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Ten Yad


    To provide emergency financial assistance to women and children in the Jewish community struggling with poverty or abuse;  to preserve dignity in accordance with the Jewish value of Tzedakah.


    • Clothing - Including work and school uniforms.
    • Food - Emergency and supplemental food.
    • Medical - Emergency medical situations, prescriptions and co-payments.
    • Professional Services - Assistance for social services, legal aid, guidance counselors etc. to promote self-sufficiency, independence and employment.
    • Shelter - Short-term lodging or rent if faced with imminent eviction.
    • Utilities - To prevent disconnection of electric, heat, water and cell-phone.
    • Transportation - Emergency vehicle repairs and work transportation. 
    • Tuition - Subsidized tuition for children’s day-camp and education.


    After an initial interview, applicants must complete a discreet intake procedure and satisfy eligibility requirements including providing basic financial details, references and support from a religious or communal figure familiar with the individual.   

    If approved, Ten Yad can offer financial assistance up to $5,000 per year in the form of cash, direct bill payment or vouchers at the discretion of the administrator.

  • **Do NOT complete this form until AFTER a pre-application interview is completed.**


    This is a secure and discreet form which will ONLY be viewed by TenYad's executive administration.
  • 1. Personal Information

  • 2. Family Info

  • 3. Assistance Description

  • 4. References

  • Please provide two personal references and one communal/professional reference i.e. Rabbi, Social Worker 

  • 5. Employment & Income

  • 5. Agreement

  • Should be Empty:
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