SUPPORTING PEOPLE WITH DISABILITIES & SPECIAL NEEDS

We help people of all abilities reach their full potential. Breaking down barriers and creating programs that encourage and empower people with disabilities to secure jobs and plan for the future. Making sure that our synagogues, camps, day schools, and JCCs are warm, welcoming, and inclusive spaces. Because everyone has the right to live life to the fullest.

Workplace
Social Skills

See how young adults on the autism spectrum get training for workplace social skills — so they can successfully participate in internships and other job opportunities.

Our Impact

  • 11,700 children and teens with disabilities participate in camping and after-school and Sunday programs.

  • 8,900 people with disabilities participate in inclusion programs.

  • 877 children and teens with special needs participate in day or residential camps.

  • UJA-Federation Community Trust proudly serves individuals with disabilities and their families by helping to preserve their assets, obtain access to public benefits, and maintain their well-being and quality of life. Learn more

     

MORE THAN A ZOOM CHAT

Reaching Out to People With Special Needs

A JCC partner kept community and connection alive for Taylor, who has Asperger’s, well before the pandemic — and that didn’t stop with Covid. 

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