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Safety Net Assistance

Financial  Case Management and Assistance

Jewish Family Service helps individuals and families through financial crises and challenges. Through our comprehensive services, JFS helps clients formulate plans and face problems head on to effectively address their unique financial situations.

Assessing Your Needs and Providing Relief

JFS staff will work with you in a collaborative manner to fully understand your financial distress. Through a process of budgeting, planning and referrals to community resources, staff will help you to reach the  goal of optimizing and leveraging financial relief so that you can achieve greater control and mastery over your life. During this process, financial assistance may be offered to help you through a critical time.

Healthcare Emergency Relief Fund and Safety Net Fund

Dedicated resources exist to support individuals and families struggling with financial worries that are the result of a health-related emergency or unsustainable living situations. The Healthcare Emergency Relief Fund and the JFS Safety Net Fund provide eligible JFS clients with access to emergency assistance to meet their needs.  The Healthcare Foundation of New Jersey provides generous support to the Healthcare Emergency Relief Fund. The Safety Net Fund is supported in part by JFS donors.

For more information about your health insurance options through the Health Insurance Marketplace, click here.

Are you 50+ and Finding Paying for Groceries a Challenge?

You or someone you care about may be eligible for the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program. Click Here for more information.


Hebrew Free Loan

Hebrew Free Loan of New Jersey provides interest free loans to members of the Jewish Community who could not secure loans from regular sources. Hebrew Free Loan is an additional resource to those struggling financially and is administered by JFS.

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