Established in 1985, JBS International provides consultations on social and health policies and program management services. Its services include information analysis and dissemination, marketing and communications, policy analysis, and research and evaluation. The agency also provides support for science and health service communications, and special initiatives to reach populations experiencing health disparities. In addition, it provides support for children, youth and family-related issues, and offers programs in criminal and juvenile justice. It also helps in housing and economic development. It provides support for abuse prevention and treatment and mental illnesses. The agency has managed various contracts for federal and state governments, local service delivery organizations and private sector clients. JBS International is located in Silver Spring, Md.