The Jewish Federation of Southern New Jersey and our family of agencies are committed to providing essential resources to the entire community during this unprecedented time. This page will remain up-to-date with the latest links to programs and services that are here to help you cope during, and after, the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.

Help our most vulnerable during this pandemic with the COVID-19 Response Fund

The Jewish Federation of Southern New Jersey is committed to meeting the critical needs of the community during the COVID-19 pandemic. You can help directly support individuals and families in need through the programs and services of the Jewish Federation and our family of agencies with your gift to the COVID-19 Response Fund. Thank you for your generosity during these unprecedented times. 

Click here to see a list of those who have already joined us in raising funds.


Programs & Services
 

Aleph Home Care

We are open and taking new clients! We provide personal care, companion care, transitional care nursing, and transportation. Looking for work? We are hiring certified Home Health Aides.

 

Katz Jewish Community Center

Stay up to date with the latest information about our programs and services.

 

Jewish Community Relations Council

Offering resources for community virtual events and programs. 

 

Samost Jewish Family & Children's Service

Providing programs, services, and resources for those in need. Includes mental health resources, food pantry and services, tools for parents, webinars, and mindfulness information.

 

Additional Links
 

Food Resources

Here you will find both free and paid services including local food pantries, home delivery options, supplies, and prepared meal services. 

 

Home Life

Looking for activities for the kids or tips for homeschooling? Want to take a virtual tour of a museum in Israel? Join a local synagogue for Shabbat or daily services online. This page has offers many links to keep you and your family engaged and connected. 

 

Local Support

Listing of hotlines, state/county resources, and additional information for those in need.

 

Special Needs Resources

Right now it is especially difficult for our special needs families. We are here to help by keeping your family engaged through helpful tools, resources on coping with COVID-19 disruptions, articles, and tips. 

 

Hometown Heroes

Read stories honoring local community members that have worked with the Jewish Federation, or our family of agencies, to help those in need through COVID-related initiatives.

Webinars

If you need help or want to help:

Email us at help@jfedsnj.org or call 856.673.2554.

Need a helping hand or friendly call? Need help learning Zoom, ordering a meal delivery, or picking up a small item from the store? Our Federation Friends volunteers can help with one-time requests or regular daily and weekly check-ins. At this time of uncertainty, one thing is certain: we are here to help you!