RUACH: Emotional and Spiritual Support
Service Provider
RUACH: Emotional and Spiritual Support
Can This Service Be Accessed Virtually / Remotely?
Service Description
Do you need someone to talk to?

We are a network of Jewish emotional and spiritual volunteer-supporters with emotional and spiritual advising skills, including licensed therapists, social workers, clergy, chaplains, and advanced students, seeking to help persons over the age of 18, regardless of religious identity or affiliation, during these challenging times. We are offering support during the COVID-19 pandemic and after.

Note that RUACH DOES NOT provide mental health, medical or other therapeutic care. We are providing short-term (1-6 sessions) volunteer support to help meet immediate emotional and spiritual needs. Following your time with us, if you wish, you will be referred to a local service agency. Services provided by RUACH are not a substitute for mental health care, therapy, or psychological or medical services . Our service is 100% free for users in order to lower barriers to emotional and spiritual support.
No insurance needed
Always Free?
Service Focus
Various Concerns, Addiction / Substance Misuse, Coping with COVID-19, Coping with Mental Health of Others, Coping with Natural Disasters, Depression, Parenting
Research-Supported Treatments
Currently Unknown
Age Groups Served
Adults, Seniors / Older Adults, Young Adults, Adolescents / Teens, Children
Specialized Services for Gender Groups
Currently Unknown
Racial / Ethnic Groups Served
Currently Unknown
Specialized Services for LGBTQ+
Currently Unknown
Special Groups Served
Not applicable
English, Hebrew, Russian
Currently Unknown
Yes there is a waitlist
Eligible States
National Availability (all 50 states)
Date Last Updated