Special Needs

Tel-Hai College

Tel-Hai College, since its establishment as an independent academic institution in 1996, has soared to become not only one of Israel’s leading colleges, but also the most powerful engine for the educational, economic and social development of the Upper Galilee. Offering a carefully chosen set of varied academic programs, Tel-Hai […]

Kivunim: New Directions for Special Needs Youth in Israel

Kivunim: A Charitable Organization To Further Youngsters With Special Needs in Israel was founded in 2003 for young people with sensory and physical disabilities. Kivunim means “directions” — giving direction and meaning, therefore enabling young people with disabilities to become independent. They achieve this through comprehensive service, study, life-skills training […]


ESRA is an independent non-profit organisation run by volunteers. A group of English Speaking residents of Herzliya and Kfar Shmaryahu formed ESRA in 1979, primarily to fulfill a social need and assist their integration into Israeli society. The new ‘English Speaking Resident’s Association’, known as ESRA, soon expanded to include […]

Bayt Cham

“Bayt Cham” is as its name defines: a warm home extending a caressing hand to wonderful children whose health condition requires complicated, supportive treatment. “Bayt Cham” is not an institution and not a hospital – it’s a true home for special children. Children who were abandoned by their parents and […]

Beit HaGalgalim

The House of Wheels, which has been operating since 1979, provides a range of services for children and adults with impaired mobility, mainly due to cerebral palsy and muscular dystrophy The Association provides solutions to the shortage in extramural activities and lack of social structures that are appropriate for this […]

Avnei Derech La’Haim

  “Avnei Derech or Milestones for Life” was founded to change the way high functioning young adults on the Autism Spectrum (AS) integrate into society following high school completion. These young adults require an individualized, professional and holistic program in order to successfully transition from the period of developing adolescence […]