The main absorption official to whom you will have access, and who will process many of your requests for Ministry of Immigrant Absorption assistance, is your personal absorption counselor. It is the counselor’s job to assist you with the following:
Enrolling in a non-residential Hebrew ulpan. Applying for various forms of assistance for which you may be eligible. Refer to the “Guide for the New Immigrant” (see order form at the back of this booklet) for details.
Guidance regarding topics such as enrolling children in school, applying for a permanent te’udat zehut at the Ministry of the Interior, renting an apartment, etc.
Applying for various forms of assistance for which you may be eligible. Refer to the “Guide for the New Immigrant” (see order form at the back of this booklet) for details.
Note: Be sure to supply your counselor with your bank account number as early as possible, in order that financial aid can be transferred to you without delay.
Your counselor can supply you with a password for accessing your immigrant’s file on-line, which allows you to download forms, update personal information, and monitor the usage of your immigrant rights.
Counselors are available to assist you at all branch offices of the Ministry of Immigrant Absorption (see Useful Addresses).
Important! Don’t forget to bring your te’udat oleh to every visit with your personal absorption counselor at the Ministry of Immigrant Absorption.