Welfare Ministry

MKs too busy to pay attention to welfare of children, says top exec

Vered Windman, executive director of the National Council of the Child said that politicians need to get back to addressing the needs of the third of children who are subject to abuse.

Michal Sela, who was stabbed to death in October 2019.
Sister of Michal Sela: This could have been prevented, blames the state

Some 6,488 women were aided in 113 centers operated by the Ministry of Social Welfare across the country during 2018, according to a new report, representing 160% growth since 2014.

At-risk teen housing seeks funding

Otot arranges subsidized housing for post-high school youth at-risk with no family.

Too many Israeli children are living in poverty

Her frustration was expressed following the presentation to President Reuven Rivlin of the annual statistical report on children in Israel.

National Insurance Institute ends transfer of surplus funds to government

MK Itzik Shmuli (Zionist Union) welcomed the cancellation of the long-standing agreement and strongly condemned the government’s waste of the NII’s surplus funds.

Assisted-living center first of its kind in Jerusalem

The Beis Finger Rehabilitation Center celebrated its opening at a gathering on Sunday.

Assisted living – at home

The nonprofit Yad Sarah organization offers a partial solution, with physical aids and information that can help make your home accessible, along with advice regarding cooking, cleaning, etc.

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