background, race, and ethnicity.

Because we are committed to making our quality services accessible and affordable to all, we accept most major insurance coverage, including Medicare and Medicaid in Maryland and Virginia.

Where We Work

JSSA provides services at four locations across Northern Virginia and Maryland.

You can also access JSSA’s services through partnerships with more than 70 schools, synagogues, pediatric and geriatric medical practices, senior and community centers, senior living residences, and hospitals throughout our community.

Our door is open—come in.

We are grateful for the generous philanthropic investment and support we receive from individuals, foundations, businesses, corporations, community organizations, and state and government agencies. We are proud to partner with The Jewish Federation of Greater Washington.

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