Week of August 10, 2020

Date Event Location Contact
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
JVS Career & Employment

1:30-2:30pm

JVS Career & Employment

Your LinkedIn profile is like an interactive business card, where you can bring your professional story to life. It’s designed to attract the attention of other professionals who are searching for networking opportunities online. A strong profile is a key differentiator in the job market. Learn the basics and how to get the most out of using LinkedIn.

JVS Career & Employment
JVS Career & Employment
Chelsea Sammarco
ChelseaSammarco@jcfs.org
JVS Career & Employment

1:30-2:30pm

JVS Career & Employment

Your LinkedIn profile is like an interactive business card, where you can bring your professional story to life. It’s designed to attract the attention of other professionals who are searching for networking opportunities online. A strong profile is a key differentiator in the job market. Learn the basics and how to get the most out of using LinkedIn.

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

10:00-11:15am

Children & Adolescents

Do you have a child starting kindergarten in the fall? This fun routine based intensive will provide you and your child with the structure and resources you need to step into the kindergarten classroom both physically and virtually. This intensive will spark your child’s curiosity by engaging in a variety of activities such as circle time while honing social skills in a virtual platform.

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

4-5:15pm

Children & Adolescents

"Socialization In An Age Of Separation: An Outdoor Therapy Group For Kids Ages 6-9"

This group will support children in their efforts to socialize, make connections, and regulate their emotions. Group will take place outdoors to limit risk of exposure and will not meet if the stormy weather is predicted.

Children & Adolescents

Joy Faith Knapp Center (Outside)
3145 W Pratt Blvd.
Chicago, IL 60645

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Children & Adolescents
Alissa Rotblatt
alissarotblatt@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 Nina Henry.

Support Groups
Support Groups
Nina Henry
NinaHenry@JCFS.org
Children & Adolescents

4-5pm

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
Response for Teens

5-6pm

Response for Teens

For Adults: This has been a time of challenge and uncertainty for all. Our young people are resilient, yet are facing unprecedented challenges due to the ongoing pandemic. Response for Teens will be offering an online support group, “What’s Now, What’s Next?”, a group for young people ages 16-19 to discuss the hardships, losses and uncertainties related to COVID-19 and build skills that can help them respond to these turbulent times.

Response for Teens
Response for Teens
Jeffrey Pyritz
jeffreypyritz@jcfs.org
Children & Adolescents

10:00-11:15am

Children & Adolescents

Do you have a child starting kindergarten in the fall? This fun routine based intensive will provide you and your child with the structure and resources you need to step into the kindergarten classroom both physically and virtually. This intensive will spark your child’s curiosity by engaging in a variety of activities such as circle time while honing social skills in a virtual platform.

Children & Adolescents
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
Children & Adolescents

10:00-11:15am

Children & Adolescents

Do you have a child starting kindergarten in the fall? This fun routine based intensive will provide you and your child with the structure and resources you need to step into the kindergarten classroom both physically and virtually. This intensive will spark your child’s curiosity by engaging in a variety of activities such as circle time while honing social skills in a virtual platform.

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

11am-12pm

Support Groups

This group, lead by certified perinatal mental health clinicians, offers education and support around pregnancy, infant and maternal mental health and guidance on improving stress management. The group is a supportive space for mutual support and validation as well as a space where resources and referrals to related services will be shared. The group is open to new and expectant moms regardless of whether this is their first or subsequent pregnancy or baby.

Support Groups
Support Groups
Pauline Gubbins
PaulineGubbins@JCFS.org
Children & Adolescents

10:00-11:15am

Children & Adolescents

Do you have a child starting kindergarten in the fall? This fun routine based intensive will provide you and your child with the structure and resources you need to step into the kindergarten classroom both physically and virtually. This intensive will spark your child’s curiosity by engaging in a variety of activities such as circle time while honing social skills in a virtual platform.

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

10:00-11:15am

Children & Adolescents

Do you have a child starting kindergarten in the fall? This fun routine based intensive will provide you and your child with the structure and resources you need to step into the kindergarten classroom both physically and virtually. This intensive will spark your child’s curiosity by engaging in a variety of activities such as circle time while honing social skills in a virtual platform.

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

We will continue with key card shopping week for the originally scheduled August dates-- August 15-22nd.  Here is a list of participating stores.

Because of COVID-19, there will be a few changes:

Special Events
Special Events
Special Events
Special Events

We will continue with key card shopping week for the originally scheduled August dates-- August 15-22nd.  Here is a list of participating stores.

Because of COVID-19, there will be a few changes:

Special Events
Special Events