services

health insurance
program
Achiezer's insurance program is one of the most sought-after programs of its kind, with people traveling from far beyond the Five Towns for expert insurance solutions. Our insurance experts walk individuals and families through the complex health-insurance enrollment process
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mental health
programs
Achiezer's Mental Health Department is the only mental-health program of its kind in the United States, with a licensed psychologist on staff, available to meet with clients and their families. Clients receive free, comprehensive mental health intake evaluations
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eldercare
programs
Achiezer provides support and assistance to those caring for an elderly relatives, including home-health care and rehabilitation placement; insurance, legal and financial advice; and support groups. These resources are brought together with the ElderCare conference
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legal
network
Individuals who require legal services and either cannot afford the overwhelming cost of a lawyer or simply don't know where to turn for their particular need can avail themselves of assistance through Achiezer. Clients can benefit from pro bono or reduced-fee consultations
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24-hour
urgent community hotline
Aside from emergency medical services, this is one of the only hotline services available to our community (and beyond) 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. The hotline receives calls on a daily (and nightly) basis
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Westwood Financial Management Program
Those struggling with financial need can contact Achiezer's office for various kinds of assistance. Clients can avail themselves of the highly successful Westwood Financial Management Program, in which volunteer budget counselors and certified accountants are available
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meals 'n more
& respite rooms
Achiezer's comprehensive hospital food program ensures that community members who are hospitalized over Shabbos and Yom Tov are provided with complete Shabbos meals – plus. Aside from stocking four beautiful respite rooms, volunteers deliver homemade meals
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specialty medical
equipment
Patients who require specialized medical equipment which they are unable to obtain, whether they were discharged from the hospital very close to Shabbos, have not received insurance authorization or cannot afford to pay for an item that is not covered, can access the vast array of equipment in Achiezer's fully stocked warehouse.
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home repair
assistance
Local families who cannot afford emergency and time sensitive repairs can access our network of local handymen and repair professionals who donate their time and expertise pro bono.
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volunteer drivers
A cadre of dedicated volunteers is available to offer rides or deliver meals to those in need.
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achiezer
collaborative work
When there is a family or community crisis, Achiezer has the connections and know-how to reach out to all community resources and programs that can assist. Staff members routinely meet with local rabbanim, organizations, schools, and city agencies, unifying and streamlining the relief activities
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medical
programs
Achiezer's flagship service, the medical-referral program, is recognized by callers from the Five Towns community and beyond for its unparalleled expert guidance. With wide-ranging knowledge borne of experience, an extensive up-to-date database of contacts and direct connections to medical experts
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Zichron Dovid
Chesed Shel Emes
Achiezer’s landmark community-wide chevra kadisha is comprised of local community members who avail themselves on a moment’s notice, whether to assist in disconnecting medical equipment from a niftar in a hospital, to perform a tahara for a community member or to ensure that a niftaris sensitively attended to.
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