Local Resources

While we aim to assist as many people as possible, we know that we cannot help everyone. The Washington DC, metropolitan area has a number of other resources. If you would like to add a resource to our list, please send an email to info@hebrewfreeloandc.org

B’Nai Brith International — Seniors Programs

B’nai B’rith is the largest national Jewish sponsor of federally subsidized housing for the elderly in the United States with 42 buildings in 27 communities. 

Hebrew Free Burial Society

The Hebrew Free Burial Society provides free funeral service and burial at the Chesed Shel Emes Cemetery to any Jewish person who cannot afford a funeral. The Hebrew Free Burial Society is a separate program from Chesed Shel Emes Aid and is not affiliated with Yad Yehuda of Greater Washington.

Jewish Coalition Against Domestic Abuse

The Greater Washington Jewish Coalition Against Domestic Abuse (JCADA) has been engaging the Jewish community on the issue of domestic abuse through education and prevention programs while providing free clinical support to victims of domestic abuse.

Jewish Council for the Aging of Greater Washington

The Jewish Council for the Aging (JCA) helps older adults in the Greater Washington, D.C. region maintain independence, dignity, vitality and self-respect. JCA accomplishes this through a myriad of community-based programs built upon vibrant programmatic partnerships with funders, fellow charities and local communities; and by providing opportunities for volunteers to make the National Capital Area a great place to age.

Jewish Federation Financial Assistance

Over 300 non-profits are part of the Jewish Federations of North America. Most of the sites will provide social services and some form emergency assistance to qualified low income individuals and seniors in the region.

Jewish Information and Referral Service

Jewish Social Service Agency

JSSA provides services and support to more than 30,000 individuals and families annually through a wide range of counseling, educational, special needs services, in-home support, hospice and nursing care, and social services.

Yad Yehuda of Greater Washington

Yad Yehuda of Greater Washington is a volunteer organization that offers an array of financial assistance programs that service families in the Greater Washington Jewish communities.