Help for survivors - Projects
Various services offer survivors guidance and help them claim the benefits to which they are entitled. It is advisable to contact the Claims Conference representative in France or a local Jewish social service agency to help you fill out the form.
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.
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.
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 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.
Founded in 1987, Amcha is the biggest Israeli organization offering survivors and their families psychological and social support and the only one providing psychological follow-up at home.