COVID-19 Resources - JFCS of Greater Philadelphia

Find support groups, helpful articles, and much more with this list of resources from JFCS and other area organizations.

JFCS Check Ins

JFCS is now offering 15 minute self care check ins, please sign up if you need a safe space to talk about current stressors, pandemic related issues, or just vent. We are here to support you in your self care journey. Click here to schedule.


FOR THOSE IN NEED OF EMERGENCY SUPPORTS
  • For Food Emergency Needs
    • Call our Care Navigation line at
      866.JFCS.NOW (866.532.7669), weekdays 9am – 5pm.
  • For Clothing Assistance
    • Our Closet is creating customized emergency clothing packages for clients with urgent need and delivering these packages directly to these clients across the Greater Philadelphia region. If you or a client is in urgent need of clothing, please contact Our Closet’s Program Coordinator Ricki Eisenstein at ricki@ourclosetpa.org or call the Our Closet phone line at 267-256-2179.
FOR THOSE IN NEED OF COUNSELING
  • Telemental Health Counseling Sessions
    • Call our Care Navigation line at
      866.JFCS.NOW (866.532.7669), weekdays 9am – 5pm.
  • Creative Connections
    • One-on-one integrated virtual art therapy sessions
      Contact Isabelle Hsu at 610.649.1080, ext. 5
FOR THOSE IN NEED OF SUPPORT
  • Bloom MomChat
    Weekly program for mothers of young children to discuss all aspects of motherhood from a real, therapeutic perspective.

  • Social Distancing Support Group
     A drop-in support group for adults experiencing stress around social distancing or need to connect with community

    • Mondays, 10-11am
    • Drop-in Group. For more information, click here
  • Staying Safe, Sane and Supported
    A drop-in support group for anyone struggling to maintain a sense of well-being in difficult times.

    • Mondays, 3-4pm & Thursdays, 12-1pm
    • Drop-in Group. For more information, click here
FOR HEALTHCARE WORKERS OR THEIR SPOUSES/PARTNERS
  • Helping the Healthcare Heroes
    A variety of drop-in support forums for healthcare providers on the front lines of the pandemic and their spouses/partners

    • For Healthcare Providers
      • Tuesdays, 1-2pm
      • Tuesdays, 8-9pm
      • Wednesdays, 1-2pm
      • Wednesdays, 8-9pm
    • For Spouses/Partners of Healthcare Providers
      • Mondays, 8-9pm
    • Drop-In Groups. For more information, click here. All zoom rooms will be capped at 30 participants, on a first-come, first-serve basis.
FOR THOSE IN NEED OF FINANCIAL ADVICE
  • Financial Support Group
    A weekly support group moderated by a certified financial social worker to address questions and fears about finances

    • Tuesdays, 3-4pm
    • For more information, click here
  • Benefits Information Sessions
    Weekly updates and information sessions on applying for benefits and finding additional resources during the pandemic

    • Tuesdays, 10-11am
    • Drop-in Group. For more information, click here
OTHER SUPPORT
  • Click with JFCS
    In response to the current public health crisis and while so many families and individuals are working or studying from home, we are bringing our quality services and compassionate support directly to you via pre-recorded programs to help you stay connected and find support. Click here.
  • IT Support for Connection
    An information session to learn how to use technology to stay connected from home

    • Wednesday, April 8, 1-2pm
    • Drop-in Group. For more information, click here.
WAYS TO HELP
  • Donate to COVID-19 Emergency Need  Initiative
    As our community grapples with the current public health crisis, JFCS is assessing the needs of our clients daily. At this time, we must raise funds to purchase grocery store gift cards to assist vulnerable adults and families facing unexpected food insecurity as a result of the crisis. Click here
  • Volunteer
    For information on opportunities please contact Emalie Clamage at eclamage@jfcsphilly.org or 267.256.2131.

 

 


For questions on any of the JFCS programs listed above  or other available services, call our Care Navigation line at 866.JFCS.NOW (866.532.7669), weekdays 9am – 5pm.


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