Social Services

Ariel’s residents span all sectors of Israeli society, from poor to rich, from single parents to families. The Social Welfare Department of Ariel works to ensure that residents with limited means and challenging family dynamics are able to actualize their potential and make the most of their lives.

Funding Opportunities

Ariel is a leader in immigrant absorption.

The Ariel Warm Home is a multi-dimensional community enrichment center, which provides teenagers and families with new opportunities to succeed in life.

Food distribution to the needy occurs regularly with special assistance for holidays. AFA also works with the Department of Social Services and Department of Education to provide funds for counseling, evaluations and tutoring for disadvantaged children.

The Randolph A. Hearst Sheltered Workshop was established in the City of Ariel in 1998. Designed to service Ariel’s disabled and elderly populations, the Hearst Workshop continues to function as a critical community resource.

Ariel’s senior citizen centers provide seniors with the opportunities for meaningful social interaction, stimulating cultural and educational activities, and a sense of belonging and purpose.

The Oraita Club is a clubhouse for teens based on Jewish values. Oraita provides the teenage boys of Ariel a productive and safe after-school environment, where they can study, volunteer and enrich themselves with extracurricular activities and informal education programs.