SOUTHFIELD, Mich. (August 6, 2021) –JVS Human Services and Kadima, both nonprofits who serve vulnerable communities in Metro Detroit, announced they will move forward with a merger expected to be operational in 2022. The boards of directors of JVS Human Services and Kadima voted Aug. 2 to unite the organizations. JVS is a partner agency of the Jewish Federation of Metropolitan Detroit, the central fundraising and planning organization of the Detroit Jewish community.
JVS provides social services and vocational programs, including services for people with developmental disabilities. Kadima provides behavioral health services, including supportive housing, for adults with mental health challenges. The decision was made to create a new single organization, yet unnamed, to provide a broader continuum of care, more robust and higher quality programs, and overall better outcomes for individuals with disabilities.
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