List of Medical Chesed Organizations
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ADOPT A CHOLEH
Pray for a choleh: www.adoptacholeh.com
International and medical referral lifeline
to specialists. Hospital visits, provides
meals. 24 hour hotline: (718) 756-9763
Assistance for mothers and infants, support
group mothers. Respite care, phone support,
infant formula and other necessities for needy
mothers. (718) 435-5700
A Torah Infertility Medium of Exchange.
Medical referrals, publications, support
groups, help line: (718) 437-7110
www.atime.org email: Linda@atime.org
AUDIO VISUAL GEMACH
Connecting family members at home or
hospital to simchas using audio visual
cameras (718) 854-4548.
BIKUR CHOLIM DeBOBOV PESHA ELIAS
Medical referrals (Brooklyn only)
(718) 851-1632 (212) 575-0008
BIKUR CHOLIM OF FLATBUSH
718-692-4394 Dr. Phil Abramowitz
BRAIN INJURY SURGERY SOCIETY
Comprehensive agency deals with assessing
recovery and rehabilitation issues for people
suffering from brain injury and their families.
Assistance with over 100 Medicare and
Medicaid Waiver programs (718) 645-4401
CARING AND SHARING
Support and chizuk for families whose
children have cancer. (718) 596-1542
Fighting illness with love. (212) 465-1300
Comprehensive internet guide to
chesed organizations. (718) 258-8500
Mental health agency for frum people.
Counselors in yeshivahs, family and
individual therapy. (718) 854-7730
Prevention of Jewish genetic diseases.
Information and loans for infertility
treatment. (718) 854-4341
Physician referral service. (718) 859-9800
Household help and special services to
assist the bereaved. Provides meals,
tutors, baby-sitters and tries to fill their
needs. (718) 951-0696
Confidential assistance and case
management for patients and families
in Monsey. (845) 371-7191
FOCUS ON LIFE
Supports needs of people and families
living with cancer and facing transplants of
blood or marrow. sharon@FocusOnLife.org
FRIENDS WITH DIABETES
Limited to Type 1 diabetes. Provides support
and encouragement, promotes education,
arranges Shabbos gatherings. (845) 352-7532
www.FrumSupport.Com where Orthodox Jews suffering from
serious medical conditions (and their families), can
draw support from others in similar situations.
All information posted to the forum is anonymous.
There is no cost to view or to join.
JEWISH DIABETES ASSOCIATION
Support groups for all types of diabetes;
referrals and counseling. (718) 787-4JDA (4532)
Prevent Birth Defects: www.mikedem.org
(866)-mik-edem (516) 564-4658
Referrals to medical professionals, assists
in arranging for emergency appointments
to specialists (718) 854-5200.
Support groups for Alzheimer’s and mothers
of multiples. Doula program; volunteer labor
coach (212) 363-8940.
Mental health referral agency (718) 431-9501.
Over-the-counter medications at night or
during Shabbos and Yom Tov.
11:00 at night until 9:00 in the morning.
Open 24 hours for Shabbos and Yom Tov.
1351 41st Street: (718) 431-8311
5305 12th Street: (718) 435-8266
Call before coming.
National organization helps people financially
when unforseen major medical crisis occurs.
Prayer Hotline To Kotel: (718) 436-0666
ROFEH CHOLEH CANCER SOCIETY
Pays health insurance premiums for cancer
patients. (718) 722-2002
Medicial referrals and hospitality in the
Boston, MA area. (617) 566-9182,
(617) 734-5100, (617) 734-5101
SEPHARDIC BIKUR CHOLIM
Call (866) 227-5195 ask for Medical Referrals.
SHABBAT FRIENDLY HOSPITAL SUITES
Run by Tovah Brill of Cedarhurst, of Mercy Medical
Center in Rockville Center, New York,
SHARSHERET ( www.sharsheret.org )
Linking young Jewish women in their fight
against breast cancer. (866) 832-9904
Entertainment for sick children and adults
in their homes or hospital. (718) 288-3099
Support, advocacy and referral services for
children with special needs. (718) 252-2236
(718) 854-0895 guide to services for sick
and developmentally delayed children.
YITTY LEIBEL HOTLINE
Anonymous hotline under Orthodox Jewish
auspices providing mental health services
worldwide. (718) 435-7669
Servicing families with special needs.
Organization to help cancer patients cover
medical bills, vitamins and travel expenses.
Weekend retreat for patients and families.
Hot food and housekeeping as needed (718) 438-5856.
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