Re-Specs Frames for the Needy provides glasses for underprivileged populations throughout Israel
The eyeglasses are provided for a nominal fee, upon presenting the specified documentation, detailed below


Various locations throughout Israel
Nominal fee

Re-Specs Frames for the Needy provides glasses in exchange for a nominal fee to various eligible populations.

Service Providers

Target audience and Prerequisites

How to Receive This Service

  • Applicants must present relevant documentation:
    • Documentation of receiving a National Insurance Institute benefit.
    • Documentation from the Ministry of Social Affairs and Social Services or an assistance organization (there is a special eligibility form that must be filled out).
    • Documentation for victims of hostile acts from the Ministry of Defense.
    • Documentation for lone soldiers from the IDF.
  • Applicants may come to the organization's offices with the relevant documentation:
    • Main office and clinic in the HaTzomet Building managed by Chana Simon - Ra'anana-Kfar Saba Interchange, Derekh HaSharon 5, Kfar Saba Sunday - Thursday, 09:00-17:00, Tel: ‎09-9555395
    • For a list of other branches see the Re-Specs website.

Service Cost

  • The eyeglasses may be purchased in exchange for a nominal fee:
    • Recycled frames or surplus lenses, including brand-names for 20 NIS.
    • Examination and lenses through an optometrist from 70 NIS.