Chesed of South Florida Inc. (hereinafter referred to as Chesed) will provide either directly or indirectly, services to individuals and families facing hardships due to a crisis in their lives. These hardships span the gamut of human needs: food, housing, jobs, bill pay, medical attention, even companionship. Whatever the crisis, Chesed will provide assistance to ameliorate the situation.
Chesed provides funds for basic utilities and food in a crisis environment Only, Chesed offers assistance in dire housing situations which require financing or skillful negotiation, as well as resume writing and assistance with job placement. In the field of family crisis intervention, Chesed works to arrange for skilled counselors to be available on an emergency / temporary basis, or if appropriate, guides a victim to a temporary, safe environment.
Our energy is directed outward, actively seeking clients. By reaching out to the Rabbis and numerous persons - professionals in Jewish organizations, Chesed is actively spreading the word, informing key people of our goals and capabilities who in turn will share the information with the general public. This will create a source of continued support for the congregation at large.
Chesed continually updates its database of available resources of networks or service providers who wish to assist in handling specific crisis situations. Chesed cherishes the alliances created with businesses that generously provide myriad goods and services to the community. Our database includes donors with whom we can inform of Cheseds successes and credit them for their particular contribution.