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Welfare to wellbeing

A Comprehensive Vocational Training Program for Disadvantaged Women

Welfare to Wellbeing has been helping unemployed and underprivileged women since 2009.

Welfare to Wellbeing provides long-term unemployed women with comprehensive vocational training and empowerment workshops, as well as therapeutic, nutritional, and job placement support to successfully find and maintain gainful employment. The program, which has 60-70 graduates a year,  equips previously long-term unemployed women with the skills to reduce their reliance on welfare. As a result, alumnae are empowered to transform their lives, serving as financially-independent role models for their children and leaders in their communities.

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The course gave me a lot of knowledge related to employment. Thanks to the course I was able to change my attitude and have chosen not to give up. Today, I am able to focus on the 'here and now.' Post-course guidance has given me tools for proper conduct at work, how to work systematically, and how to push myself forward. Today I know I am capable and have potential! I feel that work gives me value for life! 

- Welfare to wellbeing Graduate

Program activities

Lessons in accounting, computers, professional writing, communications, and administrative skills development


Workplace visits


Individualized therapeutic support


Group dynamics

Mock interviews and work simulations


Mindfulness-based stress reduction (MBSR) workshops


Long-term graduate support

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of graduates have felt an improvement in their personal and professional skills

Graduates have specifically noted feeling an overall improvement in their strengths and abilities, along with their confidence and self-worth.

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of Alumni obtained gainful employment in various fields

Graduates have found jobs in a variety of fields, including human resources, insurance, medicine, accounting, education, sales, real estate, customer service, fashion, and office administration.

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Welfare to wellbeing is Supported by:
Bank Hapoalim & Meitar Law Offices

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To support welfare to wellbeing 

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