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Tuesday, April 01, 2008

List of Medical Chesed Organizations

From the Teaneck Israel List:
List of Medical Chesed Organizations

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ADOPT A CHOLEH
Pray for a choleh: www.adoptacholeh.com

AHAVAS CHESED
International and medical referral lifeline
to specialists. Hospital visits, provides
meals. 24 hour hotline: (718) 756-9763

AIM
Assistance for mothers and infants, support
group mothers. Respite care, phone support,
infant formula and other necessities for needy
mothers. (718) 435-5700

A T.I.M.E.
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

CHAI LIFELINE
Fighting illness with love. (212) 465-1300

CHESED NET
Comprehensive internet guide to
chesed organizations. (718) 258-8500
info@ChesedNet.org www.ChesedNet.org

COUNTER FORCE
Mental health agency for frum people.
Counselors in yeshivahs, family and
individual therapy. (718) 854-7730

DOR YESHARIM
Prevention of Jewish genetic diseases.
(718) 384-6060

DOROS
Information and loans for infertility
treatment. (718) 854-4341

ECHO
Physician referral service. (718) 859-9800
(845) 425-9750

EZRAS DOV
Household help and special services to
assist the bereaved. Provides meals,
tutors, baby-sitters and tries to fill their
needs. (718) 951-0696

EZRAS RAYIM
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

FRUM SUPPORT
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)

MIKEDEM
Prevent Birth Defects: www.mikedem.org
(866)-mik-edem (516) 564-4658

MRA
Referrals to medical professionals, assists
in arranging for emergency appointments
to specialists (718) 854-5200.

NSHEI CARES
Support groups for Alzheimer’s and mothers
of multiples. Doula program; volunteer labor
coach (212) 363-8940.

RELIEF
Mental health referral agency (718) 431-9501.

REFUAH GEMACH
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.

REFUAH YESHUAH
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

ROFEH INTERNATIONAL
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,
http://mercymedicalcenter.chsli.org/

SHARSHERET ( www.sharsheret.org )
Linking young Jewish women in their fight
against breast cancer. (866) 832-9904

SIMCHAS HANEFESH
Entertainment for sick children and adults
in their homes or hospital. (718) 288-3099

TAFKID
Support, advocacy and referral services for
children with special needs. (718) 252-2236

TESHUA
(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

YEDEI CHESED
Servicing families with special needs.
(845) 425-0887

ZICHRON SHLOIME
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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