Reena was established in 1973 by parents of children with developmental disabilities, as a practical alternative to institutions. Reena strives to create and maintain an environment that respects and promotes dignity, individuality, independence and freedom of choice within a framework of Jewish culture and values.  In 1977, Reena began receiving funding from the Ministry of Community and Social Services and, since that time, has grown rapidly.

Reena provides programs and services to 1,000 individuals with developmental disabilities and their families through: