budget cuts

Agencies Bracing For Impact Of Forced Cuts

Many services could come under the sequester knife.

03/13/2013
Staff Writer

Local Jewish social service agencies are talking about increasing their employee workloads and making other changes to absorb expected government funding cuts as a result of Congress’ inability to agree on a new budget.

COJOs Hard Hit Without Earmarks

Governor’s veto of member-items costing agencies millions.

08/25/2010
Assistant Managing Editor

 Lately, when clients show up on Fridays at the Council of Jewish Organizations of Flatbush for help with social services, they are asked to come back on Monday.

“We’re running with a skeleton crew,” said the agency’s director, Rabbi Yechezkel Pikus. “There’s no one around to help them [on those days].”

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