- Kfar Blatt rescues children from disadvantaged, dysfunctional or dangerous circumstances and offers Israeli children a safe haven for healing and for the opportunities they need and deserve.
Every child deserves to have a place to call “home” and to feel safe and supported within a nucleus of trusted adults. More than 430 teenagers and young adults call AMIT Kfar Blatt Petach Tikva Youth Village, Stanley and Ellen Wasserman Campus, their home. Kfar Blatt rescues children from disadvantaged, dysfunctional or dangerous circumstances and offers Israeli children a safe haven for healing and for the opportunities they need and deserve.
Using AMIT’s pioneering strategy, Kfar Blatt offers a warm and welcoming residential community within a supportive family structure. At the heart of each home is a young couple who are devoted to serving as surrogate “parents” for about a dozen children. The children at Kfar Blatt live with loving and reliable role models who help instill in each of them the confidence, knowledge and values needed to grow and develop into a well-rounded and productive adult.
The results speak for themselves; 92 percent of the young people who graduate from the Kfar Blatt program succeed in breaking free from the cycle of crime and violence, that permeated their biological families’ environment. and continue on to higher education after serving in the Israel Defense Forces or performing National Service.