February 7, 2008
Special needs resources
Video 'trailer' from The Miracle Project
Special-Needs ResourcesHaMercaz, a project of Jewish Family Service and The Jewish Federation of Greater Los Angeles, offers a central resource for Jewish families raising a special-needs child, connecting parents to support groups, programs and services. Phone (866) 287-8030 or e-mail Hamercaz@jfsla.org.
HaMercaz is a shared project of the following organizations, all of which offer services:
Jewish Family Service, www.jfsla.org.The Miracle Project Judaica at Vista Del Mar provides bar and bat mitzvah instruction for children with special needs: www.themiracleproject.org
West Coast Chabad's Friendship Circle Program offers a variety of services for children and their families: www.chabad.com.