Calendar

August

Second and Fourth Tuesday of Every Month
August 30, 2016 - December 27, 2016
Second and Fourth Tuesday of the Month,
6:30 pm - 7:30 pm

A group that supports parents of teens. We provide a space for parents to discuss the concerns and needs they see in their kids’ lives. 

September

September 8, 2016 - December 31, 2016
Tuesdays,
2:00 pm - 3:30 pm

This Art-focused group is great for a child who has limited experience with art activities or a child who loves art and needs extra support using materials. Each week children complete an art project--from setup, execution, to clean-up! 

October

October 31, 2016 - December 19, 2016
Mondays,
1:00 pm - 2:30 pm

A group for parents, grandparents, nannies, and children aged newborn until the 5th birthday

November

Making and Keeping Friends
November 1, 2016 - January 24, 2017
Tuesdays,
5:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Teaching boys and girls ages 6-12, how to develop and maintain friendships.

November 1, 2016 - January 24, 2017
Tuesdays,
6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

A fun activity-based group that encourages children to infer another's thoughts, intentions, and emotions.

Parenting is a Journey, Don’t go Alone.
November 15, 2016 - February 7, 2017
Tuesdays,
1:00 pm - 2:30 pm

Raising children has always been demanding, and our current culture has its own challenges (social media, competition, culture of protecting kids from discomfort).  Meet monthly with other parents, using parenting book(s) and discussion to keep trying to be the best parent you can be....

Co-Sponsored by Healing Hearts - Northwest Suburban Jewish Grief Support
November 15, 2016 - December 27, 2016
Tuesdays,
6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

The loss of a spouse or partner can be life-changing, especially as you face the future without your loved one.   Learn what to expect from your grief; adapt to role changes: gain support from others in the same situation; learn coping skills and navigate relationships in your new status....

Co-sponsored by the Lauri S. Bauer Foundation for Sudden Loss
November 21, 2016 - January 16, 2017
Mondays,
6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

For younger spouse or partner loss during the past 18 months. We will focus on the issues facing younger spouses including parenting, self-care, coping skills and social support. A pizza dinner is served at 6:30 pm for families. Childcare is...

December

December 7, 2016 - December 28, 2016
Wednesdays,
1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

For older adults who have lost a loved one.

December 11, 2016
Sunday,
1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

 

Project Esther:  
The Chicago Jewish Adoption Network of Jewish Child & Family Service cordially invites Adoptive and Prospective Adoptive Families to our annual Hanukkah event.
Fun for all ages!  Enjoy bowling...