Part of being a member of the Jewish community is helping those in need – including ourselves. Everyone needs a hand to ride out tough times, and at Shaare Emeth we work to connect our community members to the resources they need to take the next step forward.
Read on to learn about helpful services in the St. Louis region. For a full list of resources, including resources on mental health and domestic violence, we also recommend visiting the Jewish Federation of St. Louis at jfedstl.org or clicking here for a one-sheet of COVID-19 resources.
Cash assistance and interest-free loans are available to help Jewish individuals and families and those employed by Jewish institutions in short-term crisis. Call Patricia Harris at 314-513-1678 for more information.
MERS/Goodwill provides employment assistance through its Jewish Community Employment Services program. Contact Mark Morgan at 314-647-7453 or [email protected]
If you or a loved one are struggling with mental illness, click HERE for resources from NAMI’s St. Louis chapter. The National Alliance on Mental Illness offers numerous means of support.
Farmers to Families offers free produce and dairy products on a weekly basis. There are two locations for pick up. For more information, please email [email protected].
If you are 65 years of age or older and would like to reach out directly to Jewish Family Services for support, you can contact Lori Zimmerman with ElderLinks St. Louis at [email protected] or 314-812-9300 or 314-993-1000.
To access the Harvey Kornblum Food Pantry, call 314-513-1672.