At a moving ceremony, inaugurating the newly opened SHEKEL center for people on the autism spectrum, Petach Tikva mayor, Rami Greenberg, expressed the city’s deep commitment to answering the multiple needs of Petach Tikva residents with disabilities.
He was proud to point out the city’s longstanding partnership with SHEKEL’s main Petach Tikva branch, which serves city residents with widely varying disabilities. The new center is designed to assist adults with autism acquire new skills, develop fields of interest and advance independence. SHEKEL CEO, Clara Feldman, spoke of the vital importance of opening such a center in the heart of the general community and thanked Mayor Greenberg for Petach Tikva’s outstanding work and partnership on behalf it’s residents with special needs.
Our thanks to Tamar Shalem (local welfare branch) and Asher Shoker (Chairman of social services), for their warm words. Special thanks go to the moderators, SHEKEL services beneficiary, Natali Tzora and manager of employment and leisure programs, Talia Arusi