Frequently Asked Questions

A. ALEH’s operating budget for all four facilities is about $30 million. The Israeli government provides 85% of that sum, while the rest is fundraised by ALEH through private contributions.

This amount does not include capital development projects, which receive 50% funding from the government.

A. ALEH is Israel’s largest organization caring for children with multiple severe disabilities whose complex physical and cognitive complications require support for all basic functions.  The organization’s network currently cares for over 700 children and young adults. Similar organizations refer their most complex cases to ALEH.

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.