Access to sufficient and nutritious food is a human right.
JFS believes we should do our part to protect this right and that all people should be able to to feed themselves in dignity, access sufficient food that it adequately meets the individual’s dietary needs.
Jewish Family Services of Washtenaw County has the only Specialty Food Pantry in the county. The Specialty Food Pantry serves a broad spectrum of residents in need living in Washtenaw County including single adults, families with children, older adults and newly resettled refugees. In addition to providing non-perishable food items to households in need, the JFS Food Pantry also offers fresh produce and an array of specialty food items to those with medical or religious dietary restrictions.
Open Access Hours
JFS provides open access hours Tuesdays & Thursdays from 11:00am – 4:00pm. Appointments are accepted – please contact JFS for more information.
The JFS Specialty Food Pantry is the only one of its kind in Washtenaw County, regularly offering specialty items such as gluten-free and low-sodium products, liquid nutrition for seniors, dairy-free products, fresh produce, Vegan items, family health products and specialty food products for those who observe Kosher and Halal food guidelines.
JFS offers monthly home delivery to homebound older adult clients. In addition, JFS works with Yad Ezra to provide home deliveries of Kosher Food to Washtenaw County older adults who adhere to a Kosher diet.