Week of September 23, 2019

Date Event Location Contact
Children & Adolescents

1:30-3pm

Children & Adolescents

The Get Together provides an opportunity for parents to meet with other parents with young children. Parents share ideas and concerns with each other and professional staff while their children play and explore together.  This group meets weekly on Mondays, and is led by a JCFS Chicago child development professional.

Please inquire about fees, registration, and group guidelines. 

 

Children & Adolescents

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

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Children & Adolescents
Mollie Reed
MollieReed@JCFS.org
Special Events

4:30pm-7pm

Special Events

Inspired by Jewish values and a desire to improve our community, we strive to redefine what’s possible.

Join us as we celebrate the past year and prepare for the future.

We are pleased to recognize our Community Partner of the Year, Response Advisory Council

Special Events

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

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Special Events
Paul Karnatz
PaulKarnatz@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

7-8:30pm

Jewish Community Programs

Please join us for a monthly drop-in grief support group for adults who have experienced the death of a loved one.  The group meets on the 4th Wednesday of each month and is sponsored by Temple Beth-El in Northbrook.

Jewish Community Programs

Temple Beth-El
3610 Dundee Road
Northbrook, IL 60062

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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
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