Access Israel

Organization's name: Access Israel
Organization's acronym: Negishut
Former Name(s): ZAP
Headquarters address  
Address: P.O.B. 5171 Kfar Saba, 4415101, Israel
Phone: 972-9-7451126
Fax: 972-9-7451127
Web site:
Organization type: Disability, Development and Rights Organizations
  • Hebrew


Areas of expertise & Fields of activity:
Economic and Social:
  • Disabled Persons

Social Development:
  • Disabled persons
Geographic scope: National
Country of activity:
  • Israel
Millennium Development Goals:
  • Achieve universal primary education
Mission statement:
Year established (YYYY): 1999
Year of registration (YYYY): 1999
Organizational structure: Access Israel incorporates individuals with disabilities in its organization. The organization's offices and training centers are all accessible to all kind of disabilities. Access Israel offers varied accessible services to all employees, such as an advanced audio system. Access Israel also works on making all websites in Israel accessible with the cooperation of Israel Internet Association. Moreover, the organization regularly works with a sign language translator and makes sure all brochures, presentations and other materials are suited for individuals with all kind of disabilities. All employment opportunities are offered to all individuals (including people with disabilities) and they are published in our website which is the most viewed website by the disabled population and their families. In each event Access Israel conducts, we encourage the participation of people with disabilities and local organizations that serve the disabled and make sure all events are accessible. Access Israel also conducts house visits to encourage and motivate people with disabilities to take part in outdoor activities and integrate into society. In other cases, Access Israel publicizes its activities through the media and invite all people with disabilities to join. The Board of Directors of Access Israel also includes people with disabilities and encourages the Board of Directors to operate accessible businesses.
Number and type of members: Access Israel annually serves approximately 600 individuals with various forms of disabilities from all over Israel.
Affiliation with NGO networks: Guidestar, Zero Project, Zavit Shlishit (Third Perspective - Israel)
Funding structure:
  • Fees for education and training services
  • Fees for providing consulting or research services
  • Donations and grants from domestic sources
  • Grants from Governments
  • Fundraising campaigns
  • Foreign and international grants

Additional Information

Social Development

Accreditation to: Conference of States Parties