Living in Crisis

The Jewish Federation partners with programs that serve those who are experiencing a crisis and need tools to become resilient. These programs provide culturally sensitive services and support for vulnerable populations to help them move ahead during difficult times.

  • Community-Based Mentoring – Pairs a child or teen with an adult mentor in a one-to-one relationship. The match enables the development of friendship and an opportunity to explore the mentee’s needs and interest in unstructured settings.
  • Culturally Sensitive Services for Orthodox Community –A variety of culturally sensitive social services including, crisis intervention, parenting workshops, and information and referrals for the Orthodox community.
  • Family Violence Project – Anonymous 24 hour domestic abuse hotline answered by staff and trained paraprofessionals.
  • Immigration and Resettlement Services – Provides pre-migration support to Jewish refugees and services upon arrival in Los Angeles, including financial assistance, case management, and employment services.  
  • The Jewish Community Crisis Intervention Team - Trains and provides community volunteers to support victims and their families following traumatic local events.
  • LGBTQ Warmline – A resource and social service referral line designed to serve LGBTQ Jews, their families, and allies.
  • Rehabilitation Clinic Care – Offers addiction treatment programs that integrate Jewish traditions and spirituality, the 12-steps of Alcoholics Anonymous, traditional psychotherapy, and cognitive behavioral therapy.
  • Youth At-Risk Drop in Center – Offers a safe environment, mentoring, crisis intervention, dinner and socialization for at-risk teenage boys six days a week including a weekly parent support group.