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Emergency Response Fund

You may find you and your family members need extra support.  Whether it's dealing with the stress of sheltering in place or resource to help meet your monthly expenses, please know the Jewish community is here for you.

Jewish Federation of Greater Atlanta’s Emergency Response Fund has made funding available to members of the Jewish community who are in need as a result of COVID-19. Available supports provided by Jewish organization partners include:


Jewish Family and Career Services (JF&CS) -

Counseling - 770-677-9474

Food and emergency financial assistance – 770-677-9389


AgeWell Atlanta – 1-866-AGEWELL (1-866-243-9355) -

Support for older adults and their caregivers through telephone reassurance, food and emergency financial assistance and information and referral to older adults services and supports


Jewish Interest Free Loan Association (JIFLA) – (470) 268-5665


JF&CS Weekly Support Groups

JF&CS is committed to supporting our local community in during these uncertain times.  Part of this effort is providing facilitated groups in addition to our existing offerings.  For a printable version of the list below, please visit 

Shalom Bayit Support Group
Contact Wendy Lipshutz at for date and time info.


Session Time Contact
Parenting Preschoolers in a Pandemic  1:00 – 2:00 Rebecca Brown at
JF&CS Pride Group ( 2:30-4:00 Jaime Stepansky at






Session Time Contact
Parenting in a Pandemic – Tweens and Teens 11:30-12:30 Ula Zusman at
College Student Group ( 3:00-4:30 Jaime Stepansky at





Session Time Contact
Spouses/Partners/Significant Others of Those Struggling with Addiction 1:00-2:00 Sally Anderson or (770) 677-9308
High School Seniors Missed Moments 3:30-4:30 Ula Zusman at
Teen Girls Group Chat (4:00 – 5:00 ) 4:00-5:00 Ina Enoch at







Session Time Contact
Weekly Family Caregiver Support Group During COVID-19 Pandemic 1:00-2:00 Jenny Gay at (770) 845-2305 or

Parenting Elementary Ages in a Pandemic 

1:00-2:00 Ula Zusman at
Pregnant in a Pandemic (1:00 – 2:30) 1:00-2:30 Tzipporah Gerson-Miller






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