SAN ANTONIO JEWISH SENIOR SERVICES
San Antonio Jewish Senior Services (SAJSS) makes life better for San Antonio Jewish seniors by creating and fostering connections between the individual and the broader community.
Rides are available for Jewish seniors from their homes to their place of worship for religious services or to Jewish community events. To schedule transportation, call Lety Vargas at (210) 616-4811.
CULTURAL & SOCIAL ACTIVITIES
SAJSS facilitates programs held at Adante Senior Living, Madison Estates and Golden Estates retirement centers, as well as various locations around San Antonio and the world for active and independent seniors through The Wandering Jews and E.D.G.E. programs.
E.D.G.E. (ENGAGE, DISCOVER, GROW, EXPLORE) Social and education events and social outings offered regularly throughout the year for the 55+ crowd.\ THE WANDERING JEWS A travel initiative that plans trip opportunities for active seniors with explicitly Jewish content that is not readily available elsewhere.
E.D.G.E. (ENGAGE, DISCOVER, GROW, EXPLORE) Social and education events and social outings offered regularly throughout the year for the 55+ crowd.\
THE WANDERING JEWS A travel initiative that plans trip opportunities for active seniors with explicitly Jewish content that is not readily available elsewhere.
COMPASS INFORMATION & REFERRAL FOR SENIORS
Beginning in 2018, this helpline will provide seniors and their families and caregivers with useful information on programs and services available for seniors locally.
NO-INTEREST LOANS FOR JEWISH SENIORS
Through a partnership with Hebrew Free Loan-San Antonio. SAJSS worked with HFLA-SA to create a loan fund specifically for Jewish seniors who need financial support. This fund allows for 0% loans with reduced monthly repayments for a variety of purposes that are important to seniors, such as healthcare, accessibility modifications or other repairs to their homes, transition/moving expenses, etc. For more information, contact HFLA-SA, (210) 736-4352.
PARTNERSHIPS & GRANTS
In addition to programs it provides directly, San Antonio Jewish Senior Services has a grant program that extends its commitment to Jewish seniors by working hand-in-hand with other organizations, programs, and initiatives that are aligned with our mission of addressing the needs and enriching the lives of San Antonio Jewish seniors.
As long as eligibility criteria are met, SAJSS is always open to partnering with others for programs. [Click Here] to learn more about partnership grants and to download guidelines and application forms.