Financial Assistance

The Stroum Jewish Community Center is pleased to offer financial assistance to pay for the following program fees: Early Childhood School tuition, Kidstown, J Camp, and membership.


Eligibility to apply for financial assistance for 2023 is based on family income level as shown below:

Family SizeAnnual Household Income not more than:
1 person
(for example, single adult applying for membership assistance
2 people
(for example, single adult and child applying for ECS)
3 people
(for example, two parents and one child)
4 people$95,300
5 people$102,550
6 people$110,550
7 people$118,200
8 people$125,800

Application: Membership/J Camp/Kidstown

Below are two application forms. Please select the appropriate form. It will guide you through the calculation of household income and requires the provision of information on household expenses, assets, and liabilities. If available, please attach your 2022 income tax return when you submit your application.

  • A simplified form where the total cost of the program(s) for which financial aid is requested is at or below $1,500
  • A regular form where the total cost of the program(s) for which financial aid is requested is above $1,500.

For Families Applying for ECS Tuition Assistance

Learn more about applying for tuition assistance for the SJCC Early Childhood School>>

 Silver&Fit® Program

The SJCC has partnered with American Specialty Health ( ASH) Silver&Fit® program through their Silver&Fit® Premium Network. If you are a senior, and have a specific health insurance that qualifies, a portion of your membership costs may be covered through this partnership.

To view health plans that may participate, select “Washington” in the Participating Health Plans Silver&Fit search. (Link here: You can also call 877-329-2746 and Select Option 1.

If you are eligible you will receive an I.D. number from ASH which you will need to bring to the SJCC when signing up for membership.


If you have scholarship questions, contact:

Early Childhood School
Administrative Coordinator Sophie Miller

Membership/Silver&Fit Program
Membership Coordinator Denise Ipock or call 206-829-2594

J Camp/Kidstown
Director of Programming Anna Fein