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COVID-19 Update!

Remote Counseling Available


As the COVID-19 pandemic keeps people at home, many of us struggle with high levels of anxiety and stress.


JFS is here to support you and is offering remote counseling services via Zoom video meetings or phone.  Fees are based on a sliding scale and evening hours are available.


For more information contact:

Fern Adamkowski ferna@jfssv.org

408-806-5940   OR


JFS SV provides professional therapeutic counseling to individuals and families facing a range of issues and life challenges. We provide support to children, adults, and families during times of crisis or periods of transition.  Our counseling services are conducted Monday through Friday and are available on a sliding scale.  We provide:


  • Individual counseling services in a supportive, respectful and confidential environment
  • Counseling and support for families in crisis or dealing with relationship issues
  • Emotional support during times of transition (relocation, career change, divorce, empty nest, etc.)
  • ​Spiritual counseling integrates spiritual exploration and support to foster wholeness, healing, and growth

Our professional counselors on staff, include:


Fern Adamkowski, MSW

Fern received her master’s degree in Gender, Spirituality, and Social Justice in 2014. This program guided her in more deeply understanding the intersections of struggle, resilience, and healing.  She then went on to study social work and focused on integrative, trauma informed care. She received her Masters of Social Work in 2019. Her education guides her in her work and advocacy.  Fern will spend her time between case management with older adults and counseling adults of any age.  Fern can be reached at ferna@jfssv.org.

Counseling for Individuals & Families