Sunday, August 24, 2008

Breast Cancer

National Alliance of Breast Cancer Organizations (NABCO)

Genetic Testing

Dor Yeshorim Institute
429 Wythe Avenue,
Brooklyn, NY 11211
(718) 384 - 6060


SHALVA offers free confidential domestic abuse counseling services to the Chicago Jewish Community. SHALVA provides culturally sensitive services in a safe and caring environment

Project SHIELD ( sexual abuse)

Chai Lifeline
Midwest, USA6600 N. Lincoln Ave.
Lincolnwood, IL 60712

Jewish Children's Bureau of Chicago
216 W Jackson Blvd, Suite 800
Chicago, IL 60606
312 444 2090
Fax #: 312 855 3754
Jewish Children's Bureau of Chicago Provides comprehensive services to children with disabilities and their families including: adoption services, services for children with disabilities, in-home services, placement services and therapeutic day school

Domestic Violence

SHALVA offers free confidential domestic abuse counseling services to the Chicago Jewish Community. SHALVA provides culturally sensitive services in a safe and caring environment

Shalom Task Force
PO Box 137
Bowling Green Station
New York, NY 10274
888.883.2323 hotline (outside New York)
718.337.3700 hotline (inside New York)
Offers specially trained domestic violence advocates who also speak English, Hebrew, Yiddish and Russian. Provides information and referral to victims for rabbinic consultation, psychological, financial and legal services. Conducts education and outreach, provides technical assistance and a speakers bureau. Endorsed by Orthodox Rabbis.

233 Walker Place
West Hempstead, NY 11552
Phone: 203.858.9691

Jewish Women International
2000 M Street NW, Suite 720
Washington, DC 20036
Phone: (800) 343-2823; (202) 857-1300
Fax: (202) 857-1380
Resource center for information on domestic violence in the Jewish community. Resource Guide for Rabbis on Domestic Violence. JWI initiatives educate clergy and the Jewish community and help victims of abuse become self sufficient. National Needs Assessment on Deomestic Abuse in the Jewish Community. International Conference on Domestic Absue in the Jewish Community.

Bibliography of Resources on Sexual and Domestic Violence in the Jewish Community
Compiled by Marcia Cohn Spiegel
Extensive and continually updated listing.

Jewish Board of Family and Children's Services Center for the Prevention of Family Violence
120 W 57th St
New York, NY 10019
Provides counseling services to battered women and children as well as batterers. Operates a hotline for crisis intervention.

Family Violence Program Metropolitan Council on Jewish Poverty (affiliated with UJA Federation of New York)
80 Maiden Lane, 21st Floor
New York, NY 10038
Provides a range of services including information and referral, counseling, legal assistance, benefits counseling, and court accompaniment. Financial assistance is provided for eviction prevention, utility bills and relocation. Furniture and emergency food vouchers are available. Bilingual Services in Hebrew and Russian.

Aleinu Family Helpline
8838 Pico Boulevard
Los Angeles CA, 90035
Part of the Jewish Family Service of Los Angeles, Aleinu Family Helpline is a 24-hour/every day counseling service. The trained and supervised volunteers can provide counseling and information to those who call in.

For listings across the USA of services available to those suffering domestic violence please go to the Jewish Women International site

For listings internationally, including Israel, of services available to those suffering domestic violence or abuse please go to the Jewish Women International site


JewishCare today is the major provider of non-residential services to our community. Each year JewishCare provides a wide range of services that help 4,000 people. These services are provided in response to the needs of the aged, people with a disability, families and youth in crisis, people with mental health issues. These are often the most vulnerable people in our community and therefore those most in need of our help.
If you ever need a helping hand or a sympathetic ear and JewishCare will be there.

For further information call 1300 133 660.

Eating Disorders

Relief--Mental Health Referrals, Education and Support

Ira Sacker, MD
(212) 268-4440 Eating Disorders Community
scheduled eating disorders support group meetings and chats
Referral and educational material

National Eating Disorders Association
Toll-free Information and Referral Helpline: 800-931-2237
Helpline hours are 8:30 am to 4:30 pm Pacific Time.
Mail:National Eating Disorders Association
603 Stewart Street, Suite 803
Seattle, WA 98101
Phone: 206-382-3587
Office hours are 8 am to 5 pm – Pacific Time.After hours, please leave a message and someone will return your call as soon as possible.
Fax: 206-829-8501
.Executive office:NEDA has an executive office in New York City, but inquiries should be directed to our headquarters in Seattle.
NEDA – Long Island:NEDA has an affiliate office that operates independently to serve the community of Long Island, New York. To learn more, visit the NEDA – Long Island website.

