Charities by Category: Mental Health / Learning Difficulties
Established in 1894 in Jerusalem, Herzog Hospital is Israel’s foremost centre for geriatric, respiratory, mental health and psychotrauma care and research. With the opening of the new medical pavilion, the hospital has added 270 beds to Herzog’s existing 330 beds. A Children’s Chronic Respiratory Care Department treats children ranging in age from three months to 21 years.
Herzog’s Israel Center for the Treatment of Psychotrauma treats children and adult victims of terror attacks, war and domestic violence, and provides training in Israel and internationally. The Hospital’s Clinical Research Center for Brain Sciences concentrates on neurodegenerative diseases with a special emphasis on schizophrenia, depression and other brain disorders. A 160-bed Underground Covid-19 Isolation Unit has been opened to help combat the pandemic.
Trustees: Jonathan Lauffer, Martin Dunitz, Stephen Forman
(0)20 8800 7494
The JMC is the go-to resource for building and maintaining healthy Jewish relationships through confidential, expert, sensitive support for individuals, couples and families. Our daily challenges consist of contemporary issues including anxiety, low self-esteem, mental and physical abuse and the inability to form and maintain stable relationships.
Counsellors encourage individuals and couples to dedicate time talking about what healthy relationships mean and how to achieve them. Family Therapists help children, adolescents and adults find a modus operandi without taking sides or attributing blame.
With your help we can ensure that every future generation receives all the guidance necessary to maintain healthy relations. We rely solely on your support. Your donation goes a long way to help us achieve our goals.
JSENSE believes passionately that every child and young person with special educational needs (SEND) deserves the best possible specialised help to maximise their individual educational achievements. Based in Greater Manchester, we work with parents, carers and siblings of Jewish children and young people with SEND.
Our free, confidential Helpline offers advice, guidance and signposting by trained, support workers. An additional Advocacy support service starts in Summer 2021.We support parents, siblings, and carers to be more empowered and confident to support their child or young person.
JSENSE also works closely with schools offering training, support, and consultancy services. We aim to prevent isolation, improve self-esteem, and promote community integration of Jewish children and young people with special educational needs.
333 Edgware Road
Kisharon transforms the lives of children and adults with a wide range of learning disabilities. It is the only Jewish organization providing education, supported living and a complement of adult services which include an employment programme, social enterprise opportunities and life skills courses. All of which are offered across the community.
At Kisharon we believe equality is everyone’s right, whichever path they take. We provide a structured yet warm and caring environment that ensures every individual can meet their potential to live as independently as possible whilst integrating within the wider community. Please contact us for further information on how you can help or to make a donation.
Langdon empowers Jewish youth and adults with learning disabilities to live the independent lives they deserve. We do this by providing them with supported living, employment opportunities, education and a vibrant social life, all within a Jewish ethos.
Through Langdon’s supported living houses in London and Manchester, our members live in their own homes, with the appropriate level of support to meet individual needs. This enables them to gain independence in a safe and secure environment, living as a community within a community.
020 8905 6333
Nightingale Hammerson is a leading specialist of care for older members of the Jewish community.
Our homes, Nightingale House in Clapham and Hammerson House in Hampstead, offer residential, nursing, dementia and palliative care, supported by skilled and dedicated care teams. As an established UK charity, we have provided care for over 180 years.
There is a forward thinking approach to innovation within our care, which incorporate a Relationship Centred Care model. This encompasses residents’ relationships with others, including their family and care team.
Supporting our outstanding care, we offer a vibrant and varied engagement programme, creating a wonderful home for living. As such, Nightingale Hammerson has been a provider of first-class care for generations of Jewish families.
44a Albert Road
At Ohel Sarah, our mission is to enrich the quality of life for over 600 children and adults with cognitive and physical disabilities in Israel by providing comprehensive, ongoing support in education, employment and independent living.
Delivering care from age six until end of life, we provide a home for life. We aim to to help each person learn and develop life skills to enable them to become confident, independent and contributing members of society.