Country Israel
Year 2008
Type of Measure Social services > Psycho-social counselling
Form of Violence Domestic violence/Intimate partner violence

Brief Description

There are 70 Centers for the Prevention and Treatment of Domestic Violence state-wide, which are mostly state funded. The Centres are operated by Social Services, some jointly operated with NGOs. The Centres target: women, men and children (families), and provide the following services: consultation (elementary and in emergencies), treatment (victims, aggressors and children exposed to violence), education and prevention - in the community, guidance and training for professionals in this area. The public may approach the centers independently, or through referrals by social services, police, health system and other authorities.

Source of Information

Response of the Government of Israel to the questionnaire on violence against women, February 2009