"Physical and mental health for
disadvantaged children of
East Jerusalem and the West Bank"
How to find the Spafford Children center

How to find us:

How to find the Center

The Spafford Children’s Center is on the highest point of the Old City wall between
the Damascus Gate and Herod’s Gate. The center is in the El-Sa’ dieh quarter in
a historic compound bought by the Spafford family from Turkish general: Yusrf Agha
el-Duzdar.

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From the Damascus Gate:

Turn left inside the gate and left again at the cafe. Follow these steps up the
hill, soon you will come to an intersection with Kharet Sa’dieh Street. In front
of you will be a wall with a red crescent moon. Turn left just on the other side
of this wall and proceed about 20 yards up more steps into a cul-de-sac where there
is a sign in English and Arabic to let you know you have arrived at the Spafford
Children’s Center. Enter by the right hand door to Reception.

From Herod’s Gate:

Turn right upon passing through the gate and proceed up the pathway along the outer
edge of the city wall. Turn right at the first intersection (Kharet Sa’diyeh) and
proceed approximately 100 meters to the intersection with Ash Sheikh Lulu Street)
Turn right at this intersection and proceed about 20 yards up more steps into a
cul-de-sac to the Spafford Center entrance (a sign in English and Arabic is on the
outer wall). Enter by the right hand door to Reception.