This one-stop-shop for COVID-19 Resources is designed to keep you informed about the many programs and services offered by Jewish community organizations and government agencies, and ways you can stay connected during this challenging time. Please check back frequently, as we’re posting updates all the time. 

Together, We’re Making an Impact
These past few weeks have been some of the most challenging ever experienced by our community. In response, we are releasing more than $500,000 to community organizations hit hard by COVID-19.


Here is how we are making an impact:

  • Jewish Family Services: $170,000 for food security, financial assistance for seniors, housing support and counselling services.
  • Jewish Community Centre: $130,000 for program subsidies, daycare scholarships, and seniors services.
  • Tikva Housing: $30,000 to help community members who unable to pay their rent.
  • Jewish Day Schools: $115,000 for tuition deferrals for families hit hard by COVID-19.
  • Supplementary Schools: $24,000 to transition to online learning.
  • Kehila Society of Richmond: $6,500 for emergency food distribution.
  • Seniors Peer Services: $5,500 to help provide emotional support.
  • Overnight Camps: $24,000 for two B.C. based camps to help with increased costs due to COVID-19


Find out more here

Our Commitment to Community
Jewish Federation is committed to providing leadership and service excellence to our partners, donors, staff, volunteers, and community members. In order to deliver on that promise, we are making some temporary changes to how we operate that will help us maintain a healthy workplace for our staff and for our community. Most staff are working remotely and will be available by email. Click here for staff emails. 


Our commitment to you remains that we will be here for the community throughout the COVID-19 situation. If you have any questions or concerns, please contact us at and we will get you answers as soon as we can.


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  • JFS Community Care Hotline

    The Jewish Family Services Community Care Hotline has been set up as an emergency response resource during COVID-19. Help is available 9:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m., 7 days a week to provide emergency essential services to anyone throughout Metro Vancouver. Call 604.558 5719.

  • Financial Support Services

    Check here for the growing list of financial support services available for individuals, families and businesses.

  • Useful Links

    Links to various government and health agencies for COVID-19 related information and resources.