Week of June 22, 2020

Date Event Location Contact
JVS Career & Employment

1:30-2:30pm

JVS Career & Employment

JVS Career Services Resume Workshop is now being offered online.
Be ready for the next job opportunity, whether you're just starting out, need a complete revision or just want to update and refresh your existing resume, this workshop is for you. Learn about resume styles, formatting, branding, taglines and more, all essential elements to a resume which will land you an interview.

JVS Career & Employment
JVS Career & Employment
Chelsea Sammarco
ChelseaSammarco@JCFS.org
Children & Adolescents

9-10:30am

Children & Adolescents
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
Support Groups

6-30-8pm

Support Groups

This monthly drop-in grief support group for adults meets on the 4th Monday of each month from 6:30-8:00pm and is co-sponsored by Anshe Emet Synagogue, Anshe Sholom B’nai Israel, Emanuel Congregation, Mishkan Chicago and Temple Sholom of Chicago.

For more information and to receive the Zoom link, please contact Marsha Raynes, LCSW.

 

Support Groups
Support Groups
Marsha Raynes
MarshaRaynes@JCFS.org
Children & Adolescents

9-10am

Children & Adolescents

This fun, play-based telegroup is designed for 2 to 3 year-old children who need support to develop language, play, and social skills. Waiting, turn-taking, following directions, and transitions are performed in a virtual classroom in your home.

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

1-2pm

Children & Adolescents

This group was developed to help your child participate in an important family routine and develop a lifelong skill, cooking!

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

3-4pm

Children & Adolescents

As children and teens use electronic devices to connect now more than ever, this group will help children learn to problem solve, work as part of a group, connect, and improve their social communication skills in a fun, online format.

Please contact Megan Kowalski for fee information.

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

5-6pm

Children & Adolescents

(this group was already running before the mandated shut down and is in the process of resuming in telehealth format)

Aimed at helping boys aged 9 – 12 understand and manage their emotions while learning to build healthy relationships with peers and adults.

This group meets every Tuesday from 5:00 – 6:00pm. Contact Elizabeth DiMaggio for more information.

Children & Adolescents
Children & Adolescents
Elizabeth DiMaggio
ElizabethDiMaggio@JCFS.org
Support Groups

4:30-5:30pm

Support Groups

A comfortable and safe place for adults who feel alone or isolated to meet and talk with others experiencing similar feelings. We will facilitate mutual support through encouragement, hopefulness, and companionship.

For more information contact Lynn Shyman.

Support Groups
Support Groups
Lynn Shyman
LynnShyman@JCFS.org
Professional & Community Training

9-12am

Professional & Community Training

Many individuals are struggling with deaths that happened prior to the pandemic, those that are the direct result of COVID-19, and other losses during the current crisis.

Professional & Community Training
Professional & Community Training
Tracey Kite
TraceyKite@jcfs.org
Support Groups

7-8:30pm

Support Groups

This monthly drop-in grief support group for adults meets on the 4th Wednesday of each month from 7:00-8:30pm and is sponsored by Temple Beth-El.  For more information and to receive the Zoom link, please contact Marsha Raynes, LCSW.

Support Groups
Support Groups
Marsha Raynes
MarshaRaynes@JCFS.org
Children & Adolescents

9-10:30am

Children & Adolescents
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
Support Groups

1-2:15pm

Support Groups

Join other adults to learn tips and tools for finding enjoyment and minimizing the challenges while living with chronic physical illness. Topics may include communicating with healthcare providers, relationships with family and friends, spiritual resources for healing, and living well in times of uncertainty and hardship. The group facilitator will encourage the process of sharing by providing a space for everyone to explore and learn from members of the group.

This group meets every Wednesday from 1 – 2:15pm

Support Groups
Support Groups
David Lipschutz
DavidLipschutz@JCFS.org
Support Groups

4:30-5:30pm

Support Groups

Virtual 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.

Support Groups
Support Groups
Tammy Besser, LCSW
TamaraBesser@jcfs.org
Support Groups

7-8:30pm

Support Groups

A free monthly drop-in group for adults in the Jewish community and beyond who are navigating the world after the loss of a loved one to suicide.

Due to the COVID-19 crisis, this group will be held on Zoom.  Please contact TraceyKite@jcfs.org for the Zoom link and to ensure your ability to access the event.

Support Groups
Support Groups
Tracey Kite
TraceyKite@JCFS.org
Special Events

7-8pm

Special Events

HONORING
Howard Sitron with the Irving B. Harris Leadership Award
Danny Wolf with the What’s Possible Award

While everything around us is on hold, JCFS Chicago services are more vital than ever . Now is the time to come together for those who depend on us.

Special Events
Special Events
Support Groups

9:30-10:30am

Support Groups

This group, lead by certified perinatal mental health clinicians, will focus on education and support around infant and maternal mental health and stress management.

Contact Pauline Gubbins via email or at 847.412.4381 for more information.

Support Groups
Support Groups
Pauline Gubbins
PaulineGubbins@JCFS.org