Chesed Shel Emes Services
This program is designed to assist families living in the Greater Washington area, and in financial distress, provide a loved one with a dignified burial in accordance with Jewish law. Whether it is connecting someone with the right resources or providing direct financial assistance, Chesed Shel Emes Aid is committed to assisting in this holy work. In addition to having contracted discount arrangements with many local funeral homes, this program offers additional financial assistance towards the funeral and burial costs.
- Chesed Shel Emes Aid has contracted discounted funeral service with the following funeral homes.
- Based on the specific situation this program offers additional financial assistance towards the funeral and burial costs
- Help arrange for a Tahara with the Chevra Kadisha of Greater Washington.
Pre-need arrangements can be made before an individual dies, when it is clear that there in not much time left. We can also provide assistance in other situations when a person will not qualify for government benefits, and does not have sufficient funds for a funeral from a commercial funeral home. Please contact us as quickly as possible so we can help make sure the niftar is prepared for burial immediately after the death in accordance with Jewish law.
Who Qualifies? Applicant requires a reference by any one of the Orthodox Rabbinical leaders in the Greater Washington area.