Sibshops are awesome celebrations of the many contributions made by brothers and sisters of children with special needs. 

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.

FALL 2021 Sibshops

JCFS Chicago will be offering both virtual and in-person Sibshops this fall.  In-person Sibshops will have a limited number of spots and masking is required.  We will use outdoor spaces as weather permits.

In-Person Sibshops
Chicago, 6639 N. Kedzie, Chicago, 1:15pm to 3:45pm on the Sundays:  10/3, 11/7, 12/5
Northbrook, 255 Revere Dr., Suite 200, Northbrook, 1:00pm to 3:30pm on Sundays:  10/17, 11/21

Fee: $30 per Sibshop, partial scholarships are available.

Virtual Sibshops,
4:30pm to 5:30pm, Thursdays: 9/9, 10/14, 11/11, 12/9
Fee: Virtual sessions are free

Pre-registration is required for in-person and virtual Sibshops.  Please contact Tammy Besser or Yuto Kanii if you have any questions and/or to request registration materials.

See calendar for more details.

About Sibshops

JCFS Chicago utilizes the Sibshop model developed by Don Meyer of Sibling Support Project.  For more detailed information about Sibshops, visit the national Sibshop website.