Holocaust Survivor Program
JSSA has an enduring shared commitment to care for and provide safety net services to frail, poor and ill Holocaust survivors residing in our community. Together with the Conference on Jewish Material Claims Against Germany (Claims Conference) JSSA provides multiple services for Holocaust survivors living independently in the community. These services are funded through grants* from the Claims Conference, funds from the Harry and Jeanette Weinberg Holocaust Survivor Emergency Assistance Fund (administered by the Claims Conference), assistance from the Jewish Federation of Greater Washington and donations from the Jewish community of greater Washington.
- Limited urgent needs assistance
- Claims assistance
- Ongoing care management
- Homemaker assistance
- Personal care assistance
- Emergency call system in your home
- Pro bono dental program
- Pro Bono eye care program
- Meals on Wheels (Kosher meals delivered to your home)
- Escorted transportation to medical appointments
JSSA can also offer counseling/mental health services that are insurance reimbursable.
Grant-Subsidized Eligibility Requirements: Survivors must have limited capabilities and limited financial resources to receive grant-subsidized JSSA services. Please note that all services are available on a full fee basis for survivors without limited financial resources.
JSSA received funds from the Harry and Jeanette Weinberg Holocaust Survivor Emergency Assistance Fund, administered by the Conference on Jewish Material Claims Against Germany for the benefit of needy Jewish Nazi victims.
Social services for Jewish Nazi victims have been supported by a grant from the Conference on Jewish Material Claims Against Germany.
Services provided were made possible by the Conference on Jewish Material Claims Against Germany for the Emergency Assistance Program for Nazi Victims at the direction of the United States District Court supervising the lawsuit in Re: Holocaust Victim Assets Litigation.