Week of November 13, 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:

Children & Adolescents

Virginia Frank Child Development Center
6639 N. Kedzie
Chicago, IL 60645
United States

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Children & Adolescents
Joanne Kestnbaum, LCSW
joannekestnbaum@jcfs.org
Counseling & Psychological Services

6-8 pm

Counseling & Psychological Services

Take control of your money!

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.

Counseling & Psychological 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
Support Groups

5pm

Support Groups

Group Firefly uses a fun and engaging activity-based approach for teaching and practicing social skills. 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, bullying, and perspective-taking.

Fee: $240 for the series, sliding fee scale available

Support Groups

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

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Support Groups
Alissa Rotblatt
alissarotblatt@jcfs.org
Support Groups

5pm

Support Groups

This group is offered to children ages 6-10 who are experiencing difficulty in their social environment. The group provides a space for hands-on learning. Some topics that have been addressed include perspective taking, frustration tolerance, effective communication, and managing peer teasing.

Fee: $240 for the series, sliding fee scale available

Support Groups

Joy Faith Knapp Children's Center
3145 West Pratt Blvd
Chicago, IL 60645
United States

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Support Groups
Alissa Rotblatt
alissarotblatt@jcfs.org
Special Events
Special Events

As the neighborhood festivals wind down, outdoor patios close, and beach-goers head inside, we begin to store away our summer clothes and prepare for the colder months. Winter time is filled with hot chocolate, snowflakes, and the holidays—a time for giving.

Special Events
Special Events
Sheryl Green
sherylgreen@jcfs.org
Professional & Community Training

8:45-11:30am

Professional & Community Training

The Orthodox Network, a collaboration of social service providers, will address this issue with a forum for communal professionals and leaders entitled, “Suicidality and the Orthodox Jewish Communities.” Panelists include Cara Levinson, Melissa Molitor, LSW, Sharon Dornberg-Lee, LCSW, Dr. Steven H. Hanus, MD, and Rabbi Shmuel Tenenbaum, MSMFT. Through presentations and discussion, participants will learn both about services available to help clients dealing with suicidality and about the impact of suicide on Orthodox Jewish communities.

Professional & Community Training

Abe and Ida Cooper Center
6639 N. Kedzie
Chicago, IL 60645
United States

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Professional & Community Training
Rabbi David Rosenberg
davidrosenberg@jcfs.org
Special Events
Special Events

As the neighborhood festivals wind down, outdoor patios close, and beach-goers head inside, we begin to store away our summer clothes and prepare for the colder months. Winter time is filled with hot chocolate, snowflakes, and the holidays—a time for giving.

Special Events
Special Events
Sheryl Green
sherylgreen@jcfs.org
JVS Chicago

9:30-11am

JVS Chicago

An interactive workshop designed to teach you how to create your own unique brand while differentiating yourself from the competition. In-class exercises will assist you in designing your brand and tagline for use in all of your marketing materials.

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

JVS Chicago

JVS Chicago
5150 Golf Rd.
Skokie, IL 60077
United States

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JVS Chicago
Sydney Hochsprung
SydneyHochsprung@jcfs.org
Response Center
Support Groups

6:30-8pm

Response Center
Support Groups

Support for parents of teens

Each session will have a specific theme, as well as incorporate the needs of parents attending.

Join us in exploring these and other questions.

Response Center
Support Groups

Response Center
3033 W. Touhy Ave.
Chicago, IL 60645
United States

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Response Center
Support Groups
Liz Ellis
elizabethellis@jcfs.org
Support Groups

5:30-6:45pm

Support Groups

An ongoing support group for adults with disabilities that provides an opportunity to discuss current life challenges.

Topics could include:

Support Groups

Abe and Ida Cooper Center
6639 N Kedzie Ave
Chicago, IL 60645
United States

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Support Groups
Emily Tegencamp
emilytegenkamp@jcfs.org
JVS Chicago

9am-1pm

JVS Chicago

Prep for the Test! Do you need to renew your Illinois Pharmacy Technician license?

