Hebrew Free Loan Program

Contact Us

If have any questions, please contact Matt Greenberg, CEO at 203-921-4161 or
jfass@ctjfs.org

Schoke Jewish Family Service of Fairfield County has established a Hebrew Free Loan program, designed to offer community members the opportunity to receive interest-free loans to support financial needs that do not qualify for funding through our emergency assistance program.

Community members can receive funding to support immediate, concrete needs including:

  • Emergency home repairs
  • Emergency car repairs
  • Medical expenses
  • Funeral costs
  • Camp tuition
  • Participation in a gap-year or short-term Jewish or Israel education program
  • Tuition for a vocational or technical program to advance their career

To participate in the program, applicants will need to provide financial information, secure a guarantor, submit a statement of need, and commit to a repayment schedule. The length of repayment will be determined by the loan amount, with the assumption that most loans will be repaid within 36 months.

For more information about the Hebrew Free Loan program contact Matt Greenberg at 203-921-4161 or by e-mail at mgreenberg@ctjfs.org.

All inquiries are kept strictly confidential.

Through generous grants from United Jewish Federation and the Jewish Community Foundation serving Upper Fairfield County, Schoke Jewish Family Service of Fairfield County has established a Hebrew Free Loan program, designed to offer community members the opportunity to receive interest-free loans to support financial needs that do not qualify for funding through our emergency assistance program.

Families facing unemployment or reduced employment as a result of the COVID-19 outbreak may be eligible for these funds.  

Applicants must:

  • Be members of the Jewish Community
  • Be 18 years of age or older
  • Demonstrate financial need
  • Live in one of the Connecticut communities we serve in Fairfield County

Contact Us

For more information or to apply, please contact
Matt Greenberg, CEO
at 203-921-4161 or
mgreenberg@ctjfs.org

Jewish community members can receive funding to support immediate, concrete needs including:

  • Emergency home repairs
  • Emergency car repairs
  • Medical expenses
  • Funeral costs
  • Camp tuition
  • Participation in a gap-year or short-term Jewish or Israel education program
  • Tuition for a vocational or technical program to advance their career

To participate in the program, applicants will need to provide financial information, secure a guarantor, submit a statement of need, and commit to a repayment schedule. The length of repayment will be determined by the loan amount, with the assumption that most loans will be repaid within 36 months.

For more information about the Hebrew Free Loan program contact Matt Greenberg at 203-921-4161 or by e-mail at mgreenberg@ctjfs.org.  All inquiries are kept strictly confidential.

This program is supported by the United Jewish Federation of Stamford, New Canaan, and Darien and the Jewish Community Foundation of the Federation for Jewish Philanthropy of Upper Fairfield County.