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Sottsdale - 480-998-1410  
Little Rock - Hildy Tepper Bikur Cholim Society (501)221-7940  

BIKUR CHOLIM 8489 West Third Street, Los Angeles, CA 90048 - Tel (323) 852-1900 Rabbi Hershy Ten, President. A complete list of our services and programs can be found on our website. SUMMARY BIKUR CHOLIM helps children and adults, whether at home or hospitalized, suffering from serious and life-threatening illness. From physician referrals, help with the cost of treatment, equipment g’mach, visitation, meals, or our Blood & Bone Marrow program, we will help you get through it. Our services and programs are available for both the residents of Los Angeles and those whom are visiting Los Angeles for medical treatment.  Please visit for detailed information.

BIKUR CHOLIM of HOLLYWOOD - (954) 894-8514 Rabbi Saul M. Ganchrow President,
Ladies Bikur Cholim of Los Angeles, Food, Visitation, Medical Funds etc. (Mrs. A. Mandel) - (323)938-6181
Bikur Cholim of Los Angeles Health programs and assistance on many different levels 8489 West Third St., LA 90048 8489 West Third St., LA 90048 (213)852-1900  
Cedars Sinai Medical Center (Kosher Kitchen) 8700 Beverly Blvd. (310) 855-4797  
Bikur Cholim Of Denver Elly Zussman Work 303-297-9955 Home 303-399-4130  
Bikur Cholim Of Denver Society to visit and support the sick; Leah Mehler, (303) 333-1017 or Agi Fried, (303) 321-0413  
Bikur Cholim Society of New Haven (203) 786-3096-available for meals, transportation , visitation and accommodations for Shabbos and during the week.  Contact Rabbi Eliezer and Rena Greer (203) 786-3096 or (203) 606-3082, or Rabbi Dov Greer (203) 848-8706.  
Refua of New England 168 Colony Road New Haven, Ct. 06511 - Email:  
Bikur Cholim of Greater Washington (202) 331-4481-(301) 593-0442 contacts: Reb. Rivka Winter, Lisa Mellman  
Bikur Cholim 1108 Kane Concourse Suite 307 Miami FL 33154 Phone: 786-282-0413  
Bikur Cholim of Miami Beach 4390 Pine Tree Drive Miami Beach, FL  33140 Phone: 305-531-5351  
Bikur Cholim of Nth. Miami Beach 990 NE 171 Street Nth. Miami Beach, Florida 33162 Phone 305 690 8949

Bikur Cholim of South Palm Beach County -  Stan Smith founder and president. We give emotional and spiritual support to hospitals, nursing homes, and hospices. 7914 Palacio Del Mar Drive, Boca Raton , Fl 33433, Telephone: (561) 362-7345. 


South Florida - Ahvas Chesed Inc. - 4801 S. University Drive Suite #127, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33328, Tel: 954-434-3333, 954-614-6600, Fax: 954-252-4905. We lend all types of medical equipment to whomever needs. We make hospital visits and supply shaboss packages (challah & grape juice) to the patients. We also do on demand visits. We arrange a place to stay for shabbes, as close as possible to the hospitals. We supply food for shabbes on demand for the visitors that are staying in the hospitals for shabbes. an early request is helpfull. South Florida - Ahvas Chesed Inc. - 4801 S. University Drive Suite #127, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33328, Tel: 954-434-3333, 954-614-6600, Fax: 954-252-4905

Chicago Mitzvah Campaign - (886) 697-2224 CMC office: 773-764-8872 or Rabbi Wolf's cell: 773-716-8872 or toll free nationwide 1866-MY RABBI . We supply all chaplaincy services in most Chicago and suburban Hospitals.  

Bikur Cholim of Baltimore - 2808 Steele Road, Baltimore, MD 21209 (410) 999-3700

  • Bikur Cholim has hospital pantries located in Sinai Hospital off the main lobby (with cholov Yisroel products, Shabbos meals and snacks), Sinai Hospital ER,  Johns Hopkins Hospital in the Chaplains Conference Room (Blalock 175) and University of Maryland Medical Center (6th Floor Gudelsky Conference Room)
  • Bikur Cholim has an apartment near shuls and shopping for out of town visitors to area hospitals
  • Our website is
Bikur Cholim of Greater Washington (202) 331-4481- equipment loan (301)331-4482, - visit our web site Bikur Cholim of Greater Washington

