What is the Project Chessed mission?
Project Chessed believes that “no patient should be left behind”. We are committed to improving health outcomes for medically uninsured Jewish adults by providing access to needed health care.
What are the Project Chessed goals?
- To connect medically uninsured Jewish adults to health care
- To improve patient compliance to prescribed treatment
- To decrease the inappropriate and costly use of emergency departments
Are you an insurance plan?
NO. Project chessed is neither an insurance policy nor a Medicare supplement. We are an access network connecting the medically uninsured to care through community partnerships. All providers are volunteers who donate their services.
How are you funded?
This is a “safety net” program of Jewish Family Service that receives major support from private philanthropy and foundations, including: