Tel Aviv-Yafo is a family-friendly city. Raising children is a joyful yet complex experience, and can be very challenging in the modern, urban setting. With that in mind, the Tel Aviv-Yafo Municipality has developed a variety of services and assistance programs for parents and children. Such programs, in partnership with the city’s health and education services, are available to children, youth and family. It is the city’s priority to offer support for troubled youth while assisting parents with the challenges of raising a family.
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Solutions and Programs for Children, Youth and Family
Tel Aviv-Yafo offers a variety of community- based programs that enable the healthy development and recovery of troubled youth, without removing them from their home environment, by providing support and assistance to the family. In extreme situations when the child’s safety, or that of the surrounding community, is in question, the program will consider possible integration outside of the home.
Homes and centers offer alternative programs that are tailored to the specific needs of the child. These programs, which include multifunctional homes and centers, operate in collaboration with municipal departments and social organizations. Day Care Centers in the city (in Hebrew).
Social workers are working around the clock, 365 days a year, to prevent situations of physical, sexual, and emotional abuse of children and youth. Emergency assistance and shelters are available for youth in need of immediate protection.