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! 

September 14, 2016 - October 26, 2016
Wednesdays,
10:30 am - 12:00 pm

This group is geared towards the concerns of those over 60 as they navigate the challenges of coping with life without their spouse.

October

A Bereavement Support Group
October 5, 2016 - December 28, 2016
Wednesdays,
1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

For older adults who have lost a loved one.

Presented by The Chicago Jewish Adoption Network of Jewish Child & Family Services
October 6, 2016
Thursday,
7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Please join us for a discussion on Jewish texts and traditions as they relate to adoption, parenting and life cycle events, including Brit Milah (also known as Bris - covenant of circumcision), baby naming and conversion, and Bar/Bat Mitzvah. 

Presented by The Chicago Jewish Adoption Network of Jewish Child & Family Services
October 16, 2016
Sunday,
10:00 am - 11:30 am

This engaging discussion will address the issues facing adolescents, teens and young adults as they navigate puberty and mature relationships. 

October 19, 2016
Wednesday,
6:15 pm - 7:15 pm

Kids often say things that sound rude and disrespectful, leaving parents feeling outraged, hurt, and bewildered.  Should you ignore it?  Punish them? Do something else?  In this one-hour session, learn from experts like Wendy Mogel PhD (Blessing of a B Minus) and...

October 23, 2016
Sunday,
3:00 pm - 4:30 pm

 Join us for socializing, holiday activities and snacks in the sukkah!  Enjoy our wonderful playground.  Meet special guest, Jaz the Therapy Dog!

Co-sponsored by the Lauri S. Bauer Foundation for Sudden Loss
October 30, 2016
Sunday,
10:30 am - 12:00 pm

A workshop for the unique needs of the newly bereaved and their loved ones. Education on the mourning process, normalization of the experience of the griever and connection to the Jewish rituals and resources are included.  

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