Case Management and
Emergency Assistance

Contact Us

If you are in need of emergency assistance, please contact Rebekah Kanefsky, LPC at 203-921-4161 or
Case Management

Schoke Jewish Family Service provides comprehensive assistance to families and individuals needing supportive aid. These services include housing options, emergency financial support as well as basic necessities such as food and emergency shelter. Additional programs, such as Counseling, Comprehensive Geriatric Care Services, Volunteer Services, Information and Referral and Kosher Food Pantry are available through Schoke Jewish Family Service and are fully integrated with Case Management.

How We Help
  • A Schoke JFS Case Manager can:
  • Offer assessments to identify problems, eligibility for temporary public assistance and extent of need for additional services (such as in-home help, meal services and referral to social services or public assistance)
  • Review medical issues, socialization needs and home safety
  • Help with paying bills, transportation and advocating for legal and financial matters
  • Act as a liaison between client and appropriate community services
  • Provide relief for those with the responsibility of caring for an elderly family member e.g., check on seniors for out-of-town relations and follow-up communications
  • Lend a hand to client with moving from one residence to another, retirement complex, group living arrangement or nursing home
  • Referral to social services and partner agencies in community, when indicated