What we do

What we do

The Spafford Children’s Center takes a holistic approach to child health and empowerment by providing psychological, social, and educational support in East Jerusalem for children who live under difficult socio-economic conditions.

Our services include tutoring in Arabic, English, and mathematics to help children with learning delays and psychological challenges learn and succeed. Combined with a psycho-social empowerment program, the Spafford Children’s Center serves 450-500 traumatized children each year who have been impacted by the political violence in the area of East Jerusalem. The children are provided with remedial education, speech therapy, play therapy, and other psycho-social empowerment activities that enhance the children’s well-being and development in a structured and protective framework. To ensure a holistic approach, SCC works with mothers to offer them counseling and training in areas of their interests and needs.

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Spafford Children’s Center
97500 Jerusalem, Old City
PO Box 19991 East Jerusalem
Tel: 02 - 628 4875
Fax: 02 - 628 2631
e-mail: spafford.jerusalem@gmail.com

Friends of the Spafford Children's Center - UK registered charity number 802351
American Friends of the Spafford Children's Center Fund; 501(c)(3) tax exempt; EIN # 27-1974827
Spafford Children's Center - Charity Registered in Israel
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