Act To End Violence Against Women raises funds in Canada to support a unique treatment center in Israel for youth and teens at-risk who have been victims of violence.
The Jerusalem Hills Therapeutic Centers (formerly the Jewish Women International Residential Treatment Center)
The three facilities of the Jerusalem Hills Therapeutic Centers (JHTC) provide a warm home and a treatment venue for Israel’s most at-risk children. With the objective of healing and rehabilitating the children and adolescents under its care, the JHTC has developed a unique long-term treatment program for residential care that includes an intensive one-on-one, staff-to-child ratio, innovative drug-free therapies, family counseling and in-service staff training.
The JHTC’s three facilities in and around Jerusalem include:
The Jerusalem Hills Children’s Home: A residential treatment center providing care for 86 boys and girls, ages 7-14.
The Kemper Group House: (Formerly, “Beit Hannah”) Home to 14 adolescent boys from all over Israel, ages 14-18, providing an embracing residential facility along with intensive therapeutic programs.
The Goldie Kassell Center: An outpatient facility offering professional assistance and programs for individuals, families, institutions and public agencies