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

10:30am-12:00pm

Support Groups

Hand in Hand is a drop-in grief support group for older adults who have experienced the death of a spouse or partner over the last two years. The group meets the first and third Tuesday of the month. Pleas contact the group facilitator before joining the group.

Fee: $10 per session 

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Support Groups

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

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Support Groups
Marsha Raynes, LCSW
847.745.5408
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

 

Support Groups

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

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Support Groups
Marsha Raynes, LCSW
847.745.5408
Support Groups

6:30-8:30pm

Support Groups

For those who are grieving the death of their spouse or partner within the past two years. This group will focus on the issues facing younger spouses, including taking on new roles, self-care, coping skills, parenting and getting support. We will provide dinner before the group. Childcare is available.

Co-sponsored by the Lauri S. Bauer Foundation for Sudden Loss and the Jewish Healing Network of Chicago.

 

Support Groups

Elaine Kersten Children's Center
255 Revere Drive
Northbrook, IL 60062
United States

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Support Groups
Elizabeth Siegel Cohen, LCSW
847.745.5404
Support Groups

7-8:30pm

Support Groups

Join with other parents for a conversation about the joys and challenges in parenting, presented by Project Esther: The Chicago Jewish Adoption Network. Topics will be based on participants' needs and may include:

  • Talking about race and racism
  • Responding to questions about your family
  • Managing school-related issues
  • Fostering positive identity development

Fee: $20 

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Support Groups

Abe and Ida Cooper Center, Esther Knapp Campus
6639 N. Kedzie Ave
3751 North Broadway
Chicago, IL 60645
United States

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Support Groups
Marsha Raynes, LCSW
847.745.5408
Support Groups

6:30-8:30pm

Support Groups

For those who are grieving the death of their spouse or partner within the past two years. This group will focus on the issues facing younger spouses, including taking on new roles, self-care, coping skills, parenting and getting support. We will provide dinner before the group. Childcare is available.

Co-sponsored by the Lauri S. Bauer Foundation for Sudden Loss and the Jewish Healing Network of Chicago.

 

Support Groups

Elaine Kersten Children's Center
255 Revere Drive
Northbrook, IL 60062
United States

View Map
Support Groups
Elizabeth Siegel Cohen, LCSW
847.745.5404
Support Groups

10:30am-12:00pm

Support Groups

Hand in Hand is a drop-in grief support group for older adults who have experienced the death of a spouse or partner over the last two years. The group meets the first and third Tuesday of the month. Pleas contact the group facilitator before joining the group.

Fee: $10 per session 

Download the flyer

Support Groups

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

View Map
Support Groups
Marsha Raynes, LCSW
847.745.5408
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

 

Support Groups

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

View Map
Support Groups
Marsha Raynes, LCSW
847.745.5408
Support Groups

6:30-8:30pm

Support Groups

For those who are grieving the death of their spouse or partner within the past two years. This group will focus on the issues facing younger spouses, including taking on new roles, self-care, coping skills, parenting and getting support. We will provide dinner before the group. Childcare is available.

Co-sponsored by the Lauri S. Bauer Foundation for Sudden Loss and the Jewish Healing Network of Chicago.

 

Support Groups

Elaine Kersten Children's Center
255 Revere Drive
Northbrook, IL 60062
United States

View Map
Support Groups
Elizabeth Siegel Cohen, LCSW
847.745.5404
Support Groups

6:30-8:30pm

Support Groups

For those who are grieving the death of their spouse or partner within the past two years. This group will focus on the issues facing younger spouses, including taking on new roles, self-care, coping skills, parenting and getting support. We will provide dinner before the group. Childcare is available.

Co-sponsored by the Lauri S. Bauer Foundation for Sudden Loss and the Jewish Healing Network of Chicago.

 

Support Groups

Elaine Kersten Children's Center
255 Revere Drive
Northbrook, IL 60062
United States

View Map
Support Groups
Elizabeth Siegel Cohen, LCSW
847.745.5404
Support Groups

10:30am-12:00pm

Support Groups

Hand in Hand is a drop-in grief support group for older adults who have experienced the death of a spouse or partner over the last two years. The group meets the first and third Tuesday of the month. Pleas contact the group facilitator before joining the group.

Fee: $10 per session 

Download the flyer

Support Groups

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

View Map
Support Groups
Marsha Raynes, LCSW
847.745.5408