Organizations

Below is a list of organizations that provide subsidized mental health or social services in Israel. You may sort your search by any of the columns by clicking on the title of the column.   

Name Population Services Location
Holocaust survivors as well as the general public Full range of psychological and social services to Holocaust survivors, their famalies as well as the general public Sixteen clinics around the country
Individuals in a crisis situation Serve as a primary database of services, using our own vast resources as well as referrals to other appropriate organizations and social service agencies. (Burial Coordination, international assistance, sexual abuse and substance abuse intervention) Jerusalem
Adults and Children 10 mental health clinics throughout Israel, providing therapy to adults and children facing psychological and emotional challenges; treatment for abuse for women and children Ariel, Ashdod, Beit Shemesh, Bnei Brak, Elad, Jerusalem, Greater Modiin, Karnei Shomron, Kedumim and Zichron Yaakov
Adults 18+ Ben-Gurion Universitys Community Clinic is a non-profit, training clinic which provides subsidized state-of-the-art psychotherapy. The clinic, located in Beer Sheva, is led by a staff of national and international experts in the fields of cognitive behavioral therapy, dynamic therapy, experiential therapy and couples and family therapy. These experts provide intensive ongoing supervision to advanced psychologists-in-training. We are committed Beer Sheva
Bereaved by suicide, homicide and traffic accidents “Bishvil Hahayim” has assisted thousands of suicide bereaved families for the last twenty years and since 2017 it operates four support centers for families grieving loss by suicide, traffic accident and homicide on behalf of the Ministry of Welfare; the families receive long term support which include individual counseling, couples and family counseling, support groups, spiritual care, assistance by volunteers, and a closed support group on Face Tel Aviv, Beer Sheva, Ashkelon and Tira
Women Mental health for women at no cost; focused on prevention-based medical care and health promotion for Jewish women Jerusalem
Women with mental illness Chazkeinu is a new peer led mental health support group for Jewish women dealing with any mental illness or the mental illness of a loved one. At the moment, we have two calls a week for women to gain the support of others in this otherwise lonely illness. One call is in the afternoon to be more available to international callers. To dial in to either call, dial 605-475-4000 and use access code 952819. For more information, please email chazke Telephone based support, worldwide.
Teens and Young Adults Crossroads provides essential prevention and intervention programs for Anglo teens and young adults in Israel in order to reach their potential and thrive. Jerusalem
7-12th grade girls Girls empowerment programming for new immigrants as well as native Israelis. Strong focus on academic assistance through mentorship, plus sports and health education, opportunities for building healthy relationships, and chances to impact the larger community via volunteering programs. Girls discover their inner strength as well as their place in the community of their peers. Greater Beit Shemesh
Individuals seeking self defense and protection El HaLev operates a Jerusalem center that hosts ongoing classes and workshops in Empowerment Self Defense (ESD), an evidence-based approach to self-protection Jerusalem
Victims of Child Abuse The Israel Association of Child Protection is recognized by the government of Israel and other human service organizations as the only organization in Israel that deals specifically and exclusively with various aspects of child abuse. Most importantly, they provide hotlines, education, therapy, legal counseling, shelter, and support services to families. Tel Aviv
Men, Women and Children with mental illness and their families Variety of social rehabilitation frameworks that enable the mentally ill to live independently in the community and that reduce the need for psychiatric hospitalization. 60 branches throughout Israel
children, young adults, adults Psychological support services and rehabilitative programs for people suffering from psychological disorders, emotional issues and mental illnesses. Bnei Brak
Teens and their families Hakshiva runs a non-profit therapy program in Ramat Beit Shemesh for the past five years for teens and their families. Our therapists are professionally-trained and members of the religious community with whom we work. Our clinic offers individual therapy, family therapy and parenting guidance at subsidized rates for both English and Hebrew speakers. In addition, we run parenting workshops and teen social skills groups. Ramat Beit Shemesh (RBS)
Youth and young adults (ages 12-25) A psychological support and counseling center in Bat Yam for youth and young adults (ages 12-25) who are experiencing emotional challenges. Bat Yam
Children and adults with disabilities throughout Israel Israel Elwyn believes people with disabilities deserve equal rights. Therefore, their mission is to support and help children and adults with disabilities throughout Israel. The goal is to provide individuals with tools enabling them to make decisions about their own lives and gain independence for living and working in the community. Throughout Israel
Adolescents and their families A private non-profit social service agency dedicated to working with adolescents and their families who are experiencing emotional and/or behavioral challenges. While serving the general Israeli community, we specialize in the working with Anglo olim. Jerusalem
Women facing challenges with fertility Psychological support at no cost, as well as yoga, relaxation and stress management programs. Jerusalem, Beit Shemesh
Men and Women Treatment for men and women over the age of eighteen who suffer from addiction or pre-addiction to gambling, sex, pornography, food, codependent relationships, computers or the internet. Modiin
Children with dyslexia, speech and language disorders, and other specific learning disabilities. Founded by parents and professionals in the greater Bet Shemesh area; seeks to empower children with dyslexia, speech and language disorders, and other specific learning disabilities with the tools to succeed in the classroom and beyond. In addition they provide didactic assessments and intervention for dyslexia and other learning disabilities, professional and parents workshops and advocacy work. Beit Shemesh