Mental Health

Relief--Mental Health Referrals, Education and Support

Medical Information

Links to organizations and service providers nationally and around the world

A Time Jewish infertility support and services
Am Yisrael
Bikur Cholim (Greater Los Angeles )
Bikur Cholim of Rockland County N.Y. and YEDEI CHESED Special Services
Bonei Olam
CancerWEB - Cancer Association
Chailifeline guide to kosher dinning and synagogues in Manhattan ( PDF ) A Source of a lot of information
Ezer Mitzion in Eretz Yisroel
Ezra L' Marpeh
Friends with Diabetes
Frum Support
Go Daven
Hamaspik Of Orange County, Inc.
Hatzolah- Kiryas Tosh
Hatzolah of Los Angeles
Hebrew/English Legal, Medical and business translation and interpretation
Hospitals Around The World by Region - Expatriates Search Guide of
International Synagogue Network
Jewish Computerized Calendar
Jewish Hospitals World Wide
Kashrut Authorities Around The World
Kidney Support Center
Kosher Hotels Around the World
La Briute Meals
Masbia Kosher soup kitchen
Nefesh International
Monmouth Medical Center
Ohab Zedek's ManhattanKosher Establishment List
Orthodox Synagogue Network
Relief Resources - Mental Health Referrals, Education & Support
Sephardic Bikur Cholim Services
Send your prayer to the Kotel
Tehilim Hotline
The Jewish Community of Turkey
The Jewish Diabetes Association
Vaad L'Tzorchay Refuah
Worldwide List of Mikvaos
Yad Eliezer
Yad Sarah
Zichron Shlome Refuah Fund

Prevention Information

A service of the National Health Information Center, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

Reproductive Problems and Infertility

1310 48 St. suite 406
Brooklyn, NY 11219
Tel: (718) 686-8912
Fax: (718) 686-8927
Telephone Helpline: (718) 437-7110



Tel: (973) 472-0940
A TIME CALIFORNIATel: (818) 505-0698
A TIME CANADATel: (416) 638-4618
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A TIME ENGLANDTel: (797) 328-6827Email:

Bonei Olam


Chai Lifeline

Chai Lifeline Locations
International Office
151 West 30th Street
New York, NY 10001
212.465.1300 - Phone212.465.0949 -
Fax877.CHAI LIFE - Toll Free

Regional Offices

Greater New York, USA
151 West 30th Street
New York, NY 10001
212.465.1300 - Phone212.465.0949 -
Fax877.CHAI LIFE - Toll Free

Southeast, USA
Lasko Family Service Center
1140 N.E. 163rd St. #8N.
Miami Bch, FL 33162

Midwest, USA
6600 N. Lincoln Ave.
Lincolnwood, IL 60712

West Coast, USA
Sohacheski Family Center
9701 West Pico Blvd. Suite 120
Los Angeles, CA 90035

New Jersey,
106 Clifton Avenue
Lakewood, NJ 08701

International Affiliates

Jerusalem, Israel
Mercaz Shatner 3
Givat Shaul Jerusalem Israel 95461

London, England
Camp Simcha,
Pearl House746 Finchley Road
London, NW11 7

16 Stadacona Drive Unit 1
Toronto Ontario M6A1Y6

Chai Family Centers

Brooklyn, NY
Ilana Schindler Chai Family Center
1034 E. 14th Street
Brooklyn, NY 11230

Long Island, NY
Adeline S. Zucker Chai Family Center
564 Willow Avenue
Cedarhurst, NY 11516

New York City, NY
151 West 30th St.
New York, NY 10001

Monsey, NY
404 Route 59
Monsey, NY 10952

Chicago, IL
6600 N. Lincoln Avenue
Lincolnwood, IL 60712

Miami Beach, FL
1140 N.E. 163rd Street
N. Miami Beach, FL 33162
Chai House

Chai House Philadelphia
3434 Sansom Street #3F
Philadelphia, PA 19104

Camp Simcha

Camp Grounds
430 White Road
Glen Spey, NY 12737
camp@chailifeline.orgGet directions to Camp Simcha
Camp Office
151 West 30th Street
New York, NY 10001

Bikur Cholim

Rabbi Isaac N. Trainin Coordinating Council on Bikur Cholim
New York: Bronx, Brooklyn, Manhattan, Queens, Staten Island, Albany, Nassau, Orange, Rockland, Suffolk, WestchesterOther US States: Arizona, California, Connecticut, Washington,_D.C., Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Louisiana, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, New_Jersey, Ohio, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, Virginia, WisconsinInternational: Brazil, Canada, Israel

Bikur Cholim Around the World
a project of Ezer L'chola - Patient Resources And Information Services
Sam Feder , Director
70 Reagan Rd, Spring Valley, NY 10977