Help for Individuals & Families

Partners Providing Solutions

 

The Federation provides major funding of agency, organization, and synagogue programs for those in need. To help fulfill unmet or complimentary needs, the Federation also supports targeted programs with financial and in kind support.

 

If you are in need, please refer to the resource listing below.

 

 

 

Caring for the Vulnerable

 

If you or a family member are in need of nutrition support through kosher meals on wheels, home health aid, mental health counseling, socialization support, or emergency financial assistance, the Federation's Jewish social service partners are a good place to start for needs assessment, resource referrals, and services.

 

If you live in Greater Middlesex County, contact Jewish Family Services of Middlesex County. In Milltown: 732.777.1940. In Monroe: 609.395.7979. Website.

 

If you live in Monmouth County, contact Jewish Family & Children's Service of Monmouth County. 732.774.6886. Website.

 

Hebrew Free Loans
​Interest-free, micro-finance loans to assist Jewish residents of Monmouth and Middlesex counties facing challenging financial needs. Contact Laura Safran by phone 732.588.1804 or email.

 

 

 

 

Inspiring Young People to Embrace Jewish Life

 

Jewish informal education inspires young people to embrace their Jewish identity and has been shown to result in Jewish communal leadership later in life. To support as many young people as possible in such opportunities as Jewish summer camp, travel to Israel, and leadership development programs, the Federation makes need-based and incentive scholarships available. 

 

Need-Based Camp Scholarships

Enabling as many young people as possible to have joyful, immersive Jewish experiences proven to strengthen Jewish identity and involvement later in life 
MORE ABOUT NEED-BASED SCHOLARSHIPS

 

Incentive Grants for Jewish Camp and Teen Travel to Israel

Immersive Jewish experiences strengthen Jewish identity and involvement later in life. Getting kids to experience Israel and Jewish camp at an early age is an investment in our future.
MORE ABOUT CAMP INCENTIVE GRANTS
MORE ABOUT TEEN ISRAEL TRAVEL GRANTS

 

Camp Scholarships for Children with Special Needs

Financial aid for young people through age 21, who have special needs, to attend summer camp in a welcoming Jewish setting tailored to their needs 
ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA
APPLICATION

 

Teen Advocacy Scholarship

The Senator Laurence and Edith Weiss Jewish Activism Grant provides a full scholarship to a rising 10th grade student to attend BBYO's IMPACT: DC conference inspiring, educating, and empowering young people to excel in community activism, leadership, and service.​ 
CONTACT US FOR DETAILS

 

Grant for Science or Engineering Study in Israel 

The Douglas J.B. Stahl Fund for Learning awards a competitive grant of $2,500 to a student embarking on research or obtaining a graduate degree at an accredited school in Israel.
CONTACT US FOR DETAILS