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Community Resources

Community Resources

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.

Financial Assistance

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.

Employment Assistance

MERS/Goodwill provides employment assistance through its Jewish Community Employment Services program. Contact Mark Morgan at 314-647-7453 or jewishemployment@mersgoodwill.org.

National Alliance on Mental Illness

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

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 farm2famstl@gmail.com.

Jewish Family Services for Those 65+

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 lzimmerman@jfsstl.org or 314-812-9300 or 314-993-1000.

Harvey Kornblum Food Pantry

To access the Harvey Kornblum Food Pantry, call 314-513-1672.

JFS is here for you! Did you know…

  • JFS can help you with your rent and mortgage payments, and utility, medicine and medical bills. Call Pat at 314-513-1678 or 314-993-1000 for confidential assistance.
  • JFS delivers free, healthy and nutritious foods to your door at no cost to you. We provide fresh fruits and vegetables, as well as canned prepared foods for your convenience. Call Lori at 314-812-9300 or 314-993-1000 for more information.
  • JFS has a variety of qualified counselors who are available to talk about anything that is on your mind. If we can’t provide what you are looking for, we know who can. Call Rochelle at 314-993-1000 for more information.
  • JFS follows strict confidentiality guidelines. Whether you are calling about financial assistance, food support, counseling or community referrals, your conversation stays between you and the person you speak with at JFS. For your health and safety during the COVID pandemic, we utilize the telephone and Zoom for Healthcare for all conversations.

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