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Get a Transportation Loan if you need help covering the cost of car repairs or need extra cash for a down payment on a used vehicle. We can help you get back on the road.



You can use a Transportation Loans loan for things like:

  • Used Car
  • Vehicle Servicing
  • Vehicle repair
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

Get Where You Need To Go with a JFLA Interest Free Transportation Loan

Access to reliable transportation is essential for nearly everyone in Southern California, as the ability to own & maintain a car can have a huge impact on your financial livelihood. We at the Jewish Free Loan Association (JFLA) understand that purchasing a used car on a budget can be a very real challenge, and for those that currently own a car, there are almost always unexpected expenses in maintaining it. If you need help covering the cost of car repairs or need a little extra for a down payment on a used vehicle, we can help you get back on the road. With 0% interest and no fees, our loans are a better way to borrow.

Why Choose JFLA for Your Online Transportation Loan?

JFLA is a non-profit organization that helps people of all races & religions by offering interest-free loans to help with essential or unexpected expenses. JFLA can help you pay for what you need now and can be used for expenses such as:

  • Used Car Purchase
  • Car Repairs

Get a transportation loan online in 5 easy steps

How Can JFLA Offer Interest Free Transportation Loans?

Interest-free loans, instead of charity, fill an important gap in the infrastructure of our social system by promoting self-sufficiency and financial independence with dignity.

JFLA is not a bank - We’re a non-profit that has striven to help those in need for nearly 120 years. Not only do our loans have 0% interest, but they also have no fees of any kind, and manageable repayment options to keep the impact on your monthly bills low.

All of our transportation loans require guarantors. Borrow up to $7,500 with one qualified guarantor or up to $12,000 with two.

To be eligible for a JFLA loan, a borrower: must be 18 years of age; must have a state-issued California ID/driver’s license; must not already have an active loan with JFLA; has to be employed; and has to be a resident currently living in Santa Barbara, Ventura, or Los Angeles County. A proof of need for a loan, such as a bill, or an estimate.

How Can I Get a Transportation Loan with JFLA?

My car broke down while I was in the process of getting a new job. I didn’t have the money to pay the mechanic to repair my car. The JFLA interest-free transportation loan allowed fix may car. It allowed me to stop walking around and looking at the checkbook for a magical solution. It was a realistic way to address my financial needs. Sherri
I need the JFLA loan to catch up on rent and a couple of car payments I was behind on.Ivan
My automobile needed servicing at that time, and JFLA car loan helped me to continue.Karla
I needed an auto loan to fix my car. I am disabled and need my car to get around. JFLA to the rescue. Thank You, You really helped out of a tight spot.Sid
I need a JFLA loan to help purchase a used car - since the loan, I've been able to purchase it, rather than getting it financed from a dealership, which would have ended up costing me more than double the amount. Thanks a lot for helping me out! Truly means a lot and I hope to make a positive impact in the world to give back.Shandra
I needed to get a car to drive back and forth to work. Trying to figure it out still financially while reentering into society. Thank you so much.Joe
I needed a vehicle to get to work in a daily basis to make a living and help pay bills without my wife having to shoulder the burden alone. Thank you very much for your help with the car loan. I truly appreciate the helping hand you have provided me and will do my part to pay it forward in the future. JFLA has truly blessed me.Tony
I needed a loan because my car broke down. My father back in the Philippe’s is in and out in the hospital since my mom died. Thank you so much for giving me a chance for the JFLA loan. Thank you so much JFLA for your good heart.Elecia

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Relief from Transportation Expenses is Just a Call Away

For over a century, JFLA has helped families and individuals whose needs are urgent and who may not qualify through normal financial channels. If you are in need of financial support, reach out to us today.

Email us at info@jfla.org or call 1-844-JFLA-ORG (1-844-535-2674) to get started.

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