• Calling all those who knit or crochet: During this time of social isolation, here's an opportunity to send some love. Learn more

  • Looking for a volunteer opportunity you can do from home? Brighten an older adult's day with a handwritten card! Learn more

  • Join us for the 2020 Phyllis Ringel Lecture on June 7 at 10:00 via Zoom. Sign up today!

  • Our Food Pantry is now open in a limited, no-touch capacity. Please call Sharon Gayner at 610-821-8722 ext. 101 if you need assistance. Learn more

  • JFS continues to be here for you during this trying time. If you or someone you know is in need of assistance, find out how we can help. Learn more

  • The most vulnerable in our community may now be facing increased hardship. Help us provide a safety net and address emergency needs in our community. Learn more

  • Feeling stressed? Watch the replay of our free webinar on mindfulness. Find it here

  • Our Food Pantry is operating on a limited, no-touch basis

    Our food pantry is now open in a limited capacity with no-touch pick-up by appointment only. Please call Sharon Gayner at 610-821-8722 ext. 101 if you have an emergent need at this time. You may also visit our donate page to make a donation toward grocery store gift cards for our pantry clients.

How We Help

We take a systems approach to care, striving to serve our clients as holistically as possible.

Older Adult Services

From providing rides to visiting residential facilities, we meet the needs of seniors where they are.

Counseling

Our professional staff is here to provide for the emotional needs of our diverse client base.

Food Pantry

Our food pantry provides 125 meals per month to Jews across the Lehigh Valley and families in the 18104 area.

  • Leaving Your Legacy at JFS

    Learn more about ways that you can remember JFS and other local Jewish organizations with a gift in your will, trust, retirement account or life insurance policy​.

  • Tribute Cards

    Making a donation to JFS is a great way to honor a family member, friend, or to memorialize the loss of a loved one. For every tribute/memorial gift you make, a beautiful acknowledgment card will be sent to your designated recipient.

  • Volunteer Opportunities

    Do you have the gift of gab? A good sense of direction? A ready hand when it comes to organizing things? Do you just enjoy helping people, in any way you can? If so, there are many rewarding ways to volunteer at JFS!