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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