Ministry of Detainees and Ex-Detainees Affairs


General Information


Type of Organization:

Governmental

Acronym:

Governorate:

Bethlehem (Branch Office)

Establishment Year:

1995

Address:

Bethlehem / Al Jabal street-Central Market road

Telephone:

02-2741642

Website:

www.freedom.ps

Fax:

02-2428529

E-mail:

info@freedom.ps

Person in Charge

Name:

Munketh Mohammad Abu Atwan

Position:

Director

Telephone:

02-2741642

Mobile:

0598584852

E-mail:

info@freedom.ps

Staff:

Psychologist (5) Social Worker (5) Vocational Specialist (5)

Mission & Goals


Mission:

The Ministry of Prisoners' Affairs and ex-prisoners works on the liberation of all Palestinian prisoners from Israeli prisons and jails and keep their cause active, on both, Arab and international levels, and make it a national priority to any solutions in the future. Also, to provide appropriate services, and a decent life for prisoners and ex-prisoners and detainees and their families.


Goals:

1 - Work on liberating all prisoners and detainees from Israeli prisons.
2 - Ensure a decent life for prisoners and care for their children and their families.
3 - Rehabilitation and reintegration of ex-detainees in the Palestinian society.
4 - Grab the international legal status for prisoners and detainees.
5 - Developing and raising and improving the internal capacity of the Ministry.

Target Groups


ChildrenYouthWomenMenElderlyFamilies

Activities / Interventions


Strengthening of community and family support
Support for social support activities that are initiated by the community
Strengthening of parenting/family supports
Facilitation of community supports to vulnerable persons
Structured recreational or creative activities
Psychological intervention & Clinical management
Basic counselling for individuals
Basic counselling families
Basic counselling for groups

Time of implementation:

Morning

Place of implementation:

CenterCommunityOther

Geographical Distribution of the Services / Activities:

CityVillageCampBedouins

Cost of the services provided:

FreeHealth Insurance

Mental and Behavioral Disorders