Week of March 12, 2018

Date Event Location Contact
Children & Adolescents

4:00-5:00pm

Children & Adolescents

This co-ed social skills 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 group series, sliding fee scale available

Children & Adolescents

Goldie Bachman Luftig Building
5150 Golf road
Skokie, IL 60077

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Children & Adolescents
Alissa Rotblatt
alissarotblatt@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

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Response Center
Support Groups
Liz Ellis
elizabethellis@jcfs.org
Children & Adolescents

4:30pm

Children & Adolescents

Parents and Educators, don't miss this free opportunity to hear from an expert on the latest research on the trajectories of autism.

Children & Adolescents

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

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Children & Adolescents
Paul Karnatz
paulkarnatz@jcfs.org
People with Disabilities & Their Families

6:00-8:00pm

People with Disabilities & Their Families

Presenters from the Northside Community Resource Center in Rogers Park will join us to discuss fair housing issues faced by people with disabilities and families. Topics for this free and open event may include, accessibility, the rights of families with children to live where they choose and the right of people with disabilities to reasonable accommodation. People with disabilities, parents, and service providers are invited to attend.

People with Disabilities & Their Families

Joy Faith Knapp Children's Center
3145 W. Pratt Blvd
Chicago, IL 60645

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People with Disabilities & Their Families
Emily Tegenkamp
EmilyTegenkamp@jcfs.org
JVS Chicago

7:00-8:30pm

JVS Chicago

Learn and practice networking techniques that can expand your career opportunities.

Laurie Rosen, career strategist with JVS, leads this free and open seminar. She will discuss "elevator speeches;" why they are important and how to develop your own. She'll also talk about how using a handbill resume can enhance your networking.

Register Today

JVS Chicago

Skokie Public Library
5215 Oakton St
Skokie, IL 60077

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JVS Chicago
Jewish Community Programs

7 - 8:30pm

Jewish Community Programs

Join us as author Carrie Goldman leads an engaging conversation around current issues affecting adoptees and adoptive families, and interweaves compelling personal stories as told by our diverse panel of young adult adopted persons. Learn to give children the emotional tools to understand, retell and embrace their own life narrative.

This event is free and open to the community. Refreshments will be served. Kosher dietary laws observed.

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Jewish Community Programs

JCFS
Abe and Ida Cooper Center, Esther Knapp Campus
6639 N. Kedzie Ave
Chicago, IL 60645

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Jewish Community Programs
Special Events
Special Events

Attention Shoppers! Purchase a personal Key Card for $75 and receive a 20% discount on an unlimited number of purchases* of full-priced merchandise and services at over 100 retailers and vendors throughout Chicagoland.
2018 Spring Shopping Spree: March 17 - 24
Sponsored by our own North Shore Auxiliary, all proceeds go to JCFS.

See list of particiapting stores (Spring)
*Select vendors offer alternative discount amounts and/or specific restrictions

Special Events
Special Events
Emily Elbring
EmilyElbring@jcfs.org

Contact Emily Elbring with any questions

Response Center
Special Events

3-5pm

3pm Munchies & Mingling (Dietary Laws Observed)
4pm Program

Response Center
Special Events

Join us for Tuned In Tune Back Time, the 11th annual benefit for Response Center!
We will flash back to the 1970s, when Response Center first opened, and take a groovy trip through the decades to see how Response Center has grown and changed. Proceeds support counseling, sexual health services, and prevention and leadership programs for 12,000 adolescents and their families every year. This event honors the memory of our friend Larry Dobkin, a dedicated advocate and supporter of Response Center.

Response Center
Special Events

Loft 21
1501 N. Milwaukee Avenue
Lincolnshire, IL 60069

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Response Center
Special Events
Emily Elbring
emilyelbring@jcfs.org
Special Events
Special Events

Attention Shoppers! Purchase a personal Key Card for $75 and receive a 20% discount on an unlimited number of purchases* of full-priced merchandise and services at over 100 retailers and vendors throughout Chicagoland.
2018 Spring Shopping Spree: March 17 - 24
Sponsored by our own North Shore Auxiliary, all proceeds go to JCFS.

See list of particiapting stores (Spring)
*Select vendors offer alternative discount amounts and/or specific restrictions

Special Events
Special Events
Emily Elbring
EmilyElbring@jcfs.org

Contact Emily Elbring with any questions