iconDomestic Violence Survivor Loan

Loans for women and children in crisis, up to $12,000.



Number of GuarantorsMaximum Loan Amount

All borrowers must have at least one qualified guarantor.


  • Applicants must be at least 18 years of age and have a current CA issued ID and Social Security number.
  • ⁠Applicants must have a CA issued ID or driver's license showing permanent residency in Los Angeles, Ventura or Santa Barbara County
  • Applicants must demonstrate a need 
  • Documentation provided must have a consistent mailing address
  • ⁠Applicants must show ability to repay the loan. Loans are paid back within 36 months and payments begin 30-45 days after receiving funding. (A few of our loan funds have shorter or longer repayment rates, please check the loan description for more information.)
  • Guarantor requirements are listed in the table above
  • Applicants cannot be a current Borrower or Guarantor on a JFLA loan
  • Please note, married couples are considered as one applicant or one guarantor

Survivors of domestic violence can turn to the Jewish Free Loan for assistance up to $12,000 for transportation, relocation, or other actions to ensure their escape from a dangerous environment.

For more information about our loan programs, email us at info@jfla.org so we can help you get the assistance you need.

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