UJA - Connect to Care

In this Economic Crisis, the Jewish Community is Here for You

  • Employment and Career Transition Services
  • Legal Services
  • Financial Consulting
  • Supportive Counseling

Even If You Never Thought You'd Need Our Services We're Here to Help

In this recession, many of us find ourselves in need of support — even those of us who never expected to need assistance. But the Jewish community is here for you.

UJA-Federation of New York created Connect to Care, an initiative that capitalizes on its unique capacity to respond to a community-wide crisis and use its vast agency network to leverage the services and strengths of nine of the New York area’s most prestigious service agencies and Jewish community centers.

The result is a broad array of services that are coordinated between agencies and which can provide you and your family with the help you need — where you need them — whether it’s near your home, near your job or the neighborhood in which you’re seeking employment, or near some other area location that provides you with the privacy you need. So services are easy to access, discreet, and comprehensive, addressing a broad range of challenges you and your family are facing by providing employment and career counseling, supportive counseling, and legal assistance.

The Services You Need to Help Turn Things Around

UJA-Federation’s Connect to Care provides:

  • Employment and career transition services, including job networking opportunities and free career seminars.
  • Legal services.
  • Financial counseling, debt counseling, and budget assistance.
  • Supportive counseling and Jewish spiritual care.

Help Is Just a Phone Call or Mouse Click Away

Plans change. And we can’t always predict what the future will bring. But there’s one thing we can count on — the Jewish community will always be here to help.

With UJA-Federation’s Connect to Care, help and hope is here for you. With one call or e-mail, you can access the resources of UJA-Federation and its agency network and get the services you and your family need.
For further information, see a UJA-Federation Connect to Care Center near you; call UJA-Federation’s resource and referral service at 1.800.852.3337; or visit www.connect-to-care.org.

UJA-Federation’s Connect to Care Centers Help When You Need It - Where You Need It

Region-wide Employment Counseling

F·E·G·S· Health and Human Services System
315 Hudson Street
New York, N.Y. 10013

Region-wide Legal Counseling

New York Legal Assistance Group
450 West 33rd Street, 11th Floor
New York, N.Y. 10011
Phone 1.212.613.5000
Fax 1.212.750.0820


Metropolitan Council on Jewish Poverty

Jewish Board of Family and Children's Services
135 W. 50th St. 6th Floor
New York, N.Y. 10020

Sid Jacobson Jewish Community Center
300 Forest Drive
East Hills, N.Y. 11548

Samuel Field Y
58-20 Little Neck Parkway
Little Neck, N.Y. 11362

Staten Island
Jewish Community Center of Staten Island
1466 Manor Road
Staten Island, N.Y. 10314

The Suffolk Y Jewish Community Center & F.E.G.S. Health and Human Services System
74 Hauppauge Road
Commack, N.Y. 11725
connect-to-care@suffolkyjcc.org or connect-to-care@fegs.org
www.suffolkyjcc.org & www.fegs.org

Westchester Jewish Community Services
10 New King Street
White Plains, N.Y. 10604
1.914.761.0600, Ext. 711

Information and Referral Service

UJA-Federation of New York
150 East 59th Street
New York, N.Y. 10022

New York
130 East 59th Street
New York, N.Y. 10022

Long Island
6900 Jericho Turnpike, Suite 302
Syosset, N.Y. 11791

701 Westchester Avenue, Suite 203E
White Plains, N.Y. 10604


UJA Federation of New York

Synagogue Partners

F·E·G·S's LeadingHire.org™, is now collaborating with synagogues throughout the New York Metropolitan area, as part of UJA-Federation of New York’s Connect to Care. LeadingHire.org™ allows employers to post open positions to assist job seekers from the Jewish community.

Synagogues from the Conservative, Orthodox, Reconstructionist and Reform movements who currently have their own formal or informal job banks have agreed to post their jobs onto LeadingHire to gain further access to the Jewish community.

The following is a list of participating synagogues that have posted positions from their own internal job boards onto the LeadingHire website.

  • Brooklyn Heights Synagogue
  • The Reform Temple of Forest Hills
  • Temple Beth Torah
  • Central Synagogue
  • Temple Shaaray Tefila
  • Temple Beth Elohim
  • Temple Isaiah