Support Groups

JCFS Chicago offers a full calendar of events, trainings, lectures and presentations, support groups, volunteer opportunities, and other programs each month.

Many of our support groups, workshops, trainings, and events have moved to an online format. Check out our calendar for details.

For more information, please contact the individual whose name is listed with an event on our calendar, or call 855.275.5237 (855.ASK.JCFS).

Date Event Location Contact
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
847.745.5408

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

Support Groups

7:30-9pm

Support Groups

Please join us for a virtual monthly grief support group for adults who have experienced the death of a loved one within the past two years. The group meets on the 4th Monday of each month from 7:30 - 9:00 pm and is co-sponsored by Anshe Emet Synagogue, Anshe Sholom B’nai Israel, Emanuel Congregation, Mishkan Chicago and Temple Sholom of Chicago. Contact Marsha Raynes to register.

Support Groups
Support Groups
Marsha Raynes
847.745.5408

Contact Marsha Raynes to register.

Support Groups

7-8:30pm

Support Groups

This grief support group is for those under age sixty who are grieving the death of their spouse or partner within the past two years. The group will be tentatively meeting in-person in West Rogers Park on the following Thursday evenings from 7-8:30pm: March 2, March 16, March 30, April 20, May 4, and May 18, 2023.

Contact Leah Shefsky to register. Registration is required.

Supported by the Lauri S. Bauer Foundation for Sudden Loss.

Support Groups

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

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Support Groups
Leah Shefsky
847.745.5404
Support Groups

7-8pm

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 Tracey Kite for the Zoom link and to ensure your ability to access the event.

Support Groups
Support Groups
Tracey Kite
773.467.3810
Support Groups

10:30am-12pm

Support Groups

This drop-in grief support group is for older adults who have experienced the death of a spouse or partner within the last two years. The group meets the 1st and 3rd Tuesday of the month, 10:30am -12:00 pm. Supported by the Lauri S. Bauer Foundation for Sudden Loss. For more information and to receive the Zoom link, please contact Marsha Raynes, LCSW.

Support Groups
Support Groups
Marsha Raynes
847.745.5408

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

Support Groups

10:30am-12pm

Support Groups

This drop-in grief support group is for older adults who have experienced the death of a spouse or partner within the last two years. The group meets the 1st and 3rd Tuesday of the month, 10:30am -12:00 pm. Supported by the Lauri S. Bauer Foundation for Sudden Loss. For more information and to receive the Zoom link, please contact Marsha Raynes, LCSW.

Support Groups
Support Groups
Marsha Raynes
847.745.5408

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

Support Groups

7-8:30pm

Support Groups

This grief support group is for those under age sixty who are grieving the death of their spouse or partner within the past two years. The group will be tentatively meeting in-person in West Rogers Park on the following Thursday evenings from 7-8:30pm: March 2, March 16, March 30, April 20, May 4, and May 18, 2023.

Contact Leah Shefsky to register. Registration is required.

Supported by the Lauri S. Bauer Foundation for Sudden Loss.

Support Groups

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

View Map
Support Groups
Leah Shefsky
847.745.5404
Support Groups

7:30-9pm

Support Groups

Please join us for a virtual monthly grief support group for adults who have experienced the death of a loved one within the past two years. The group meets on the 4th Monday of each month from 7:30 - 9:00 pm and is co-sponsored by Anshe Emet Synagogue, Anshe Sholom B’nai Israel, Emanuel Congregation, Mishkan Chicago and Temple Sholom of Chicago. Contact Marsha Raynes to register.

Support Groups
Support Groups
Marsha Raynes
847.745.5408

Contact Marsha Raynes to register.

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
847.745.5408

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

Support Groups

7-8pm

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 Tracey Kite for the Zoom link and to ensure your ability to access the event.

Support Groups
Support Groups
Tracey Kite
773.467.3810