Play and recharge while strengthening ties to Judaism and and bonding with other families who share the same joys and challenges. Activities are geared toward families with children ages 3 to 21. Children with special needs will have one-on-one attention from highly trained staff. Held at Camp Newman.
Comprehensive services and support for children with special needs: speech, language, occupational therapy, child and family counseling, social skills groups, school advocacy, assessment and evaluations.
Jewish Family and Children’s Services of San Francisco, the Peninsula, Marin and Sonoma CountiesSan Francisco, CA
Supports local institutions and synagogues working toward an inclusion model of education; provides resources, referral services for parents and teachers; offers special needs family camp weekend and programs.
Interest-free loans, up to $15,000, to help Jewish residents of Northern California cover costs related to emotional, behavioral, developmental or physical disabilities. Includes educational assistance, medical equipment, physical rehabilitation, travel.
Fostering an environment of inclusion in the Jewish community for those who have for too long felt they did not have a place. Provides resources and training on holiday programming for different types of learners.
Dedicated to creating an inclusive and supportive community for children and teens with special needs and their families, along with teen volunteers, through year-round programs plus summer and winter camps.
Fitness and recreation program for children ages 6-12, with developmental disabilities, who work one-on-one with trained volunteers to complete various physical and social activities. Also teen program for ages 13-18.