Bridge for Youth (גשר אל הנוער) is a non-profit organization founded in 2002. Our mission is to reduce school dropout rates among at-risk youth by providing them supportive services to encourage their success and meaningful integration into society.
Bridge for Youth program built, implemented and operate a holistic program for at-risk youth, that includes educational, personal, social and value aspects.
Our program includes private tutors for the young men and women to help them achieve their educational goals, as well as group activities that includes emotional support and values education that includes Zionism, Jewish tradition and courtesy.
The perfect place
Bridge for Youth is Operating five “Warm Homes” in Tel-Aviv, Reanna & Ramat Gan, where our young men and women are invited it eat a hot meal, to talk to their peers and personal advisor, accept private tutoring and gain personal and educational support.
Our warm homes are opened 5 days a week from 12:00 to 20:00 throughout the year.
It's All About Them
Bridge for Youth has developed and implemented a Unique Mechanism to locate youth by full cooperation with the municipal authorities and the educational team in their school.Bridge for Youth is designing a personal plan for each boy and girl, adapted to their needs, skills & abilities.We are in constant contact with their schools, families and if needed with their social services case coordinator.
During almost twenty years of activity we developed, learned and perfected our model. Our success rates are high and are being measured constantly.High rate of the young men and women in our warm homes are graduating successfully from the Israeli education system with a high school diploma.High rate of our graduates volunteer for military service in the Israeli defense force.The young men and women we work with grow to become independent, productive and have high moral and values.
Giving is receiving
We are proud to say that as much as we give to the young men and women we help – we get back so much, and the Israeli society gets back young adults that in other case might have been lost along the way.