Week of May 22, 2017

Date Event Location Contact
Children & Adolescents

1:30-3pm

Children & Adolescents

A group for parents, grandparents, nannies, and children aged newborn until the 5th birthday which offers an opportunity to:

  • Meet others with young children
  • Get away from feeling "cooped up" and "isolated"
  • Share experiences, ideas, and concerns with others and staff whose skills are in family and child development
  • Discuss developmental issues and watch them unfold as children play

Join any time during the year.  Please call first to register.

Children & Adolescents

Virginia Frank Child Development Center
3033 W. Touhy Ave.
Chicago, IL 60645
United States

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Children & Adolescents
Joanne Kestnbaum, LCSW
Counseling & Psychological Services

6-8 pm

Counseling & Psychological Services

This program will give participants the tools and understanding they need to take control of their money. We will learn to track income and expenses, plan for future spending, create plans to deal with debt and learn how to afford the things that really give us joy.

No prior financial knowledge required.

Presented by: Sheryl Kosovski

Fee: No fee, but participants will need to purchase a subscription to the budgeting software we will use in the class (software subscriptions are $9/month or $97/year).

Counseling & Psychological Services

Jewish Child & Family Services
Goldie Bachmann Luftig Building
5150 Golf Rd.
Skokie, IL 60077
United States

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Counseling & Psychological Services
Sheryl Kosovski
sherylkosovski@jcfs.org
JVS Chicago

9:30am-12:30pm

JVS Chicago

Job hunting doesn't mean applying for jobs online and hoping for an interview.
Our workshops provide proven job search strategies developed and tested over time.
Our curriculum takes you through the seven key components every job seeker needs today.

Workshop Fees: 
Career Moves Clients:  $10 per workshop
Non-Clients:  $20 per workshop

JVS Chicago accepts cash, checks and credit cards. Payment is required at the time of the workshop.

JVS Chicago

JVS Chicago
5150 Golf Rd
Skokie, IL 60077
United States

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JVS Chicago
Andrea LeVasseur
andrealevasseur@jvschicago.org
Jewish Community Programs

7-9pm

Jewish Community Programs

Thirteen Reasons Why, the Netflix show that includes issues of bullying, rape and suicide, is making the job of parenting even more challenging. You are invited to a parent program about ways to address these themes with teens and tweens. A panel of experts will:

Jewish Community Programs

Anshe Emet Synagogue
3751 N Broadway
Chicago, IL 60613
United States

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Jewish Community Programs
hallieshapiro@juf.org
Jewish Community Programs
Jewish Community Programs

Do you remember the excitement of opening that new box of crayons on the first day of school? Recall the thrill of sporting that new backpack? For too many of the children served by Jewish Child & Family Services, these simple pleasures will be out of reach without your help.

Jewish Community Programs
Jewish Community Programs
Sheryl Green
SherylGreen@jcfs.org
Camps & Social Recreation
Children & Adolescents

6-7pm

Camps & Social Recreation
Children & Adolescents

Group Firefly uses a fun and engaging activity-based approach for teaching and practicing Michelle Garcia Winner's Social Thinking(R) approach. This group, for children 8-15 years of age, allows for hands-on learning using play, expressive arts, and discussion.  Topics that have been covered include: self-esteem building, how to initiate a conversation, feelings identification, social media, bullying, and perspective-taking.

Parent collaboration is emphasized. Groups are divided by age and level of functioning.

Camps & Social Recreation
Children & Adolescents

Elaine Kersten Children's Center
255 Revere Dr.
Suite 200
Northbrook, IL 60062
United States

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Camps & Social Recreation
Children & Adolescents
Alissa Rotblatt
alissarotblatt@jcfs.org
Jewish Community Programs
Jewish Community Programs

Do you remember the excitement of opening that new box of crayons on the first day of school? Recall the thrill of sporting that new backpack? For too many of the children served by Jewish Child & Family Services, these simple pleasures will be out of reach without your help.

Jewish Community Programs
Jewish Community Programs
Sheryl Green
SherylGreen@jcfs.org
Support Groups

10:30am-noon

Support Groups

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. For those with a loss over the past year and a half.

$120 for the series (adjustable)

Registration required (no longer open after second group meeting)

Support Groups
Support Groups
Elizabeth Siegel Cohen, LCSW
ElizabethCohen@jcfs.org
JVS Chicago

1-2:30pm

JVS Chicago

C.O.R.E. is a required interactive 90 minute group session for all clients who have completed an intake through the JVS access number only.   If you have not done so, please call 855.INFO.JVS (855.463.6587) and speak to an intake counselor before attending C.O.R.E.

DO NOT BE LATE! Late arrivals for the C.O.R.E. group will be not be allowed in, no exceptions.

JVS Chicago

5150 Golf Rd
Skokie, IL 60077
United States

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JVS Chicago
JVS Chicago

9:30am

No meetings 5/31 and 6/14

JVS Chicago

When it comes to employment, if you are someone who:

  • is unclear about what career path to take
  • has just left a position and needs a change
  • is returning to the workforce and your former job no longer exists
  • wants to do something different, for different rewards

Join JVS Chicago’s successfully proven program
to define your career direction

UNCOVER YOUR FUTURE

Facilitated by Roberta Glick, LCPC, NCC, JVS Chicago Career Counselor 

JVS Chicago

Skokie Office
5150 Golf Road
Skokie, IL 60077
United States

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JVS Chicago
Roberta Glick
robertaglick@jvschicago.org
Jewish Community Programs
Jewish Community Programs

Do you remember the excitement of opening that new box of crayons on the first day of school? Recall the thrill of sporting that new backpack? For too many of the children served by Jewish Child & Family Services, these simple pleasures will be out of reach without your help.

Jewish Community Programs
Jewish Community Programs
Sheryl Green
SherylGreen@jcfs.org
JVS Chicago

9:30-11am

JVS Chicago

C.O.R.E. is a required interactive 90 minute group session for all clients who have completed an intake through the JVS access number only.   If you have not done so, please call 855.INFO.JVS (855.463.6587) and speak to an intake counselor before attending C.O.R.E.

DO NOT BE LATE! Late arrivals for the C.O.R.E. group will be not be allowed in, no exceptions.

JVS Chicago
JVS Chicago
Jewish Community Programs
Jewish Community Programs

Do you remember the excitement of opening that new box of crayons on the first day of school? Recall the thrill of sporting that new backpack? For too many of the children served by Jewish Child & Family Services, these simple pleasures will be out of reach without your help.

Jewish Community Programs
Jewish Community Programs
Sheryl Green
SherylGreen@jcfs.org
Jewish Community Programs
Jewish Community Programs

Do you remember the excitement of opening that new box of crayons on the first day of school? Recall the thrill of sporting that new backpack? For too many of the children served by Jewish Child & Family Services, these simple pleasures will be out of reach without your help.

Jewish Community Programs
Jewish Community Programs
Sheryl Green
SherylGreen@jcfs.org