Canadian Friends of Beit Issie Shapiro

8171 Yonge St.
Suite 157
Thornhill, ON L3T 2C6

Johanna Samuel
P: 416-566-2994

Supporting a not-for-profit community organization located in Ra'anana, central Israel that celebrates 30 years of social change in the field of disabilities and special needs.

The mission of Beit Issie Shapiro is to partner with people with disabilities, families and allies from different sectors in order to provide state-of-the-art services and changes to social structures so that people are able to live, learn and pursue their desired quality of life in the communities of their choice.  

Beit Issie Shapiro is Israel's leading organization in the development and provision of high quality innovative therapies and services for children with disabilities and plays a leading role in promoting the inclusion of people with special needs in all sectors of society.  The organization has a measurable impact on 30,000 people annually. Through its international affiliations, community education, research and training programs, its impact also reaches professionals in Canada and other countries around the world.  

The Canadian Friends of Beit Issie Shapiro was named Israel's inaugural most-effective non-profit organization and is a Special Consultant to the United Nation's Economic and Social Council.  


President of the CFOBIS Board:

Gilad Epstein

P: 416-725-5322


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