Vital Needs

From nutrition to financial guidance to help around the house, these services provide seniors with the support needed to thrive. 

Kosher Food Pantry- Shelf-stable kosher food and basic toiletries available to low income individuals. JFS at the MJCC- 901-767-8511.

 

Scheidt-Hohenberg Frozen Meals- Ten nutritious, kosher, microwavable, frozen meals delivered every two weeks to homebound seniors. Not income based. JFS at the MJCC- 901-767-8511.

 

No Hungry Senior- Ten nutritious, kosher, microwavable, frozen meals delivered every two weeks to low-income seniors. Participating seniors are not eligible for the hot meals at MJCC or Plough Towers. JFS at the MJCC- 901-767-8511.

 

Financial Assistance- Emergency assistance for low income seniors to pay medical bills, utility bills, or other basic necessities. JFS at the MJCC- 901-767-8511.

 

Home Assessments- Qualified social workers visit senior homes to assess the home environment for basic safety and other needs. JFS at MJCC- 901-767-8511.

 

Handy Helpers- Volunteers come to do one-time home maintenance and minor home repairs. JFS at the MJCC- 901-767-8511.

 

Blue Card- Assistance for Holocaust survivors in applying for survivor compensation and other benefits. JFS at the MJCC- 901-767-8511.