This is What Essential Looks Like
Due to our current economic and health crisis, our neighbors are in need now more than ever before. In comparison to other cities, unemployment rates are higher in Philadelphia, and many are struggling to get back to work. But when Philly gets knocked down, we work together to get back up again.Donate Now!
Let's Get to Work
JEVS is committed to helping our community members find job support and employment, especially in challenging times like these. This includes offering education and career services for our young adults, assisting with employment for people with disabilities, and other forms of support.
But all of the essential work we’ve done, and the support provided to our Philadelphia neighbors could not have been possible without you. Your gift can continue to help us support the 25,000 clients we serve every year, especially in light of this unprecedented crisis.
Why JEVS? Why Now? Why Give?
Here’s how we’re helping Philly get back to work.
Employment and Training
to help individuals gain in-demand skills
so they have the technology to work and learn virtually
Whole Family Support
to help with basic needs so the focus can be on employment
Our Response: News and Updates
We could all use a little inspiration. Here’s some from a Philadelphia mother of nine.
Chanta Scott, a Philadelphia mother of nine, was awarded the 2020 Inspiration Award from JEVS Human Services. Already I’m wondering how Chanta Scott does it all, […]Read More
Making Hope Happen for Catherine
After moving from Wilkes Barre, Pa., to be closer to her son and attempting to search for a job in the midst of COVID-19, Catherine B. […]Read More
Because we’ve met these challenges before and we can do it again. We have the programs, the people, and the 80-year track record of success. And we have you.
Because the crisis is growing every day.
Because our neighbors are in need and together, we have the power to help.
We’ve been able to help many community members get to work in the midst of the pandemic, allowing them to lead self-determined, hopeful lives that strengthen not only themselves, but also their families and our community. Meet a few of our amazing Philadelphia neighbors who have been able to enhance their lives and strengthen their communities during these challenging times.