Jewish Life Program
- Field of Interest:
- People with Disabilities, Social Services
Founded in 1908, Vista Del Mar Child and Family Services’ (Vista Del Mar) mission is to provide a trauma-responsive continuum of services to empower children, youth and families in Southern California to lead
To implement a hybrid virtual and in-person delivery model of its Jewish life program, which offers a safe and nurturing environment for children with autism and other special needs to engage in Jewish learning, become a bat/bat mitzvah, celebrate Shabbat and High Holiday services, and form a caring community of families. The program aims to increase accessibility, promote intergenerational engagement, expand program offerings, and connect more individuals on the autism spectrum and their families to Judaism.