• 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

  • Our Food Pantry is operating on an emergency basis. Please call Rebecca Axelrod-Cooper at 610-821-8722 ext. 105 if you need assistance.

  • Feeling stressed? Join us for a free webinar on mindfulness on Monday, April 13. Learn More

  • Our Food Pantry is operating on an emergency basis

    Since we are not able to continue our regular food pantry operation, please call Rebecca Axelrod-Cooper at 610-821-8722 ext. 105 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.


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!