Rofeh International - The Bostoner Rebbe's Chesed organization for the Sick 617-734-5101


Chabad - Hospital visitation at the University of Michigan Hospital - Mailing address; 715 Hill St. Ann Arbor, MI 48104 734-995-3276


Univ of Michigan Hillel Bikur Cholim project New Contact will be Aaron Potek ( ) and Rabbi Rod Glogower ( 734-994-5822 and )

Bikur Cholim in the Twin Cities (Minneapolis and St. Paul) Minnesota
If anyone needs assistance with any Bikur Cholim needs--kosher food,
transportation, Shabbos. accommodations, visitors, etc.
Mrs. Joan Fishman 952-926-9050.
Rochester, Minnesota, Visits to Mayo Foundation Hospitals on request. 507-288-7500 Go To Top
Nebraska Bikur Cholim (c/o chabad) (402)330-1800  
Bergen Regional Medical Center* 230 E. Ridgewood Ave. Paramus, NJ 07652 Tel.: (201) 967-4000 Visits to Jewish patients are conducted by the Jewish Chaplain  

Bikur Cholim of Bergen County
c/o Cong. Bnai Yeshurun
Tel.: (201) 446-7938 Bikur Cholim maintains Shabbat apartments at Hackensack Hospital. It has a free loan wheelchair project for Shabbat and Yom Tov, and also provides visitation at local hospitals and volunteers for Tomorrow's Children at Hackensack Hospital. Bikur Cholim arranges for blood and platelet donors, and food and transportation, when necessary, for families of patients in time of need.

Bikur Cholim of Passaic 973-249-8811  
Bonei Olam of Lakewood 3 Brittany Court, Lakewood NJ 08701- 732-942-7773 Fax: 732-942-0111 email: Contact: Yisroel H. Levovitz  
Central NJ - Chabad House-Lubavitch at Rutgers in New Brunswick, NJ visits Robert Wood Johnson and St. Peters Hospitals on a weekly basis. The Chabad House also has a Bikkur Cholim Room - 170 College Avenue New Brunswick, NJ 08901 (732)296-1800 Fax (732)828-6890  
Chai Lifeline of Bergen County
Tel.: (732) 886-1070
(800) 882-0745
Fax: (732) 886-2443
Website: Dir. of Jewish Affairs: Rabbi Mordechai Gobioff Chai Lifeline provides assistance to seriously-ill children and their families the world over, including medical referrals, insurance support services, emotional support groups, homebound tutorial programs, special trips, bone marrow drives, and weekend retreats to a summer camping program. Chai Lifeline has helped thousands of families battle the emotional and practical repercussions of childhood cancer
and other life-threatening illnesses.


Information (718) 436-4850
FAX (718) 436-0597

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Trinitas Regional Medical Center

Bikur Cholim in the city of Elizabeth call  908-289-5415 or see

Union Hospital - to volunteer call 908-354-3129

Engelwood, NJ Engelwood hospital sisterhood of Ahavas Torah 201-567-5710 201-816-0786 shabbos rooms kosher food - call patient relations friday till 4:00 pm - after 4:00 security desk at main floor (reservation prefered)
Englewood Hospital* 350 Engle St. Englewood, NJ 07631 Tel.: (201) 894-3000
Visits to Jewish patients are conducted by the Jewish Chaplain, the Sisterhood of Ahavath Torah in Englewood and Lubavitch on the Palisades in Tenafly. Contact either the Chaplain, Ahavath Torah. s office at (201) 568-1315 Lubavitch on the Palisades at (201) 871-1152.
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Hackensack Hospital* 30 Prospect Ave. Hackensack, NJ 07601 Tel.: (201) 996-2000
Visits to Jewish patients are conducted by the Jewish Chaplain, Bikur Cholim of Bergen County, Contact either the Chaplain or Bikur Cholim of Bergen County at (201) 692-5710 or 692-1752,
Holy Name Hospital 718 Teaneck Rd. Teaneck, NJ 07666 Tel.: (201) 833-3000
Visits to Jewish patients are conducted by the Jewish Chaplain as well as by members of the Cong. Beth Aaron of Teaneck visitation program. Contact either the Chaplain or the synagogue office at (201) 836-6210.
Lakewood Bikur Cholim/Lev Rochel Bikur Cholim 732-905-3020 -office is Located @ 93 Prospect St. Lakewood NJ 08701 - shuttle to Manhattan Mon & Thrs from Lkwd to Mnhtn. 7329053020 ext 117  
Lakewood Refueinu 732-370 1225
Pascack Valley Hospital Old Hook Rd. Westwood, NJ 07675 Tel.: (201) 358-3000
Visits to Jewish patients are conducted by local rabbis . Contact either the Chaplain Electric Sabbath candles are available.
Rariton Valley Bikur Cholim 7 Marshall Drive Edison, NJ 08817 -732 572 7181-Fax: (732) 572 5506  
Sephardic Bikur Holim of Deal New Jersey- 732-531-1117  
Shifra and Puah Organization - Tel.: (201) 801-9020 Contact: Sara GruenspechtMeals provided for families of new mothers or expectant mothers on bed rest in the Teaneck, Bergenfield and Englewood areas. All dietary and kashrut needs will be met  
Sisterhood of Ahavath Torah Tel.: (201) 568-1315 Fax: (201) 568-2991 Visits are made to the homebound residing in Englewood.  
Teaneck Bikur Cholim 201-692-1752 or 201-833-2320  

