Legal Aid Clinics & Women's Rights Centres

Legal Aid Bureaus

legal-aidIn locations throughout the country, Na’amat’s Legal Department has over 25 different branches staffed with lawyers who provide advice and help to women.  Professionals offer help in such personal issues as domestic abuse and violence, employment discrimination, sexual harassment and illegal termination during pregnancy. As part of its continuing role as a leader in the field of women’s rights, Na’amat drafts and introduces legislative proposals to the Knesset, and submits petitions to the Supreme Court on the Status of Women and their legal rights.

Family Rights Centres

Helping over 10,000 women annually, these centres focus on the challenges of women in need, utilizing a staff comprised by lawyers, psychologists and social workers.  Innovative vocational and leadership courses are also offered to women seeking to advance their careers and to start up new businesses.  These centres can be found in all major cities of Israel including Jerusalem, Tel Aviv, Haifa, Beer Sheva and Petah Tikvah, which is a Na’amat Canada supported facility.

Twomens-rightshe Centres, located in Haifa, Jerusalem, Be'er Sheva, Petah Tikvah and Tel Aviv, assist with different legal matters and provide counselling on various topics, such as:

  • Work-related issues
  • Domestic violence
  • Family relations
  • Single parenthood
  • Special needs families
  • Pre-marital and parental agreements
  • Wills and bequests
  • Mediation