How We Make an Impact in Western CT

The Jewish Federation of Western CT provides a range of services to our local area and our partnership region of Afula-Gilboa in Israel. By supporting our annual campaign, your contribution allows us to provide services to a wide range of people who need our help. From local grants and food programs to economic development and education abroad, your donation to us goes further to help those in need.

Below is a list with full details of our programs, services, and events that we provide throughout the year.

  • Brownstein Jewish Family Service (JFS) offers community programs, referrals, and resources that meet the needs of individuals of all ages and their families. These social services help people navigate the health care world, the social service milieu, and more.
  • Learn more about Brownstein Jewish Family Service

We provide funding for a range of needs in crisis and the non-profit community. This includes providing funds to families and children in crisis for medical needs, assistive technology, and one-time basic needs assistance; non-profits in western CT that meet the needs of the most vulnerable; and NGOs in Israel who provide vocational training, support for at-risk youth, mentoring programs, dental care for those who cannot afford it, food rescue and crisis intervention support.

If you are experiencing a crisis, please contact 911 or go to your local emergency room.

Offering a rich array of cultural and educational programs for youth and families through the Walzer Enrichment Center to educate and entertain members of the community.

Participate with other Federations in support of legislation to keep us safe, to support Israel, oppose anti-Semitism and all forms of hatred and bias.

Do you want to be part of our mission?

We are always looking for volunteers and donations to help us serve those in need.