Welcome to JCRS!

A legacy of helping Jewish youth since 1855.

Jewish Children’s Regional Service (JCRS) is the oldest existing Jewish children’s social services organization in America - providing a financial safety net to vulnerable Jewish youth throughout the south for over 150 years. Through generous supporters like you, JCRS is able to reach out to over 1,000 youth annually with unique programs that are unavailable elsewhere.

Some of these are:
- paid college scholarships, including grants and no-interest loans
- caring services for kids with developmental problems and special needs
- once-in-a-lifetime opportunities to experience the joy of summer camp

Donate today to help send a child to camp, provide a therapist for a child with autism, or send a low-income student to college. Read more about our Summer Camp Scholarships, College Aid, and our Special Needs program, among others.

About our Services

Our Services at a Glance

We are primarily focused helping Jewish children and families with the below programs & services:

Success Stories

Improving Young Tomorrows

We're pleased to feature our JCRS Success Stories - highlighting the accomplishments and journeys of outstanding JCRS Kids. Take a look, and you'll see why we're so proud. Read about Molly, Lana, Aaron, and others we've served and helped to become accomplished adults.

Events

 In celebration of our 160th Anniversary, JCRS – the Jewish Children’s Regional Service -will present “Jewish Roots of Music” at the Hyatt Regency New Orleans on March 7, 2015   The gala event and dinner will feature a musical history of the influence and accomplishments of Jews in music. This event continues the “Jewish Roots” […]
December 16th, 2014
Thank you for making Latkes with a Twist a great success!
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December 15th, 2014

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