Our clinical team HELPS individuals of all ages on their HEALING journeys in coping with emotional, situational and ongoing mental health concerns through the provision of evidence-based, compassionate therapy & support. We are there for those in the Greater Mercer County community seeking a therapist or counselor.

Therapy is facilitated by licensed social workers and licensed clinical social workers who address the needs of their clients with individualized treatment plans for a range of concerns including: anxiety, depression, ADHD, stress, PTSD, bereavement, parenting, divorce, life transitions or school & work related challenges.

We accept Medicare, Medicaid, most private insurance plans and those who are uninsured. Our agency also works with Employee Assistance Programs (EAPs); contact your employer to inquire about EAP benefits for mental health services to learn more.

If you need support, contact us at 609-987-8100.


JFCS is now offering in-person services for new clients and will continue to provide counseling services via teletherapy for those who require.
If you are interested in support, contact our Intake Coordinator at 609-987-8100 Ext. 102

Individual, Family & Couples Therapy

JFCS provides outpatient therapy services to individuals, families or couples. Our counselors work with children, as young as 6 years old and adults up to any age.

Comprehensive Psychosocial Assessments

Our licensed social workers and licensed clinical social workers provide a thorough assessment to each client. The psychosocial assessment is completed over the course of the first three appointments and provides an overall evaluation of mental, physcal and emotional health, taking into account personal history, family and social dynamics and environmental factors. The assessment allows the social worker and the client to develop a personalized plan to help the individual address their concerns.

Community Webinars & Virtual Support Groups

JFCS addresses timely mental health concerns for the broader community via webinars.

Psychiatric Assessments

For clients with Medicare, Medicaid and those without insurance, JFCS works with a consulting psychiatrist to provide psychiatric assessment and medication management. Clients must be currently seeing a JFCS counselor before a referral can be made for the psychiatrist. We know many in the Mercer County region who have Medicare, Medicaid or lack insurance have limited options for psychiatric care, and we are proud to be able to offer this opportunity.

Medication Management

For clients with Medicare, Medicaid and those without insurance, JFCS works with a consulting psychiatrist to provide psychiatric assessment and medication management. Clients must be currently seeing a JFCS counselor before a referral can be made for the psychiatrist.

Hightstown-East Windsor Satellite Office

JFCS provides supportive mental health services at our satellite office located at 133 Main Street, Hightstown, NJ 08520. Services are provided by a licensed marriage & family therapist and social work interns to support those in the Hightstown and East Windsor communities who need emotional and psychological help. On site services include:

  • Mental Health & Substance Abuse Stabilization Services
  • Crisis Case Management
  • On-going Support
  • Information & Referral

This initiative is supported by the County of Mercer, Department of Human Services, Division of Mental Health & Division of Youth Services.

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The trust between our clients and JFCS is the basis for our success.  All transactions and discussions are protected by the highest legal and professional ethical standards of client/counselor confidentiality.