San Francisco

Local Jewish Resources

Below are some local Jewish agencies and organizations that serve young Jewish families in San Francisco.

Your Local Jewish Community Center – Each JCC aspires to be a Jewish neighborhood where all are welcome.  They each offer an outstanding preschool, as well as countless other programs and activities for young families.

San Francisco Jewish Community Center (JCCSF). Please click here to be directed to a list of current programs that may appeal to expectant and new families.

Kesher – Kesher, a part of Jewish Learning Works, is a community concierge service designed to help families with young children in San Francisco and Marin explore Jewish life and community. Kesher maintains a community calendar of events and activities for families with young children.

Jewish Family and Children’s Services – JFCS provides the highest quality, research-based social services designed to strengthen individuals, strengthen families, and strengthen community. JFCS supports Parents Place, which offers consultation, counseling and education about everything to do with raising children – from infancy to young adulthood.

PJ Library San Francisco – PJ Library mails free, high quality Jewish children’s literature and music to families on a monthly basis. To sign up for your baby to receive these wonderful gifts, click here.

18 Doors – 18 Doors supports multi-faith families all over the Bay Area interested in exploring Jewish life.

Contemporary Jewish Museum – This treasure of a museum in located in San Francisco and has wonderful programming, including art-making and gallery tours for young families on Sundays.

The Jewish Community Federation – The Jewish Community Federation and Endowment Fund is a philanthropic catalyst, connecting Bay Area Jews – of all ages, backgrounds, and perspectives – to the power we have as a community to improve the world.  The Jewish Baby Network is funded by a generous grant from the Jewish Community Federation.