Week of September 16, 2019

Date Event Location Contact
Counseling & Psychological Services

1:30-3pm

Counseling & Psychological Services

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

Counseling & Psychological Services

Virgina Frank Child Development Center
6639 N Kedzie Ave
Abe and Ida Cooper Center
Chicago, IL 60645

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Counseling & Psychological Services
Mollie Reed
MollieReed@JCFS.org
Children & Adolescents

9-10:30am

Children & Adolescents

This group targets preschool readiness skills for children, 2-3 years old. This group will focus on participating in circle time and engaging in play-time activities that promote communication, early problem solving and following directions. Led by a Developmental Therapist.

Children can participate through Early Intervention or private pay/insurance. Register by contacting Megan Kowalski.

Children & Adolescents

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

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Children & Adolescents
Megan Kowalski
MeganKowalski@JCFS.org
HIAS Immigration & Citizenship

6:30-8:30pm

HIAS Immigration & Citizenship

Prepare for your citizenship test in small group classes. Content includes speaking, reading and writing English, along with U.S. history and civics. Register online for this event.

For over 100 years, HIAS has provided affordable, comprehensive immigration and citizenship services accredited by the U.S. Department of Justice. For more information, call 312.357.4666 or visit HIASChicago.org.

HIAS Immigration & Citizenship

Arlington Heights Memorial Library
500 N. Dunton Ave.
Arlington Heights, IL 60004

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HIAS Immigration & Citizenship
Jewish Community Programs

10:30am-12pm

Jewish Community Programs

For older adults who have experienced the death of a spouse or partner over the last two years.  Meets the 1st and 3rd Tuesday of the month. This group is open to the public.  $10 per session; adjustable rates available.  Pre-registration is required.

 

Jewish Community Programs

Goldie Bachman Luftig Building
5150 Golf Road
Skokie, IL 60077

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Jewish Community Programs
Marsha Raynes
MarshaRaynes@JCFS.org
Children & Adolescents

9-10:30am

Children & Adolescents

This group, for children 2-3 years of age, will focus on participating in circle time and engaging in play-time activities that promote communication, early problem solving and following directions. This group is playful and fun, often focusing on a particular theme to enhance vocabulary development and to increase a child’s opportunity to use language within a group setting. Children can practice the social rules of communication such as turn-taking, gestures and body language. Led by Speech-Language Pathologist Allison Liwanag.

Children & Adolescents

Elaine Kersten Children's Center
255 Revere Drive
Suite 200
Northbrook, IL 60062

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Children & Adolescents
Megan Kowalski
MeganKowalski@JCFS.org
HIAS Immigration & Citizenship

7-8:30pm

HIAS Immigration & Citizenship

Need additional help preparing for your citizenship test? Join us for one-to-one practice interviews. Register online for this free event.

For over 100 years, HIAS has provided affordable, comprehensive immigration and citizenship services accredited by the U.S. Department of Justice. For more information, call 312.357.4666 or visit HIASChicago.org.

HIAS Immigration & Citizenship

Arlington Heights Memorial Library
500 N. Dunton Ave.
2nd floor
Arlington Heights, IL 60004

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HIAS Immigration & Citizenship
Children & Adolescents

3:30-5pm

Children & Adolescents

Does your child have difficulty finding his/her footing with peer groups? Does your child struggle to pick up on social cues from others? If so, consider including your child in our group for children 5-8 years old.

Children & Adolescents

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

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Children & Adolescents
Megan Kowalski
MeganKowalski@jcfs.org
Children & Adolescents

3:30-5PM

Children & Adolescents

Does your child have difficulty finding his/her footing with peer groups? Does your child struggle to pick up on social cues from others? If so, consider including your child in our group for children 5-8 years old.

Children & Adolescents

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

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Children & Adolescents
Megan Kowalski
megankowalski@jcfs.org
Knapp School & Yeshiva

8:30-9:30 am

Knapp School & Yeshiva

Join us at the Knapp School Parent/Guardian Group is open to all Knapp School and Yeshiva parents or guardians. This group is co-led by Knapp School Clinical Department Supervisor Lisa Haber, LCSW and Clinician Julie Noparstak, LCSW. This group provides Knapp School & Yeshiva parents and guardians with an opportunity to meet other parents, give and receive support from the group, as well as share knowledge and experiences.

Knapp School & Yeshiva

Joy Faith Knapp Center
3145 W Pratt Blvd
2nd floor
Chicago, IL 60645

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Knapp School & Yeshiva
Julie Noparstak, LCSW
JulieNoparstak@JCFS.org
Children & Adolescents

1:00-3:30pm

Children & Adolescents

Sibshops offer brothers and sisters of children with a variety of special needs a place to meet other siblings in a relaxed, supportive, and recreational setting. They discuss their common joys and concerns, learn to handle sibling-specific “sticky situations” and have fun! For kids ages 6-12 years old. Teens are also welcome. Contact us for more information.

Sibshops are currently offered one Sunday afternoon each month in Northbrook. Teen Sibshops are offered as requested. 

Children & Adolescents

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

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Children & Adolescents
Tammy Besser, LCSW
TamaraBesser@jcfs.org