New JF&CS program helps Jews with disabilities

In March, JF&CS began its Jewish Disability Care Connect program for people of all ages with physical or intellectual disabilities. The initiative comes in response to what JF&CS determined was a void in adequate care for local Jews with disabilities.

Jewish Federation of St. Louis has provided an initial $70,000 grant for the program.

The program aims to link its clients with educational and recreational opportunities, life skills training, housing support, support groups, and to provide assistance with receiving government benefits, among other services.

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