Welcome to the website of Jewish Community Services of Hawaii!
If you or someone you know in our community is in need of assistance, or if you are joining our community and looking for
guidance, please write to us, call (808) 258-7121, or click here to send us an e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org and we'll try to help.
Jewish Community Services opened its doors in 1998 to fill the need for Jewish social services after the Jewish Federation of
Hawaii, the original parent organization, was no longer in existence.
Since then, JCS has been focused on meeting the needs of people within the greater Hawaii Jewish community, serving all of
the islands. Working together with myriad groups, JCS fosters a healthy collaboration of people who care about people in
JCS is a volunteer organization guided by traditional Jewish values: tikkun olam, repair of the world, and gemilut chasidim,
acts of loving-kindness. It is your support that makes the work of JCS possible, and community engagement is key to JCS’s
The mission of Jewish Community Services of Hawaii is to support and enhance the quality of life for those in need of help
in the Hawaii Jewish community by providing appropriate social services.
WHAT WE DO
Jewish Community Services maintains the confidentiality of those it helps. Therefore, details in the following examples of
Jewish individuals needing help have been altered.
Mr. A cannot live alone and his only relative lives on the mainland; JCS helps him find a
suitable care home in Hawaii. JCS arranges to pay for bus passes, taxi or handi-van to
take Mr. E to a doctor's appointment. JCS refers a family to mortuaries and rabbis for
the funeral of a loved one. Using the various resources available [such as the Jeanette
A. LeVine Fund], JCS makes arrangements for Mr. F to receive the support services he
needs to stay in his own home.
- Assist people with disabilities
JCS helps Ms. B navigate through the necessary procedures to secure assistance from
city, state, federal programs or other charitable organizations, and then follows up with
- Help the unemployed, homeless and hungry
JCS helps Family C get out of a shelter and into a place of their own through. JCS
assists Family D in accessing the Food Bank. JCS provides food gift cards for families
in need during the holidays.
- Provide Emergency Assistance
JCS gives practical assistance and peace of mind to Mrs. G, who has to be hospitalized,
by helping to find a caregiver for her children. JCS refers Ms. H, who has no other
options, to the Arthur Murray Fund.
|Jewish Community Services
|A non-profit social services agency
serving the Hawaii Jewish community
|P.O. Box 235805, Honolulu, Hawaii, 96823 Telephone: (808) 258-7121
|Click here to see pictures from our most recent event honoring Sandra and Donald Armstrong.
JCS Annual Dinner 2013