Week of December 3, 2018

Date Event Location Contact
Children & Adolescents

4-5:30pm

Children & Adolescents

G.I.R.L. is an ongoing therapy group for female identified children and teens with an emphasis on empowering girls to build strengths and process struggles related to friendship, confidence and complicated life stressors. This event is in collaboaration with Response Center for Teens. Contact Hannah Aron at 773.467.3823 to register or for more information.

Children & Adolescents

Response Center for Teens
3033 W. Touhy Ave.
Chicago, IL 60645

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Children & Adolescents
Hannah Aron
HannahAron@jcfs.org
Children & Adolescents

4:30-5:30pm

Children & Adolescents

A social skills group for children ages 6-8 with an emphasis on identifying feelings, managing frustration and cooperating with others. Contact Shira Glogower at 847.745.5441 to register or for more information.

Children & Adolescents

Goldie Bachman Luftig Building
5150 Golf road
Skokie, IL 60077

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Children & Adolescents
Shira Glogower
ShiraGlogower@jcfs.org
Children & Adolescents

6-7pm

Children & Adolescents

A social skills group for children ages 11-13 who have a diagnosis of Autism Spectrum Disorder. Contact Stephanie McConville at 773.467.3744 to register or for more information.

Children & Adolescents

Elaine Kersten Children's Center
255 Revere Dr.
Northbrook, IL 60062

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Children & Adolescents
Stephanie McConville
StephanieMcConville@jcfs.org
Counseling & Psychological Services

6:30-8pm

Counseling & Psychological Services

Intended for women going through the beginning stages of the divorce process, this group will cover topics such as self-care and how to manage the challenges of divorce. The cost of this series is $250 for all 8 classes (scholarships available on request). Please contact Tami Sollo to register or call 847.412.4347.

Counseling & Psychological Services

Elaine Kersten Children's Center
255 Revere Dr.
Northbrook, IL 60062

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Counseling & Psychological Services
Tami Sollo
TamiSollo@jcfs.org
Support Groups

1:30-3pm

Support Groups

The Get Together is a group for parents, grandparents, caregivers and children ages newborn until the 5th birthday. The Get Together offers the following opportunities to families with young children:

Support Groups

Virgina Frank Child Development Center
6639 N Kedzie Ave
Chicago, IL 60645

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Support Groups
Mollie Reed
MollieReed@jcfs.org
Support Groups

10:30am-12:00pm

Support Groups

Hand in Hand: Drop-in Grief Support Group for Spouse/Partner Loss is for older adults who have experienced the death of a spouse of partner over the last two years. Meets the first and third Tuesday of the month. Please contact facilitator before joining the group.

$10 per session

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Support Groups

Goldie Bachmann Luftig Building
5150 W. Golf Road
Skokie, IL 60077

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Support Groups
Marsha Raynes, LCSW
marsharaynes@jcfs.org
Children & Adolescents

4-5pm

Children & Adolescents

Therapeutic social skills group for children ages 3-5 with an emphasis on emotional regulation and social development. Contact Kathy Ham at 773.765.3125 to register or for more information.

Children & Adolescents

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

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Children & Adolescents
Kathy Ham
KathyHam@jcfs.org
Children & Adolescents

5:30-6:30pm

Children & Adolescents

G.I.R.L. is an ongoing therapy group for female identified children and teens with an emphasis on empowering girls to build strengths and process struggles related to  friendship, confidence and complicated life stressors. Contact Stephanie McConville at 773.467.3744 to register or for more information.

Children & Adolescents

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

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Children & Adolescents
Stephanie McConville
StephanieMcConville@jcfs.org
Children & Adolescents

4-5:30pm

Children & Adolescents

A therapeutic socialization group for children ages 8-10 with an emphasis on emotional regulation and social development. Groups are separated by gender. Contact Alissa Rotblatt at 773.467.3769 to register or for more information.

Children & Adolescents

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

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Children & Adolescents
Alissa Rotblatt
AlissaRotblatt@jcfs.org
JVS Chicago

4-5pm

JVS Chicago

Are you 16 - 24 years-old? Are you looking for a job?

If you are a recent graduate or no longer attending school, JVS can help you find employment and/or training programs to reach your employment goals! Come to Employment Orientation for Youth to learn more. Call 855.463.6587 for more information and to register.

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JVS Chicago

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

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JVS Chicago
JVS Chicago
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JVS Chicago

4-5pm

JVS Chicago

Are you 16 - 24 years-old? Are you looking for a job?

If you are a recent graduate or no longer attending school, JVS can help you find employment and/or training programs to reach your employment goals! Come to Employment Orientation for Youth to learn more. Call 855.463.6587 for more information and to register.

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JVS Chicago

JVS Chicago
216 West Jackson Blvd
Suite 700
Chicago, IL 60606

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JVS Chicago
JVS Chicago
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Support Groups

12-1:15pm

Support Groups

Raising children has always been demanding and the current culture adds a layer of new challenges (social media, competition, protecting kids from discomfort).  The Gift of Failure by Jessica Lahey provides a springboard to discussions about minor and major issues in family life. Learn with Tracey Lipsig Kite, Social Worker and Mom of 3, how to move toward being the best parent you can be.

Support Groups

Chicago Loop Synagogue
16 S. Clark Street
Chicago, IL 60603

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Support Groups
Tracey Kite
TraceyKite@jcfs.org
Professional & Community Training

6-8pm

    Professional & Community Training

    If the topic of money makes you feel anxious, fearful and secretive, this class is for you. This class is about financial mastery and freedom. It will give you the tools and understanding you need to finally take control of your money.

    Professional & Community Training

    Jewish Child & Family Services
    Goldie Bachmann Luftig Building
    5150 W. Golf Road
    Skokie, IL 60077

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    Professional & Community Training
    Sheryl Kosovski
    SherylKosovski@jcfs.org
    Children & Adolescents

    4:30-6pm

    Children & Adolescents

    An expressive arts group for children ages 6-8 who struggle with self-expression, connection and emotional regulation. Contact Alissa Rotblatt at 773.467.3769 to register or for more information.

    Children & Adolescents

    Abe and Ida Cooper Center
    6639 N. Kedzie Ave.
    Joy Faith Knapp Children's Center
    Chicago, IL 60645

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    Children & Adolescents
    Alissa Rotblatt
    AlissaRotblatt@jcfs.org
    Jewish Community Programs

    7-9pm

    Jewish Community Programs

    Let's come together in community for an evening of light, appreciation and acceptance as we celebrate Hanukkah together. All are welcome to this free event!

    We will illuminate this time of darkness by lighting many menorahs together, hearing community members in recovery share the gifts they have received in their journey through sobriety, and learn together with a discussion of Jewish texts as they relate to Hanukkah and recovery.

    Jewish Community Programs

    Rochelle Zell Jewish High School
    1095 Lake Cook Rd
    Deerfield, IL 60015

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    Jewish Community Programs
    Victoria Aron
    VictoriaAron@jcfs.org