We are pleased to offer 17 different loan programs. Please view the icons below and click on the "apply now" button for more specific information and our loan application forms. For an overview of our application process, please click here

Adoption & Fertility Loan

Description: Helps ease the burden of the high costs associated with adoption and fertility treatments

Loan Amount Available: $15,000

Emergency Loan

Description: Helps people meet urgent needs for food or housing

Loan Amount Available: $2,000

Health & Dental Loan

Description: Helps people with health & dental costs not covered by government medical care 

Loan Amount Available: $10,000

Life Cycle Event Loan

Description: In keeping with Jewish tradition, this loan helps people celebrate modest life cycle events

Loan Amount Available: $10,000

Post Graduation Loan

Description: Helps young adults with their expenses while participating in  residency/internship programs in B.C

Loan Amount Available: $15,000

Student Loan

Description: Helps students enrolled in full-time school with the costs of tuition, books and living expenses 

Loan Amount Available: $10,000

Debt Relief Loan

Description: Provides relief to those with high-interest debts so that they can get back on the road to financial health 

Loan Amount Available: $10,000

First Time Home-Buyer Loan

Description: Helps people with the expense of buying and moving into their first home

Loan Amount Available: $15,000

Israel Travel Experience Loan

Description: Helps families of modest means send their children on an educational Israel experience. 

Loan Amount Available: $10,000

Maternity/Paternity Leave Loan

Description: Helps families with babies meet expenses while income is reduced during maternity/paternity leave

Loan Amount Available: $10,000

Security Deposit Loan

Description: Helps people in need of funds for an apartment security deposit

Loan Amount Available: $2,500

Unemployment Bridge Loan

Description: Helps employable individuals meet their monthly expenses while looking for new work

Loan Amount Available: $5,000

Educational Assessment Loan

Description: Helps families with the cost of Psycho-educational assessments and initial tutoring

Loan Amount Available: $4,500

General Needs Loan

Description: Helps people with needs not covered by any of our other loan programs

Loan Amount Available: $7,000

Legal Assistance Loan

Description: Helps with the cost of legal assistance in the areas of family law, wills, insurance claims and more.

Loan Amount Available: $15,000

New Business Loan

Description: Helps people with the expenses of starting a new business

Loan Amount Available: $15,000

Special Needs Loan

Description: Helps people with the costs of home adaptations, mobility aids and other assistive devices

Loan Amount Available: $10,000

HFLA has established a special emergency loan program for individuals who have been impacted by Coronavirus. Please click here for more info.


305A - 950 West 41st Avenue, Vancouver, BC, V5Z 2N7

​Tel: 604-428-2832 

Email: hfla@shaw.ca

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