Charities by Category: Disabled
7 Golders Park Close
Beit Halochem UK is a registered charity which is responsible for raising funds for the four Beit Halochem Rehabilitation Centres in Israel. Beit Halochem is the only official organisation in Israel which looks after the 51,000 wounded IDF veterans and victims of terror, providing them with medical treatments including physiotherapy and hydrotherapy, sporting facilities such as wheelchair basketball, swimming, tennis, and maritime sports, as well as numerous creative and social activities designed specifically for the wounded veterans and their families. Our aim is to help all our members regain their strength and rebuild their broken bodies and souls.
(Currently British Friends of Aleh. New charity number expected: please see our website for details).
ADI (Abililty. Diversion. Inclusion) is Israel’s most comprehensive provider of residential care for individuals with severe disabilities, the leader of the national rehabilitation movement, and an international advocate for disability inclusion, equity and access. While empowering hundreds of Israel’s most vulnerable citizens – children, adolescents and adults – to advance well beyond their initial prognoses and live happy, dignified, and meaningful lives, ADI is also establishing fully inclusive communities and laying the groundwork for the provision of the highest-level rehabilitative care for all. ADI offers a wide range of services and community engagement schemes around the world, and through experiential education programming, youth leadership and community engagement, ADI is successfully changing societal attitudes towards individuals with disabilities, and building a better, more caring world.
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. Non-denominational, Shalva’s programmes provide an all-encompassing range of services for thousands of individuals from infancy to adulthood. Additionally, Shalva supports and enables families to raise their children with disabilities within the family framework. Through more than three decades of award-winning programmes, Shalva partners with various institutions in advocacy efforts and is a leader in inclusion activities.
The Shalva National Centre’s advanced programmes and facilities create new frontiers in disability rehabilitation, research, and inclusion; defining new standards in the field and impacting the world beyond those in Shalva’s direct care. https://www.facebook.com/ShalvaUK
Created in 1991, the Israel Guide Dog Centre for the Blind was established to train and supply guide dogs to an increasing number of blind Israelis who were unable to obtain a dog from an English-speaking centre abroad. Hundreds of partnerships have now been created at our centre that is located not far from Rishon L’Zion at Beit Oved. Each partnership costs some 15,000 for the life long care of the guide dog, training and aftercare. A legacy or gift will help provide another pair of eyes to the growing number of blind persons who ‘look’ to us to help restore their independence and dignity.
ALYN Hospital, Israel’s ONLY comprehensive paediatric and adolescent rehabilitation centre, is recognized as one of the world’s leading specialists in the active and intensive rehabilitation of physically challenged children and young adults.
ALYN treats patients regardless of religious or ethnic background who suffer from a wide range of congenital and acquired conditions. More than 3,500 children, including some from abroad, are treated at ALYN Hospital every year. The ultimate aim of ALYN Hospital’s multidisciplinary staff is to rehabilitate the youngsters in its care and to return them to their families and to the community as quickly as possible having helped them achieve the highest possible levels of function, mobility and independence.
(0)20 8371 6611
Jewish Blind & Disabled (JBD)
Bittacy Hill, Mill Hill East
One in five people in the UK face a diagnosis of disability and someone goes blind every hour, and Jewish Blind & Disabled is the only charity in the Jewish community dedicated to enabling people in this position, from the age of eighteen upwards, to live independently with the dignity and choice that are so easy for others to take for granted. This is not only through their specially designed developments of state-of-the-art mobility apartments with 24/7 support from their own resident house managers, but also through their new Independent Living Advisory Service for those living out in the wider community.
As an independent charity that does not receive any government funding, Jewish Blind & Disabled is very grateful for your support.
Woodside Park Road
Most of us will eventually face the trauma of hearing loss. But with your help we can:
• Support families – from the devastating diagnosis of their baby’s deafness – and enable a new generation of deaf children to fulfil their potential and flourish
• Rescue older people living in care homes from isolation and loneliness and enable them to chat, join in activities and enjoy their final years
• Give lifelong care and support to vulnerable deaf and deafblind people
• Help more people to adapt to traumatic changes as they lose their hearing.
JDA uniquely enables people living with deafness to cope with whatever challenges life brings –. We receive no statutory funding and depend on legacies and donations to provide a lifeline for Jewish community and beyond.
Malki Foundation uniquely supports thousands of Israeli families who care at home for a child with severe disabilities. We provide them with the means to obtain paramedical therapy sessions (physical, occupational, speech, hydrotherapy, and horse-riding) when Israel’s government-mandated safety net runs out or when, for bureaucratic reasons that no parent can accept, the system says no.
For families in Israel’s peripheral communities where therapists are scarce, our supervised therapists travel directly to the child’s home. Malki Foundation also provides home-care equipment enabling families to keep a child with severe special needs at home rather than succumb to institutionalization for lack of realistic alternatives.
Founded in 2001 by parents who understand the need, we are passionate, efficient, and effective.
1 Opal Court, 120 Regents Park Road
Since 1971, on a completely voluntary basis, the Committee has purchased medical equipment for many hospitals in Israel, including the Rambam Medical Centre in Haifa and the Western Galilee Hospital in Nahariya. Wonderful hospitals offering the very best in medical care and expertise.
Commemorative plaques can be affixed to equipment and dedication ceremonies arranged.
Why not celebrate that special simcha by asking friends and family to dedicate their gifts for the purchase of life-saving medical equipment and also to help the disabled to regain their mobility, confidence in their lives and self esteem?
Bequests truly welcomed and all donations appreciated and acknowledged.