Disbanding an Agency: The Transfer of Services and Expansion of Outreach

Publication Date: January 1994

Publisher: Jewish Communal Service Association of North America

Author(s): Barbara F. Herman; Harry Nadler; Ira Jaffee

Research Area: Social conditions

Keywords: Social Services; Communal Organization; Budgeting

Type: Report

Coverage: United States


"You disbanded your Jewish Family and Children's Services! How could you do such a thing?" "No," I would respond to my colleagues and friends, "We have terminated our Jewish Family and Children's Services, but not our Jewish family and children's services." This subtle difference always required further explanation, which is provided in this article describing the decision-making process leading to the dissolution of the agency.