The J.N. Somers Yad Hebrew School for Children with Special Needs

The Commission for Jewish Education’s J.N. Somers Yad Hebrew School is a unique Hebrew School for children with special needs where students learn Jewish traditions, holiday rituals, and Hebrew prayers in a fun, loving, one-to-one, barrier-free environment. Yad serves children ages 5 and older who are who are on the Autism spectrum, have Downs Syndrome, ADD/ADHD, speech delays and those who need more support than may be received in a traditional synagogue religious school. Contact Wilma Turk at 516 983-7711 or to visit Yad or enroll at any time.


Judith & Jack Rosenberg Mentoring 4 Kids is a free, non-sectarian program of Alpert Jewish Family & Children’s Service. We match thoroughly screened adult volunteer mentors with children ages 6-14 who are being raised in single parent homes. Together, the mentor and child share a wide range of fun, cultural activities while building a lasting friendship. If you are a single parent and feel your child would benefit from having a mentor, please contact Jennifer DiSilvestro at 561.238.0285 or​

Arthur I. Meyer Jewish Academy – Independent Jewish Day School (K-8)- Features a new state-of-the-art campus, International Baccalaureate, innovative, project-based K - 12 curriculum, The Cohn Design Lab - Leading edge technology features 3-D computers and robotics, TV and Production Studio, our A/V studio provides experience in writing, editing performing and real-world application for students. Visual and performing arts including a new dance program, athletic facilities and programs - professional grade surfaces accommodate multiple sports ranging from vast athletic fields to a covered USA map pavilion for expanded physical activity and learning opportunities. An Israel courtyard and living Western Wall replica - a place for all in the community to reflect and respect. A variety of fun, and unique after school clubs. Meyer Academy is an Exemplary High Performing Department of Education Blue Ribbon School and an International Baccalaureate World School, cultivating a love of learning, celebrating academic excellence, and integrating a rich secular and Jewish studies curriculum that is internationally recognized for innovation and excellence. Education at Meyer Academy not only challenges the mind, it nurtures the soul. Families interested in Meyer Academy are invited to contact Director of Admission,, Mrs. Bari Kaplan-Smith: or (561) 686-6520, ext. 2017 to learn about the application process and visit our school campus.

2nd Generation is a wonderful, free new outreach program of Alpert Jewish Family & Children’s Service in our community. If you are a 2nd or 3rd Generation Holocaust Survivor or Survivor family caregiver, Tami Lustig, MSW, would like to meet you! Our goal is to connect adult children, grandchildren and family caregivers of Holocaust Survivors to one another to share and discuss how AJF&CS can best plan for your needs in the future. Click here for more information and please reach out to Tami at or 561-713-1917, she will be delighted to hear from you!​