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The Shorefront Jewish Community Council (Shorefront JCC) provides services to immigrants, the elderly and the economically disadvantaged in Brighton Beach and neighboring communities.


We assist individuals and families who need help with immigration and citizenship, or want to learn English.


We support clients in applying for city, state or federal programs, and provide other kinds of counseling support, as well.


We offer legal assistance on issues such as problems with Medicaid, Social Security Disability, housing, family concerns and domestic violence.


We have a large, well-established food pantry.


Shorefront JCC provides services in many languages, including English, Russian, Ukrainian, Belorussian, Yiddish and Polish and others as well.


All of our services are free of charge.


How can we help you?




Shorefront Jewish Community Council is a beneficiary of UJA-Federation’s Hurricane Sandy Relief Fund. To make a donation to the Fund, go to Hurricane Sandy Relief Fund. https://www.ujafedny.org/hurricane-sandy-relief-fund.


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Shorefront Jewish Community Council Distributes Unprecedented Number of Passover Food Packages to Needy in South Brooklyn

Shorefront Jewish Community Council (SJCC) in conjunction with the Metropolitan Council on Jewish Poverty has once again provided Passover food packages to residents of the Brighton Beach...

Annual Passover Food Collection Effort Under Way

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A group of volunteers is hard at work making sure elderly and low-income Jewish families have enough kosher food for Passover.


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“The first time I came to Shorefront JCC I was offered benefit screening to see whether I was using everything I was entitled to. Sure enough, there were some benefits I wasn’t aware of. I learned people on SSI, SSDI or PA are entitled to a reduction of basic charges on...”

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