Treatment and rehabilitation Center for Victims of Torture

CEO's Message

2009 was a really important year for the Treatment and Rehabilitation center for Victims of Torture concerning  change and development, as TRC had an agreement with an Administrative management company in order to evaluate the center projects and to set a strategic plan that can help the staff to achieve the center's goals.

About the Center

Due to the lack of a treatment and rehabilitation centers in Palestine, and certainly in a center for the victims of torture, and due to the importance of the treatment and rehabilitation for the Palestinian detainees who faces torture in the Israeli jails,The Treatment and Rehabilitation Center for Victims of Torture (TRC) was established in 1997,   TRC is the one and only center that provides treatment and rehabilitation for victims of torture in the West Bank, TRC staff members includes processional clinical psychologists whom diagnose victims of torture on daily basis, TRC doesn't only provide treatment and rehabilitation for victims or torture, but also provide treatment and rehabilitation for the children and relatives of the victim when necessary.
TRC is a Non-Governmental Organization, licensed by the Palestinian Ministry of Interior and National Security (License No. RA-235-SC) and the Ministry of Health (License No. R/6/2012).
TRC provides essential humanitarian services for the Palestinian victims of torture, including the victims of the Israeli occupation forces violence, the Palestinian detainees, wounded, the martyrs' family members along with other poor and marginalized people.
TRC works against torture and organized violence, Further the center works on advocacy and community awareness concerning several issues including human rights, mental health, campaigns against torture and organized violence and publishes researches, reports and studies  related to these fields.
our services include initial mental, social and medical assistant and treatment as it is provided through the clinics  in the center or through field visits to those who cannot make it to the center; along with training, lecturing, capacity building and academic researching.

Core Values


TRC will remain an Independent and Impartial entity working for the human rights of victims of torture and organized violence all across the West Bank. It is independent of any government, political belief, economic interest or religion. It will not support or oppose any government or political system, nor does it take sides in political or armed conflicts. TRC reports will continue to be accurate, unbiased and fair – free from the influence of those in power. Its demands are based on international human rights standards, not on the interests of any government or group.



TRC will follow strict adherence to courtesy, honesty, and responsibility when dealing with their clients, the victims of torture and their families, consistently through a customer-oriented service approach, while maintaining the confidentiality of the client, treating everyone with courtesy, dignity and respect. TRC demonstrates compassionate support and concern for victims of torture and their families.



TRC has the highest level of integrity in its operations be it administrative, technical or others. It ties these activities directly to its mission and it maintains and reports its records accurately.



TRC will model and promote fairness, equity, clarity, innovation and consistency for becoming a model as an agent of change and excellence.



TRC believes that its work as an advocate for Victims of Torture and Organized Violence will be needed for many years into the future. Therefore, it will strive on its mission with thoughtful strategic choices that ensure its has the systems and sufficient financial resources to lead the organization to the shores of sustainability.