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.   For youth organizations click here.

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
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.
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. Beit Shemesh
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, Teal 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 neccesary skills to help families cope. Jerusalem, Ranaana and Haifa
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
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