Frequently asked questions
Cost of care for our highly dependent children, with their complex medical conditions, is about $5000 per month.
Furthermore, via technological avenues such as Skype and an ambitious iPad project, children from ALEH are able to maintain an ongoing relationship with their families and share daily events with them.
ALEH also provides a higher ratio of caregivers per child in order to give our children the individualized quality care they require. Additionally, various innovative rehabilitative programs, outings, and custom-designed therapy equipment all require private fundraising.
In addition, ALEH is unique in that it meets all of its children’s needs: residential, supportive, educational, therapeutic, rehabilitative, and social activities within a medically safe environment – 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
ALEH’s programs provide children and their families a framework for life – from infancy through adulthood, including hospice care. The framework includes Early Intervention, Kindergarten, School, Vocational Programs and Assisted-Living Homes for adults.
ISRAEL – ALEH Israel: 58-004-030-1
USA – ALEH Israel Foundation: 30-0456686
CANADA – ALEH Rehabilitation of Canada: 86477 4088 RR0001
UK – British Friends of ALEH: 327766
Netherlands – Stichting ALEH Israël (ANBI): 856245537
Germany – Freunde von ALEH Israel e.V.: VR 11583
Second, the Negev offers space, freedom and a sense of well-being that cannot be duplicated in major cities. This is a tremendous advantage for young adults with severe disabilities.
Third, ALEH Negev contributes significantly to the growth of the economy in the Negev region by offering over 500 employment opportunities in a large variety of fields.
In addition, daily life continues uninterrupted. Children who would otherwise be lying in a hospital bed are able to continue to attend school, receive therapy and participate in daily activities while receiving the complex medical care they require.