The Associated: Jewish Federation of Baltimore

The Associated is all of us working together to repair the world, keep Jewish life strong and thriving. Across our network of nonprofit organizations in Baltimore, Israel and around the world, we enable Jews to take care of each other and to create Jewish life. In Jewish Baltimore, each person is cared for and welcomed. We transform the lives of those who need us most, assist families in finding programs and services for loved ones of all abilities and enable each person to more fully participate in their communities.

“Who is rich? He/she who rejoices in his/her portion.”

Pirkei Avot - Ethics of the Fathers

CHAI: Comprehensive Housing Assistance, Inc. (CHAI)

CHAI’s mission is to strengthen the fabric of neighborhoods connected to Jewish Baltimore, through housing and community development, so residents of all ages can thrive.
Housing Service


The Louise D. and Morton J. Macks Center for Jewish Education (CJE)

The Louise D. and Morton J. Macks Center for Jewish Education (CJE) CJE promotes and facilitates lifelong learning that nurtures Jewish identity and ensures access for individuals of ALL abilities so that our community is enriched by full participation.
Educational Advocacy/Resources/Support/Programming for children and adults.

Rachel Delman Turniansky | rturniansky@cjebaltimore.org
Director, Disability and Inclusion Services Principal, Gesher LaTorah Louise D. and Morton J. Macks Center for Jewish Education

5708 Park Heights Ave
Baltimore, MD 21215

The Jewish Community Center of Great Baltimore (JCC)

Inspired by Jewish values, the JCC creates meaningful experiences and opportunities to enrich, connect and celebrate a vibrant Jewish community. The JCC strives to promote a culture of inclusion and diversity within the Jewish community and the greater Baltimore community that welcomes and supports people of all abilities and their families throughout their lives.
Social and Recreational Services


Jewish Community Services (JCS)

JCS is a comprehensive, nonprofit human service agency that provides a broad range of services that meet the diverse, multi-dimensional needs of individuals and families throughout Central Maryland
Social Services for Children and Adults, Workforce Development, Housing Services, Advocacy/Resources/Professional Development


If you’re looking to get connected to life in Jewish Baltimore, you’ve come to the right place. jLINK is your guide to all of the resources – caregivers, charities, camps, legal services, and more – right in your neighborhood!



SHEMESH provides, on a community-wide basis, the educational support necessary for Jewish children with learning differences to reach their full intellectual, academic, emotional and social potential in a Jewish setting. Services are offered in each school in accordance with the school’s educational and religious policies.
Special Educational Services for Children, Advocacy/Resources/Professional Development for Teachers and Parents

410-843-7524 | info@shemeshbaltimore.org

VSP of Sinai Hospital

VSP, a department of Sinai Hospital, provides workforce development services and employment opportunities. Annually, its assessment, training and placement programs serve over 300 individuals with disabilities and/or economic need in the Baltimore metropolitan area.
Workforce Development


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