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Haifa CivilSociety - Haifa Battered Women's Hhotline
Haifa Battered Women's Hhotline
Category
welfare
 
Goals
The Haifa Battered Women’s Hotline founded in 1990 provides crisis intervention, aid and support to battered women; advocates on their behalf for better services, raise awareness to the problem of domestic violence through lectures and workshops, and effects changes within Israeli society.
 
Actions
The Hotline provides accompaniment and advocacy for women in the process of leaving the cycle of violence and long-term mentoring to women who have left the cycle of violence and are starting over and intervenes with the children witnesses to parental violence. The Hotline has outreach projects that present lectures, workshops, and contact the media in Hebrew Arabic Russian Amharic and English to 10,000 people a year. Finally together with the Haifa Women’s Coalition the Hotline runs the Youth Violence Prevention Project, which presents approximately 600 workshops a year to 10,000 high school students.
 
Other Information
The Hotline is a non profit volunteer organization that provides services and advocates for social change. The Hotline is a multi-cultural organization and its 11 member staff, 60 professionally trained volunteers and 7-member volunteer board of directors come from all sectors of society including Arab and Jewish veteran Israeli’s and new immigrants from the FSU and Ethiopia. Hotline services are extended to all regardless of race, gender, age socio-economic background or ethnic origin in five languages The emergency line receives about 5000 calls a year.
 
General Details
Founded
1990
Address
P.O Box 9589, Haifa
Zip Code- 31095
Phone
972-4-04-8530161, 1800- 220000
Fax
04-8511954
E-Mail
hbwh@bezeqint.net
Scope
National
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Target Audience
All victims of domestic violence: women children men and elderly ;victims of trafficking ; and Israeli society.
No. of Volunteers
70
No. of Payroll emloyees
11
Funding
Donations; governmental support
 
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