Jewish Los Angeles Special Needs Trust & Services

Amount: 
$250,000
Year: 
2015
Field of Interest: 
Special Needs
Program Name: 
Jewish Los Angeles Special Needs Trust & Services
Grant Type: 
Cutting Edge
Organization Description: 

Founded in 2014, Jewish Los Angeles Special Needs Trust & Services is the first pooled special needs trust in Los Angeles County. It works to ensure that children and adults with special needs are able to obtain the highest possible quality of life by leveraging the power of community to assist with financial security and peace of mind. 

Grant Purpose: 

Jewish Los Angeles Special Needs Trust  & Services is the first pooled special needs trust in Los Angeles County, enrolling at least 65 participants over 3 years and ensuring that Jews and others in the general community with disabilities are able to obtain the highest quality of life by leveraging the power of community to assist with financial security.

The Jewish Los Angeles Special Needs Trust will provide a much-needed financial lifeline for members of our community with physical, mental, and developmental disabilities to have a full, healthy and happy life.

Sandy Samuels
Founding Board Chair, Jewish Los Angeles Special Needs Trust & Services