The Elah association offers to the Israeli survivors of the Shoah a comprehensive treatment of psycho-social problems they may encounter. 2200 people benefit from it every year.
The NGO Aviv was set up in 2007 to help israeli survivors of the Shoah to receive the aid and compensation to which they are entitled. It is now expanding its activities in the south of the country, where services for survivors are not easily accessible.
The Foundation For The Benefit Of Holocaust Victims In Israel grants a scholarship of NIS 5,000 to students who volunteer 120 hours during the academic year. Each student visits two Holocaust survivors in their homes and helps them cope with their loneliness.
On the occasion of Purim Day, 38 students from the volunteer program run by the Foundation for the Benefit of Holocaust Victims in Israel prepared 100 food baskets. They delivered them personally to survivors of the Shoah.
The Jewish community in Riga offers health coverage to Shoah survivors in Latvia. In a country where medical care can be very expensive, this insurance allows the poorest people to be properly covered.
Founded in 1987, Amcha is the biggest Israeli organization offering survivors and their families psychological and social support and providing psychological follow-up at home.
Since 2006, the Liriot organization’s Mobile Eye Clinic has traveled around Israel offering disadvantaged people free vision screenings. In 2016, the focus is on Holocaust survivors: 4,000 of them will have had a complete checkup.
In Greece, the Jewish community, like rest of the population, has suffered the painful consequences of the economic crisis. Holocaust survivors are especially hard hit by the situation: the Foundation for the Memory of the Shoah has decided to substantially increase the aid it sends them.
Since 2012, the Hesed Avraham Health Care Center in Saint Petersburg, Russia has offered specific support for victims of Nazism with neurodegenerative conditions.
The Jaffa Institute helps needy Israelis by federating a network of 7,000 people. With support from the Foundation for the Memory of the Shoah, it has set up a food aid program specifically for Holocaust survivors living below the poverty line in Tel Aviv’s southern district.
Aloumim is an Israeli organization grouping together children hidden in France during the Holocaust and the volunteers who work with them. It focuses on preserving memory and provides its neediest members with medical and social assistance.