Social Services Council—December 2010

The following categories were evaluated for allocations of funds:
  1. Behavioral Health
    • Mental Health
      1. Emotional Counseling
      2. Crisis Intervention
      3. Alcohol and Drug Rehab
  2. Medical Services
    • Bikur Cholim
    • Professional Chaplaincy
    • Medication Subsidies
    • Referral Services
      1. Medical Needs:  Nursing and Physician
      2. Home Health Services
      3. Hospice
    • Jewish Genetic Disease and other diagnostic needs
  3. Financial Services Needs
    • Vocational Rehab Services
      1. Vocational Testing/ Evaluations
      2. Job Training 
      3. Job Counseling
    • Emergency Services
      1. Funding of Emergencies
      2. Loans
      3. Food/ Clothes/ Appliance Bank
      4. Services for the Homeless
    • Legal Referral Program
  4. Other Vulnerable Populations
    • Mentally Challenged
      1. Long-Term Living Needs: Care, Medical, Housing, and Emotional
      2. Mental Health
      3. Jobs
      4. ADA Testing
    • Physically Disabled
      1. Transportation
      2. Vocational Rehab Services
      3. ADA Testing
      4. Caregiver Respite/ Support
  5. Elderly
    • Adult Day Care Programs, new and old
    • In-Home Services
    • Transportation to Various Services
    • Family/ Patient Counseling and Advocacy
      1. Medical Decision Making
      2. Advocacy with Professionals
      3. Caregiver Respite
      4. Emotional Counseling
    • Kosher Foods
      1. For Day Care
      2. In-Home Meals
    • Jewish Nursing Home
    • Vision and Dental Care
    • End-of -Life Care and Decisions
      1. Termination of Care
      2. Chevra Kadisha Care
      3. Burial Expenses
  6. Other
    • For Widowed and Divorced
      1. Counseling 
      2. Networking
    • Single Parents
      1. Child Care Services
      2. Vocational Rehab Needs
      3. Networking with Other Parents
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