Jewish Family Service of Los Angeles

Food & Hunger Services

JFS strives to address the growing problem of hunger in Los Angeles. Through our SOVA Community Food and Resource Program we provide groceries and other supportive services to individuals and families dealing with issues related to food insecurity. The JFS Hirsh Kosher Kitchen prepares healthy, nutritious, and kosher meals for older adults and their caregivers which are served at 17 neighborhood dining centers’ placed throughout the city and valley. In addition, hundreds of meals from our kitchen are delivered each week to homebound older and disabled adults. In crisis situations JFS also provides emergency food vouchers.

SOVA Community Food & Resource Program

Home Delivered Meals

Neighborhood Dining Sites



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Social services for Nazi victims have been supported by a grant from the Conference on Jewish Material Claims Against Germany.
JFSLA receives funds from the Harry and Jeanette Weinberg Holocaust Survivor Emergency Assistance Fund, administered by the Conference on Jewish Material Claims Against Germany for the benefit of needy Jewish Nazi victims.
Funds have been provided by the Conference on Jewish Material Claims Against Germany for the Emergency Assistance Program for Nazi Victims at the discretion of the United States District Court supervising the lawsuit In Re: Holocaust Victim Assets Litigation (Swiss Banks).

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