Children in the various stages of cancer, diagnosis and treatment Heroes Circle is an empowering multi-age community of students and instructors, who learn together how to apply techniques from the world of therapeutic martial arts, meditation and guided imagery that will help deal with moments of difficulty and crisis. Participants learn the right tools for achieving inner peace in their lives, and then gain new meaning as they teach these techniques to others. A feeling of inner peace, confidence and purpose Various Locations
Survivors of sexual abuse and their loved ones; community members with SA related questions and concerns Magen creates safer communities by developing and implementing programs and services that focus on well-being of victims, holds predators accountable, and eliminates the stigma surrounding sexual abuse. They advocate for survivors within their communities, institutions and through the justice system; raise awareness and promote safety through educational events, creating and publishing resources, and the mainstream and social media; and support S Throughout Israel
Parents of teenagers (12-18 yr olds) who live in Jerusalem Merkaz Mahut has been helping parents of teenagers in Jerusalem for the past 12 years, through weekly parental guidance or family therapy sessions. Our therapists are highly trained with years of professional experience, and include several native English speaking therapists. We serve the various different communities in Jerusalem (secular, religious, haredi) while ensuring cultural sensitivity and understanding. Jerusalem
Women facing challenges with fertility Holistic approach including counseling sessions with a social worker specializing in the field of fertility, ,דמיון מודרך body empowerment through physical training, yoga and movement therapy Jerusalem
Couples dealing with challenges in their marriage Couples counseling, education regarding sexuality and intimacy in the Jewish community All over Israel
Trauma Victims Clinical intervention for people who were exposed to trauma Jerusalem, Talpiot
Families The family counseling center offers support, counseling, information and guidance to families coping with the mental illness of one of their family members. Carmiel, Haifa, Netanya, Tel Aviv, Jerusalem
Families of those suffering from severe emotional dysregulation and/or BPD Offers family of those suffering from severe emotional dysregulation and/or Borderline Personality Disorder, a free twelve-session course (Family Connections) that provides information about the disorder and teaches the necessary skills to help families cope. Jerusalem, Raanana and Haifa
Women in crisis during pregnancy or after birth Provides emotional, psychological, and financial support to women in crisis during pregnancy or after birth Jerusalem
Women with postpartum depression and their families Women with PPD receive various mental health services; there are also programs for their children and classes for husbands, some programs include Nitza trained volunteers and professionals coming to the homes of the Nitza clients. Other services include massage therapists and nutritionists at the Nitza office giving one on one therapy and advice to each mother. All areas of Israel
Victims of terror attacks empowers victims of terror to rebuild their lives, rehabilitate and reintegrate through emotional, legal, and financial assistance programs geared toward each of the following: Orphans, Bereaved Parents, Parents of Injured Children, Widows and Widowers, Young Adults, and Youth Injured and Bereaved. Jerusalem, Southern Region, Central Region, Northern Region
Couples facing challenges with fertility Counseling services in many languages Jerusalem
Individuals with disabilities from infancy to adulthood Shalva, the Israel Association for the Care and Inclusion of Persons with Disabilities is dedicated to providing transformative care for individuals with disabilities, empowering their families and promoting social inclusion. Jerusalem
Children, Young Adults, and Adults with Special Needs SHEKEL provides solutions for people from all sectors of Israeli society (Jews, Muslims, and Christians, religious and secular) with disabilities such as learning disabilities, intellectual disabilities, PDD, Aspergers Syndrome, physical and sensory disabilities, and people requiring nursing care in the areas of independent living, vocational rehabilitation, cultural and leisure activity, therapeutic services, counseling and accessibility. Baed in Jerusalem with locations throughout Israel
Adults with psychiatric disabilities Develops and provides state-of-the-art vocational, supported employment and leisure and recreation psychiatric services in the community Lod
Familes and Couples Family and couples therapy, specialized services such as treatment of trauma and incest, as well as a new mediation program. Jerusalem
Children and teens Shutaf programs are designed for the diverse needs of children with disabilities, including ADD, ADHD, Down Syndrome, Cerebral Palsy, Autistic Spectrum Disorder, Learning Disabilities and general developmental delays, while still being a program that can be enjoyed by their peers who don’t have disabilities. Jerusalem
Oleh Teens Non-Therapy resource to help combat difficulties that teens will encounter throughout their journey of Aliyah Virtual
Individuals with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) and their families The Autism Center includes research, training, clinical services and community engagement for the benefit of individuals with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) and their families. Jerusalem
Adults, Children and Families Increasing the accessibility to psychological services with short waiting periods and reduced fees to mentally distressed community members, adults, children and families Department of Psychology at Bar-Ilan University - Ramat Gan
Women Counseling services for women Jerusalem, Ramat Gan
Women Intimacy and healthy relationships, Infertility and miscarriage, Body image, Sexual, physical and mental abuse, Women’s health Jerusalem
children and parents Therapeutic services for children Jerusalem, Merkaz (center), and Northern Israel
Children, Teens, and Parents Yedidim provides support to children and teens that are struggling academically, emotionally, socially and/or with Aliya related issues through our professional mentoring program. We provide support and guidance to parents through webinars, workshops, support groups and one-on-one therapy and guidance. Yerushalaim, Beit Shemesh/RBS and Beitar