Support Groups

Jewish Child & Family Services offers a full calendar of events, trainings, lectures and presentations, support groups, volunteer opportunities, and other programs each month.

From education, information, and support to social opportunities and volunteering, there’s always a lot going on. Check our calendar often to see what new events have been added.

For more information, please contact the individual whose name is listed with an event on our calendar, or call 855.275.5237 (855.ASK.JCFS).

Date Event Location Contact
Support Groups

6:30-8:30pm

Support Groups

An 8 week group discussing the issues pertaining to younger individuals who have experienced the death of their spouse or partner. We will focus on the issues including parenting, self-care, coping skills and social support. A pizza dinner is served at 6:30 pm for families. Childcare is available.

Co-sponsored by the Lauri S. Bauer Foundation for Sudden Loss

Support Groups

Jewish Child & Family Services - Elaine Kersten Children’s Center
255 Revere Dr.
Suite 200
Northbrook, IL 60062
United States

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Support Groups
Elizabeth Cohen, LCSW
847.745.5404
Support Groups

6:30-8:30pm

Support Groups

An 8 week group discussing the issues pertaining to younger individuals who have experienced the death of their spouse or partner. We will focus on the issues including parenting, self-care, coping skills and social support. A pizza dinner is served at 6:30 pm for families. Childcare is available.

Co-sponsored by the Lauri S. Bauer Foundation for Sudden Loss

Support Groups

Jewish Child & Family Services - Elaine Kersten Children’s Center
255 Revere Dr.
Suite 200
Northbrook, IL 60062
United States

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Support Groups
Elizabeth Cohen, LCSW
847.745.5404
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
Meredith Sices, LCSW
773.765.3157
Support Groups

6:30-8:30pm

Support Groups

An 8 week group discussing the issues pertaining to younger individuals who have experienced the death of their spouse or partner. We will focus on the issues including parenting, self-care, coping skills and social support. A pizza dinner is served at 6:30 pm for families. Childcare is available.

Co-sponsored by the Lauri S. Bauer Foundation for Sudden Loss

Support Groups

Jewish Child & Family Services - Elaine Kersten Children’s Center
255 Revere Dr.
Suite 200
Northbrook, IL 60062
United States

View Map
Support Groups
Elizabeth Cohen, LCSW
847.745.5404
Support Groups

10-11:30am

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, learn coping skills, better understand role changes and how the loss impacts relationships.

This group is for those who are mourning the loss of their spouse or partner within the past year and a half.

 $120 for series (may be adjusted for financial need)

Support Groups

Congregation Beth Judea
Route 83 and Hilltop Road
Long Grove, IL 60201
United States

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Support Groups
Rosalie Greenberger, LCSW, at JCFS
224.625.2819
Support Groups

6:30-8:30pm

Support Groups

An 8 week group discussing the issues pertaining to younger individuals who have experienced the death of their spouse or partner. We will focus on the issues including parenting, self-care, coping skills and social support. A pizza dinner is served at 6:30 pm for families. Childcare is available.

Co-sponsored by the Lauri S. Bauer Foundation for Sudden Loss

Support Groups

Jewish Child & Family Services - Elaine Kersten Children’s Center
255 Revere Dr.
Suite 200
Northbrook, IL 60062
United States

View Map
Support Groups
Elizabeth Cohen, LCSW
847.745.5404
Support Groups

10-11:30am

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, learn coping skills, better understand role changes and how the loss impacts relationships.

This group is for those who are mourning the loss of their spouse or partner within the past year and a half.

 $120 for series (may be adjusted for financial need)

Support Groups

Congregation Beth Judea
Route 83 and Hilltop Road
Long Grove, IL 60201
United States

View Map
Support Groups
Rosalie Greenberger, LCSW, at JCFS
224.625.2819
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

View Map
Support Groups
Meredith Sices, LCSW
773.765.3157
Support Groups

6:30-8:30pm

Support Groups

An 8 week group discussing the issues pertaining to younger individuals who have experienced the death of their spouse or partner. We will focus on the issues including parenting, self-care, coping skills and social support. A pizza dinner is served at 6:30 pm for families. Childcare is available.

Co-sponsored by the Lauri S. Bauer Foundation for Sudden Loss

Support Groups

Jewish Child & Family Services - Elaine Kersten Children’s Center
255 Revere Dr.
Suite 200
Northbrook, IL 60062
United States

View Map
Support Groups
Elizabeth Cohen, LCSW
847.745.5404
Support Groups

10-11:30am

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, learn coping skills, better understand role changes and how the loss impacts relationships.

This group is for those who are mourning the loss of their spouse or partner within the past year and a half.

 $120 for series (may be adjusted for financial need)

Support Groups

Congregation Beth Judea
Route 83 and Hilltop Road
Long Grove, IL 60201
United States

View Map
Support Groups
Rosalie Greenberger, LCSW, at JCFS
224.625.2819