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.
Shalva provides an all-encompassing range of services for 2,000 individuals with disabilities from infancy to adulthood and their families. On an ongoing basis, Shalva’s programs offer a host of therapies, inclusive educational frameworks, sports and wellness, recreational activities, as well as respite and family support. Shalva’s programs are non-denominational and provided free of charge to ensure equal opportunity regardless of religion, background, or financial capability. Shalva empowers and enables families to raise their children with disabilities within the family framework and advances inclusion through employment programs, community initiatives, and disability research. Shalva partners with communities worldwide as well as government, academic, and cultural institutions to develop programs, pioneer therapy solutions, and create global communities around the common goal of inspiring hope and improving the lives of people with disabilities and their families.
The Shalva National Center’s advanced programs 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.