We gratefully acknowledge our funders:
The Conference on Jewish Material Claims Against Germany’s In-Home Services grant supports JFS’s comprehensive service for Holocaust Survivors.
Through the Corporation for National and Community Service, JFS has received generous support to become the Retired Senior Volunteers Program (RSVP) Center of Essex and Hudson Counties.
Generous funding from the County of Essex Division of Housing and Community Development supports the JFS Housecalls program, which provides vital in-home social work and health care services for the frail and homebound elderly who are living in Jewish Community Housing Corporation senior housing.
Generous funding from the County of Essex’s Division of Senior Services supports JFS’s Friend Advocate program, bringing critical in-home services for low-income, frail, home-bound clients in Essex County.
The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA)’s Emergency Food and Shelter Program provide emergency rental and utility financial assistance through JFS’s safety net services program.
Support from the Greater Newark Holiday Fund furthers JFS’s safety net services program, enabling JFS to provide a coordinated response to individuals and families seeking emergency financial support.
The Healthcare Foundation of New Jersey has been a strategic funding partner of JFS for many years. Currently, HFNJ provides funding for many of our programs and services.
The County of Hudson’s Department of Health and Human Services Area Agency on Aging supports JFS’s efforts to provide Kosher home delivered meals to frail, homebound older adult residents in Bayonne, Jersey City, and Hoboken.
The IOLTA Fund of the Bar of NJ supports the Rachel Legal Program by allocating funds for an attorney to assist victims of domestic violence in seeking restraining orders.
JFS is a proud beneficiary agency of the Jewish Federation of Greater MetroWest. Critical funds raised through the Federation annual campaign support JFS counseling services, Rachel Coalition, Safety Net Services, and the JFS Synagogue Social Worker Service.
JFS is a proud beneficiary of funding through the Breaking Barriers Matching Grant Initiative, with appreciation to the Genesis Prize Foundation and the generosity of 2016 Laureate Itzhak Perlman, as well as to the Jewish Funders Network.
Listen to Children, a nationally-recognized intergenerational program administered by JFS in the Livingston elementary and middle schools, is made possible through generous support from the Livingston Township Municipal Alliance Committee.
The National Council on Aging’s Senior SNAP Enrollment Initiative enables JFS to assist older adults aged 60 and over in applying for and enrolling in the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program.
Through the State of New Jersey Department of Human Services, JFS has received generous support to become the State Health Insurance Assistance Program (SHIP) and Medicare Improvements for Patients and Providers Act (MIPPA) provider for Essex County.
The State of NJ Division of Criminal Justice has awarded Rachel Coalition with two grants that provide information and counseling services to victims of domestic violence and recruit and train Court Advocates to assist victims seeking restraining orders.
TJX Foundation supports Rachel Coalition services for children who are exposed to domestic violence.
Generous support from United Way of Northern New Jersey helps to fulfill the critical operations of JFS’s Care Consultation program.
Generous support from the Violet Zall Hordes Foundation, Inc. helps to support services for older adults in Jersey City, Bayonne, and Hoboken, including the Chai Café Jewish and social programming as well as congregate nutrition.
WebMD Health Foundation supports Rachel Coalition’s programs to provide individual and group therapy to children and their mothers who are exposed to domestic violence.
A generous grant award from the Wilf Family Foundation supports JFS’s Café Europa Survivor Friendship Program to benefit Holocaust Survivors.