The Passaic/Clifton Bikur Cholim 973-249-8811 M-Th 10-3 Fri 10-1 Please Note For Medical Equipment Birth Mothers: 973-773-6660 General Equip.: 973-471-5939

Union County NJ Elizabeth General Medical Center-to volunteer call Esther 908-289-5415 --------------St. Elizabeth - to volunteer call 908-353-2498 -------------------------------------------------------Union Hospital - to volunteer call 908-354-3129  
Valley Hospital* Linwood and N. Van Dien Avenues Ridgewood, NJ Tel.: (201) 825-5391
Visits to Jewish patients are conducted by the Jewish Chaplain Contact either the Chaplain
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Visits to Nursing Homes County Manor, Dunroven Nursing Homes in NJ visits are provided by: Lubavitch on the Palisades
Tenafly, NJ Tel.: (201) 871-1152 Fax: (201) 871-4181 E-mail: Rabbi: Mordechai Shain
Weingarten Jewish Visitation Program Friends of Lubavitch of Bergen County Teaneck, NJ Tel.: (201) 907-0686 Fax: (201) 907-0668 E-mail: Exec. Director: Rabbi Mordecai Weiss  
Ahavas Chesed Medical & Emergency Lifeline of Crown Heights 720 Lefferts Avenue Brooklyn, N.Y. 11203 24 HOUR HOTLINE: (718) 756-9763 Fax: (718) 604-1093 Director: Rabbi Avrohom Lieder  
Albany - Bikur Cholim contact Clara Simon 518-439-8280 E-mail  
Ateres Tzvi 718-459-5560  
Bederech Kovod (Mrs. Breuer) 718-384-7723  
Belle Harbor Bikur Cholim 718-945-1077  
Bensonhurst 718-232-2991  
Blood Donor Services 718-387-8700 or 718-782-1101  
Bnos Chayil 718-338-4897 or 718-253-8014  
Bobov Bikur Cholim (Mrs. Scharf) 718-871-8606 24 hour emergency (718)851-2500
Boro Park Bikur Cholim (Rabbi Steinharter) 718-438-2020
Boyaner Bikur Cholim (Tapes, Games, Books) 718-853-5223  
Brain Injury Society Bikur Cholim - Serves the Acquired (includes Traumatic) Brain Injured Individual and thier Families. Support Services Office, 427 Coney Island Avenue (bwtn Church and Caton Avenues) Brookyn, NY 11218 The following program include *Referral *Medicaid Waiver Program Coordination Services for the Brain Injured which includes Repite Care for Caretakers (Family Members and/or relatives) *Follow-up Care for Rehabilitation Discharged Patients *Patient Advocacy - legal, insurance, advise, healthcare management *Peer Resource Support Groups *Mentoring *Insurance Management *Educational Training on brain injury *Workshops *Inservice Training *Internship Programs *Counseling *Newsletter and comprehensive website Plus - visit contact Menucha Fogel, BS, SDS. 718 645-4401  
Catskill Bikur Cholim (SUMMER MONTHS) 845-354-2627  
Chai Life Line NATION WIDE  
Chasdei Malka Transportation(Mrs. Leib) 718-258-5823  
Chavi Salamon Ahavas Chesed 718-266-4649  
Chesed of New Square 845-354-2627  
Congregation Beth Sholom Chesed Committee. Rabbi and Rebbitzen Shaya & Nechie Kilimnick 716-473-1625 (Rochester)  
Crown Heights Bikur Cholim 718-756-0451
Ezras Cholim Satmar 718-782-1101
Far Rockaway 5 Towns Bikur Cholim 718-327-5989  
Five Towns Bikur Cholim 718-327-5989 and 516-371-9662  
Flatbush Bikur Cholim 718-253-3119  
Great Neck Bikur Cholim serving Long Island Hospitals (516)487-3859  
Greater New York (Mrs. Rosenstock) 212-927-7817  
HILF Support Network (Williamsburg) 718-388-8088  
Kew Gardens 847-5221  
Klausengurg (Mrs. Wieder) 718-782-6337 Go To Top
Kosenier (Reb. Rottenberg) 718-436-2228  
Lenox Hill Bikur Cholim, Inc. (212) 744-4748, ext. 1. apt is available during the week as well as shabbos. (We are the only facility in Manhattan that is available for family members and outpatients on weeknights.) Lenox Hill Hospital (212)434-2000  Lenox Hill Hospital & Beth Israel North 212-861-4219  
L.I.J. 343-5307  

