Week of December 9, 2019

Date Event Location Contact
Children & Adolescents

Mondays 4:45-6pm
Wednesdays 4:30-5:30pm

Children & Adolescents

Our therapy groups help kids understand and manage their emotions, while learning to interact with others in order to build healthy relationships with peers and adults.

  • Address anxiety in social situations
  • Teach skills for conflict resolution
  • Provide a supportive environment to talk through feelings
  • Practice flexibility in group settings
  • Increase understanding of other’s perspective

Contact Alissa Rotblatt to register. Ages 7-11.

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
Children & Adolescents

5:30-6:30pm

Children & Adolescents

Our therapy groups help kids understand and manage their emotions, while learning to interact with others in order to build healthy relationships with peers and adults.

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
People with Disabilities & Their Families

6-8 pm

People with Disabilities & Their Families

Darcy J. Chamberlin, a trust and estate attorney, will be presenting estate planning options through special needs trusts and ABLE accounts for families navigating gifting strategies during life or at death for the benefit of a loved one with a disability. She will also address guardianship and alternatives for parents weighing options for legal decision making once child attains age 18.

People with Disabilities & Their Families

JCFS Chicago
Abe and Ida Cooper Center on the Esther Knapp Campus
6639 N. Kedzie Ave
Chicago, IL 60645

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People with Disabilities & Their Families
Jen Nalbantyan
JenniferNalbantyan@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

4:30-5:30pm

Children & Adolescents

Our therapy groups help kids understand and manage their emotions, while learning to interact with others in order to build healthy relationships with peers and adults.

  • Address anxiety in social situations
  • Teach skills for conflict resolution
  • Provide a supportive environment to talk through feelings
  • Practice flexibility in group settings
  • Increase understanding of other’s perspective

Contact Alissa Rotblatt to register. Ages 5-7.

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
Children & Adolescents

Mondays 4:45-6pm
Wednesdays 4:30-5:30pm

Children & Adolescents

Our therapy groups help kids understand and manage their emotions, while learning to interact with others in order to build healthy relationships with peers and adults.

  • Address anxiety in social situations
  • Teach skills for conflict resolution
  • Provide a supportive environment to talk through feelings
  • Practice flexibility in group settings
  • Increase understanding of other’s perspective

Contact Alissa Rotblatt to register. Ages 7-11.

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
Jewish Community Programs

3-4:30pm

Jewish Community Programs

JCFS Chicago invites Adoptive and Prospective Adoptive Families to celebrate Hanukkah together. Enjoy bowling, socializing, latkes, snacks and more. This event will be fun for all ages! We hope you can join us.

To register, contact Marsha Raynes at 847.745.5408. This event costs $15 per bowler, and $5 per non-bowler.

Jewish Community Programs

Wilmette Bowling Center
1903 Schiller Avenue
Wilmette, IL 60091

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Jewish Community Programs
Marsha Raynes
MarshaRaynes@JCFS.org