Resources

Mikvah questions, Parenting, Infertility, Health Issues, Abuse, Unplanned Pregnancies, and More. Find Support Here.

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The following is a list of tremendous resources. Please call them as often as you like.

 

Women-to-Women Niddah Hotline
Yoatzot Halachah

Women trained by Nishmat, The Jeanie Schottenstein Center for Advanced Torah Study for Women, to be a resource for questions of Jewish law (Halacha) in the areas of Taharat Hamishpacha and women’s health. Yoatzot Halacha complete a rigorous two-year course of halachic and medical study and are certified by a panel of Orthodox rabbis. http://www.yoatzot.org
US/Canada Toll-Free       Israel:
1-877-963-8938                02-640-4343

 

Fertility
Machon Puah
The world-renowned PUAH Institute, under the guidance of Rabbi Menachem Burstein, provides counseling, referrals and support, free-of-charge, to all those seeking professional help in their journey of fertility. Their discreet and caring counselors possess a unique synthesis of pastoral wisdom and specialized training in modern reproductive medicine. Professional Puah supervisors certify the genetic integrity of fertility treatments worldwide.
www.puahfertility.org
hotline@puahfertility.org
805-391-7824

A TIME
A TIME provides information, resources, and assistance at every step of the road to parenthood.
They also have resources to help with adoption.
http://www.atime.org
(718) 686-8912

Gefen Fertility
Created to give emotional and wellness support to women undergoing fertility treatments in Israel.
www.kerengefen.org
info@kerengefen.org

 

Women’s Health and Fertility
Tahareinu Woman-to-Woman Hotline
Empowering Women with direct access to the most up to date medical information
in all areas of obstetric/gynecological health and fertility at every stage of life.
Prolonged bleeding? Recurrent miscarriages? Intimacy dysfunction? Give them a call.
Australia 03-8518-4131 | Belgium 03-808-4482 | Israel 0722-242424 | London 0203-150-1536 | Manchester 0161-381-0010 | Switzerland 022-518-2813 | US/Canada 855-482-4272

 

Unplanned Pregnancy
In Shifra’s Arms is an organization which offers support to Jewish mothers with unplanned pregnancies.
Pregnant and Need Support?  Text the counselor on call: 646-632-8547 · Or Call the Helpline: 1-888-360-5872. https://jewishpregnancyhelp.org/

CRIB Efrat
Support for Women during pregnancy and birth during times of distress.
EFRAT aims to enable women to have a positive impact on their own lives and break out of the cycle of distress by offering opportunities to access vocational training and achieve financial independence. 718-697-7022
https://www.efrat.org.il/english/

 

Mikvah Attendant Training
Eden Center
Educating, empowering and advocating for the needs and challenges of couples today by training community leaders such as mikveh attendants, health professionals, hatan and kallah teachers, rabbis and rabbi’s wives, teaching and inspiring women who immerse and the community-at-large and creating choices for women to define their own experience.

 

Mikvah Directories
Worldwide:  www.mikvah.org/directory
In Israel:      www.mikve.net

Mental Health Resource List

 

Crisis Intervention

National Suicide Prevention Hotline
18002738255 (Available 24 hours a day)

Amudim
Supporting those in crisis on their journey back to normalcy through the pillars of kindness, support, sensitivity, understanding and respect.
646-517-0221
www.Amudim.org

 

Mental Health Support

Chakeinu

Peer-led organization strengthening and empowering Jewish Women with Mental Health struggles.
314-346-7414
www.Chazkeinu.org

 

Refuat Hanefesh
Resrouces and support groups for those affected by mental illness
www.RefuatHanefesh.org

Relief Resources
Provides access to resources for those with Mental Illness via extensive referral service.

www.reliefhelp.org
718-431-9501 x202

Renfrew Center
Eating Disorders
www.renfewcenter.com
1-800-736-3739

Sparks
Comprehensive, integrated service for women suffering from Post partum Depression, PMS, PDD.
718-277-2757
www.sparkscenter.org

 

Shiddush Resources
YUConnects provides a comprehensive list of  Dating and Matchmaking resources.
http://yuconnects.com/resources/129-2/

Divorce and Abuse

Divorce Support and Aguna Advocacy

Ora
Advocates for agunot, early intervention in divorce process, emotional support.
www.Osfline.org

 

Abuse

Shalom Task Force
Provides education and support for those affected by domestic abuse.
888-883-2323
www.shalomtaskforce.org