Partner Agencies

The strength of our community is in the following network of agencies that provide services in partnership with Federation:

Local Agencies

BBYO shapes the community’s next generation of leaders by positively impacting the lives of Jewish teens in Metro Detroit, providing them with meaningful Judaic, social justice and leadership development programming.

Farber Hebrew Day School provides a challenging Judaic Studies and college preparatory program in a Modern Orthodox, Zionist environment. The school nurtures personal and intellectual growth, outstanding character, social and moral responsibility, and a strong sense of self for each student.

Frankel Jewish Academy is a rigorous college preparatory high school pursuing academic excellence and Jewish literacy. We inspire students to think critically, creatively, and compassionately; to dedicate themselves to Jewish tradition, peoplehood, and the State of Israel; and to become lifelong learners and leaders. Along with rigorous academics, Frankel Jewish Academy cultivates the whole student, building critical thinking, encouraging creativity, and preparing students for a life of compassion shaped by Jewish values.  Graduates emerge with the intellectual skills required to succeed at the most selective schools, as well as a deep sense of identity and purpose.

Hebrew Free Loan provides interest-free business, educational and personal loans to Jews in need.

Founded in 1958, Hillel Day School delivers an outstanding general and Jewish education to Jewish children in preschool through eighth grade. Hillel inspires a passion for learning, responsibility to self and community, and devotion to Jewish living in a warm, innovative and engaging environment. Hillel is at the forefront nationally in providing a modern education within a cutting-edge facility, together with up-to-date technology, to give our students every advantage for success. Hillel’s dual curriculum educates the whole child – academically, socially, and spiritually – and graduates students who possess essential tools for success in the global world they will inherit. Hillel is a community Jewish day school that is open and welcoming to children from every Jewish affiliation.

Hillel of Metropolitan Detroit serves college students on six local college campuses with a diverse array of cultural, social and religious programming. Headquartered on the campus of Wayne State University, HMD serves students at Lawrence Technological University, Oakland Community College, Oakland University, University of Detroit Mercy, University of Michigan – Dearborn and Wayne State University.

Jewish Community Center supports Jewish unity, ensures Jewish continuity and enriches Jewish life while conveying the importance of well-being within the Jewish and general communities and the people of Israel. The JCC offers programming for families, children, teens and adults.

Jewish Community Relations Council tells Israel’s and the Jewish community’s stories through the news media, educating and mobilizing our community’s activists, and building important relationships with local non-Jewish neighbors.

Jewish Family Service provides a wide range of social services to community members of all ages and backgrounds. Each year, JFS assists approximately 12,000 individuals with case management, mental health and counseling services, healthcare navigation, emergency assistance, Holocaust Survivor and older adult services, volunteer programming and much more.

Jewish Senior Life is dedicated to enhancing the quality of life for older adults of the Metropolitan Detroit Jewish community through programs and services that support aging with dignity and choice, and with maximum independence. JSL offers housing in Oak Park and West Bloomfield.

JVS is a human services organization with four main locations in Metropolitan Detroit that helps people realize life’s potential through a variety of programs to maximize their self-sufficiency. The agency provides counseling, training, support services and comprehensive programs to older adults, at-risk youth, individuals with disabilities, unemployed workers, and people who are economically disadvantaged.

Michigan State University Hillel continues to build dynamic Jewish life on the Michigan State University campus and also creates programming and opportunities for Jewish students through its Hillel Campus Alliance of Michigan (HCAM) program at Central Michigan, Eastern Michigan, Western Michigan, Grand Valley State, Northern Michigan, Michigan Tech, Saginaw Valley State, Albion, Alma and Kalamazoo Colleges.

Tamarack Camps established by the Fresh Air Society, builds a vibrant community by providing enriching Jewish camping experiences for children and families, respectful of financial ability.

University of Michigan Hillel is the second largest student organization at the University of Michigan, housing more student-run programs than any other group except for the University Activities Center. The organization facilitates more than 60 student groups representing a diverse spectrum of approaches to Jewish life and incubating the next generation of leadership of the American Jewish community.

Yeshiva Beth Yehudah continues to produce thousands of students who are proud to be Jewish and form much of the core of our vibrant Jewish Detroit. We are creating the future leaders and members of our community by teaching our students love of Torah, love of Eretz Yisrael, and deep appreciation for the values of a Torah way of life.
Yeshiva Gedolah educates the next generation of Jewish leaders in our community through a strong curriculum steeped in Jewish learning and tradition.
Yeshivas Darchei Torah provides a stellar Jewish and secular education for hundreds of preschool through high school students. Our community-wide Helping Hand program, Big Brother/Little Brother, Big Sister/Little Sister, elderly visitations, fall clean up, and charity benefits are just a few examples of how we inculcate in our children the obligation and privilege of being a part of our wonderful community.

National Agencies

American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee (JDC)
We are the world’s leading Jewish humanitarian assistance organization, working in more than 70 countries and Israel to rescue Jews at risk, to bring relief to Jews in dire need and to renew Jewish community life in areas where it has not been allowed to flourish.

World ORT
We are dedicated to the advancement of Jewish and other people all over the world and provide training and education so that communities learn to be self-sufficient through the use of state-of-the-art technology.

Jewish Agency for Israel (JAFI)
We ensure the future of a connected, committed global Jewish people with a strong Israel at its center by rescuing and resettling new immigrants, connecting the global Jewish family to Israel, social activism and strengthening Jewish identity among young Israelis.

Todd Krieger

Todd Krieger