Lisker Congregation / Bikur Holeem Contacts: Rabbi Hershel & Rebbetzin Friedlander (Between Lexinton Ave. & 3Rd Ave.) 163 East 69 Street, New York, NY 10021 ----NEAR SLOAN KETTERING 212-472-3968 Direction Map or e.mail web site:

Long Beach Bikur Cholim 516-431-2068  
Long Island Jewish, Parker Geriatric, Hillside, Schneider's childrens and Creedmore. Contact:Rabbi Binyamin Hammer 718-831-0181  
Malchus Esther Mission 718-837-2302
Chesed for families and patients in New York Hospitals. Services Shabbos accommodations for those that need to spend Shabbos near Hospitals in the Brooklyn, NY area.
MANHATTAN West Side Bikur Cholim 212-877-0306 or 212-873-9497  
Menuchas Hanefesh Heim in Sea Gate 718-387-1180
Merrick-Bellmore Bikur Cholim, comprising several area synagogues, visits ill and homebound people on Long Island. Contact: Henry Tawil 516 867 6027 EMail: or visit us at: -----Merrick Bellmore Bikur Cholim Contact: Henry Tawil 1 516 867 6027  
Long Island Jewish Hospital and North Shore Hospital - Bikur Cholim of New Hyde Park, The Bikur Cholim Society Of New Hyde Park  
Munkatch 718-851-1916  
NY Communities of Merrick & Bellmore and also in the local Mayfair Care Centerin  
N'SHEI C.A.R.E.S. (Div. OF Agudah Women) 212-363-8940  
NETCARE INC. Services for Special Children 718-339-2971  
Pupa (Mrs. Grunwald) 718-387-1423  
Queens Bikur Cholim
FR/5 Towns (718) 327-5989 and (516) 371-9662
Kew Gardens 847-5221
L.I.J. 343-5307
Machane Chodosh 897-5950
Queens 380-7433

Rebbetzin Chaya Mushka Bikur Cholim of Crown Heights 387 Kingston Avenue, Suite 10 Brooklyn, NY 11225  (718) 467-1661

Rifka Leifer Bikur Cholim 718-851-6920  
Riverdale Bikur Cholim - (718) 601-3350  
Rochester, NY Hospital & Nursing Home Visitation 716-271-0330 Chabad volunteers visit every hospital every week with a flower and a card to wish the patients a Good Shabbos. Go To Top
Rockland Bikur Cholim 845-425-7877  
Satmar - Boro Park 718-851-9329  
Satmer - Flatbush 718-252-3780 or 718-252-4878 or 718-338-7975  
Satmar - Monroe 845-783-8469  
Satmar - Williamsburg 718-387-7749  
Sea Gate Erholings Heim 718-714-0028  
Sephardic Bikur Cholim 718-787-1100  
Staten Island Bikur Cholim 718- 494-4343  
Staten Island Bikur Cholim/Ezras Achim For information, please call: Jill Bodner 718-494-8415 Mindy Fried 718-494-0966  
Tzelemer Bikur Cholim 718-387-3036
Viener Bikur Cholim 718-388-3257 or 718-387-8729
Washington Heights Bikur Cholim(Mrs. Rothchild)212-927-0110  
Williamsburg Bus to Hospitals 718-387-0546  
Bikur Cholim Yaad Yakkov at Long Island College Hospital in Brookyln NY, has a fully stocked Kosher pantry and sleeping accomodations at Room 616 on the 6th floor of the main Building. For Bikur Cholim info call 917-418-9206  
Zichron Shlomo Refuah Fund 718-438-5856  
Durham-Chapel Hill & Duke University
Durham NC

