Financial Resource Center

The Jewish Family Service Financial Resource Center (JFS-FRC) offers grants to Jewish individuals and families in urgent need of financial assistance. Recipients are those who may not qualify through traditional financial resources or assistance programs.

JFS-FRC’s grant program transforms the lives of our clients with dignity while promoting self-sufficiency. Designed to maintain our clients’ quality of life during difficult times, grants are often awarded to assist with rent, moving expenses, security deposits, car repair or used car purchase, medical and dental emergencies, and more..

Who’s eligible?

To apply for a grant, you must meet the following criteria:

  • You must be a Jewish individual over 25 years of age.
  • Applicants must be residents of the Greater New Orleans area for at least 1 year prior to application.
  • Have a history of financial independence.
  • Your net assets may not exceed $50,000, exclusive of your primary residence and primary vehicles.

For more information, or to request a grant application, please get in touch with JFS at (504) 831-8475 or