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Comprehensive Guide to Civil Society Organizations in Jordan

The Comprehensive Guide to Civil Society Organizations in Jordan is a jointeffort between the Phenix Center for Economic and Informatics Studies and the Friedrech-Ebert-Stiftungto attempt to present an inclusive database for civil activists in the public lifeof Jordan. The Guide presents a list of different Jordanian civil societyorganizations, in addition to foreign organizations working in the kingdom.


The Organizations included in the Guide are classified according to theirgoals and scope of work, the categories being as follows; employer unions andtheir societies, chambers of commerce and industry, trade unions andprofessional associations, organizations for individuals having disabilities,environmental organizations, cultural and scientific organizations, youth andsport clubs, health care organizations, child and orphans care, womenorganizations, and multipurpose societies, in addition to organizations thatare concerned with community protection and development as well as humanrights, and foreign organizations.


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Dar Alehsan
Establishment Date: 2014
Hittin Center for Early Detection of Disabilities and Community Rehabilitation
Establishment Date: 2008
Goals: - Diagnosis, evaluation, training and community rehabilitation of persons with disabilities under 18 years of age.
Vocational Rehabilitation and Training Center / Irbid
Establishment Date: 1981
Goals: - Providing vocational training and employment services to improve the standard of living of persons with disabilities and facilitate their integration into society.
- Developing the capacities of persons with disabilities, sharing responsibility, independence and achieving social integration.
- Training people with disabilities in professions commensurate with their abilities and tendencies.
- Contribute to the employment of people with disabilities to achieve economic independence and self-reliance.
Vocational Rehabilitation and Employment Center / Rusaifa
Establishment Date: 1973
Goals: - Rehabilitation and employment of people with light disabilities, deafness and learning difficulties.
Aqaba Special Education Center
Establishment Date: 2010
Goals: - Developing children's capacities and qualifying them for the local community.
- Provide physical and functional treatment for children.
Al Manar Center for Intellectual Development / Ajloun
Establishment Date: 1993
Goals: - Care for people with mild and moderate mental disabilities.
- Provide services for persons with mental disabilities from the age of 6 to 16 years.
- Teaching PWDs simple occupations from the age of 16 to 25 years
I am a Human Society for Rights of PWD
Establishment Date: 2008
Goals: - Development of persons with disabilities in all economic, social, legal, political and cultural aspects.
- Working to define and clarify the suffering and needs of people with disabilities.
- The integration of persons with disabilities into all social activities and the development of qualified people with disabilities.
Working with all categories of persons with disabilities.