Our experts can help you prepare for the PTCB national certification exam.

You qualify for this FREE* test prep, if you:

  • Are currently employed as a Pharmacy Technician or
  • Have been employed as a Pharmacy Technician within the last 3 years

JVS Chicago’s course includes:

JVS Chicago

3033 W. Touhy Ave.
Chicago, IL 60645
United States

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JVS Chicago
JVS Chicago

1-4pm

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 Career Moves' successfully proven exploratory workshop

UNCOVER YOUR FUTURE

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

JVS Chicago

Goldie Bachmann Luftig Building
5150 W. Golf Rd.
Skokie, IL 60077
United States

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JVS Chicago
Lisa Tucker
LisaTucker@jvcchicago.org
Special Events
Special Events

As the neighborhood festivals wind down, outdoor patios close, and beach-goers head inside, we begin to store away our summer clothes and prepare for the colder months. Winter time is filled with hot chocolate, snowflakes, and the holidays—a time for giving.

Special Events
Special Events
Sheryl Green
sherylgreen@jcfs.org
JVS Chicago

6-8:30pm

JVS Chicago

We regret to announce that the Nexus forum scheduled for November 16 has been postponed. Thank you to those who registered for the event. We will contact you when a new date has been set. We apologize for any inconvenience.
 

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JVS Chicago

DoubleTree by Hilton Chicago - North Shore
9599 Skokie Blvd.
Skokie, IL 60077
United States

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JVS Chicago
Sandra Saltzman
SandraSaltzman@jvschicago.org
Special Events
Special Events

As the neighborhood festivals wind down, outdoor patios close, and beach-goers head inside, we begin to store away our summer clothes and prepare for the colder months. Winter time is filled with hot chocolate, snowflakes, and the holidays—a time for giving.

Special Events
Special Events
Sheryl Green
sherylgreen@jcfs.org
Special Events
Special Events

As the neighborhood festivals wind down, outdoor patios close, and beach-goers head inside, we begin to store away our summer clothes and prepare for the colder months. Winter time is filled with hot chocolate, snowflakes, and the holidays—a time for giving.

Special Events
Special Events
Sheryl Green
sherylgreen@jcfs.org
HIAS Chicago
HIAS Chicago

2018/2019 HIAS Chicago College Scholarship Program will be up and running until the deadline of January 21st, 2018.
For more info and to download applications please visit our website.

Download the flyer!

All applicants must meet one of the following criteria:

HIAS Chicago
HIAS Chicago
David Rupp
davidrupp@jcfs.org
Special Events
Special Events

As the neighborhood festivals wind down, outdoor patios close, and beach-goers head inside, we begin to store away our summer clothes and prepare for the colder months. Winter time is filled with hot chocolate, snowflakes, and the holidays—a time for giving.

Special Events
Special Events
Sheryl Green
sherylgreen@jcfs.org
HIAS Chicago
HIAS Chicago

2018/2019 HIAS Chicago College Scholarship Program will be up and running until the deadline of January 21st, 2018.
For more info and to download applications please visit our website.

Download the flyer!

All applicants must meet one of the following criteria:

HIAS Chicago
HIAS Chicago
David Rupp
davidrupp@jcfs.org
Special Events
Special Events

As the neighborhood festivals wind down, outdoor patios close, and beach-goers head inside, we begin to store away our summer clothes and prepare for the colder months. Winter time is filled with hot chocolate, snowflakes, and the holidays—a time for giving.

Special Events
Special Events
Sheryl Green
sherylgreen@jcfs.org
HIAS Chicago
HIAS Chicago

2018/2019 HIAS Chicago College Scholarship Program will be up and running until the deadline of January 21st, 2018.
For more info and to download applications please visit our website.

Download the flyer!

All applicants must meet one of the following criteria:

HIAS Chicago
HIAS Chicago
David Rupp
davidrupp@jcfs.org