Transalation --
1. Yiddish - Sheva Zuker
2. Hebrew ( Duke ) Adda --681-3007 -- Transalation
3. " " '" -- Hudi Gross
Leon Dworsky " Durhams Zaide" - 919 682- 5223
Martie Zeiger -
Jewish Family Services-
Tova -- Special Care for Israelei Families - 919 676 7103


Cincinnati Bikur Cholim - Mindel Konstam Bikur Cholim - Description: Volunteers providing accommodations within walking distance of synagogues, transportation to & from shopping and hospitals, supplying kosher meals for the sick and their families, etc. in the frum community.

Contact: Tzippy Dahan (513) 731-0495, or Meryle Schreiber (513) 351-3426

E-Mail Address:


Cleveland - Bikur Cholim of Cleveland 3653 Shannon Road Cleveland, OH 44118 Office 216-320-1771 Contacts: Sara Shapiro 440-943-0663 cell 216-406-6608, Rochel Koval 216-321-1476, Noemi Landau 216-321-2075 - Orthodox volunteer organization dedicated to visiting the sick and providing vital services to the elderly.

Penn University Bikur Cholim: The OCP's Home Page  
Bikur Cholim at Penn University  
Bikur Cholim of Philadelphia 1706 Solly Ave. Philadelphia, Pa 19152 -(215) 805-8668 or (215) 920-2400  
Greater Philadelphia Bikur Cholim (215) 342-2999 (Mrs. Schwartz) 610-668-1183 Go To Top
Pittsburgh Bikur Cholim 412-421-7178  
Lehigh Valley, Pennsylvania; Shul # 610-433-6089. We also provide Shabbos hospitality in the community, as well as electric Shabbos candles for use in the hospital, and it's fine for people to contact me for these purposes.
Lehigh Valley Hospital carries Kosher meals, prepared by Avrumi's Delights under Machon l'Horaah. Patients should specifically request the "Special Kosher Meals." Mordechai Torczyner

Houston: Aishel House – Bikur Cholim of Houston 1955 University Blvd. Houston, TX 77030 713-522-2004

Aishel House provides apartments in walking distance to all the hospitals in the Texas Medical Center. Aishel House volunteers provide transportation to and from the airports, area supermarkets, and shopping centers. Kosher meals and Shabbat food can be provided as needed to the hospitals, Aishel House apartments, and area hotels.

Hospitals in the Texas Medical Center area: Ben Taub General Hospital; Kindred Hospital – Houston; Harris County Psychiatric Center; Healthsouth Hospital; Houston Hospice; M.D. Anderson Cancer Center; Memorial Hermann Hospital; Memorial Hermann Children’s Hospital; Methodist Hospital; Park Plaza Hospital; St. Luke’s Episcopal Hospital; Shriner’s Hospital for Children; Texas Children’s Hospital; The Institute for Rehabilitation and Research (TIRR); Texas Orthopedic Hospital; Veterans Affairs Medical Center – Houston; Woman’s Hospital of Texas.

Bikur Cholim/Jewish Hospice Council of the Southwest 2113 W. Spring Creek Parkway Plano, TX  75013 Telephone:   214-692-8489 24 hour emergency number:   214-334-5252 E-mail: Web: Rosie Cohen, Director If you need any further information, please contact  Judy Elimelech, Adm. Assistant e-mail: Thank you  
Bikur Cholim of Greater Washington (202) 331-4481- equipment loan (301)331-4482, - visit our web site Bikur Cholim of Greater Washington  
Congregation Bikur Cholim Machzikay Hadath 5145 S. Morgan St. Seattle, WA 98118 Tel: ( 206 ) 721-0970 Fax: ( 206) 723-0679