“Venezuela-Kalisher’ Extended School Day Nursing Care Center, Tel Aviv”
Director: Yocheved Nofdgi
Chimes Israel operates the “Venezuela-Kalisher” Extended School-Day Care Center in the Maoz Aviv neighborhood of Tel Aviv. Located in the “Venezuela-Kalisher” special education school, the center serves the students of the school and the surrounding communities, offering activities tailored to the needs of the children, in a familiar environment.
Today, the “Venezuela-Kalisher” Extended School Day Care Center integrates 44 children and youth, between the ages of 6 to 21, most with CP, confined to wheelchairs and function at limited intellectual and development levels.
The children at the “Venezuela-Kalisher” Center are divided into groups according to their ages and level of functioning as well as the individual needs of each child. Each group is cared for by a permanent team with a set daily agenda tailored to the needs of the children.
The Center employs therapeutic counselors and expert professional workers who are responsible for the therapeutic activities and various classes. They operate group classes such as dance, movement therapy, animal therapy, theater, storytelling, etc. In addition to these therapeutic activities and classes, the counselors and the many volunteers who work at the Center, involve the children in creative activities.
A light snack is served to the children in the afternoons. During the summer and holidays, the children receive hot meals at the Center.
In the course of the year, many events are held in conjunction with volunteers from the community, employees from Bank HaPoalim, business firms, scholarship students and groups of soldiers.
Sundays through Thursdays between 14:15 to 18:00
Refidim Street 27, Tel Aviv