Date Event Location Contact

7-8:30pm

Is your teen LGBTQ+, non-binary, fluid, transgender? Join JCFS Response for Teens for an evening of conversation and support. Led by Response Clinical Supervisor, Jeff Pyritz, LCSW, along with Lillian Gecker, A.M. (June 2) and Catherine Kliegle, LCSW (June 18), this evening will bring together Jewish parents and care-givers to talk, listen, and learn about supporting your young person, and being kind to yourself.

4:30-5:30pm

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.

Lynn Shyman

1-2:15pm

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

David Lipschutz
847.392.8970

4:30-5:30pm

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.

Tammy Besser, LCSW
773.765.3159

9:30-10:30am

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.

Pauline Gubbins

4:30-5:30pm

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.

Lynn Shyman

1-2:15pm

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

David Lipschutz
847.392.8970

9:30-10:30am

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.

Pauline Gubbins

4:30-5:30pm

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.

Lynn Shyman

1-2:15pm

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

David Lipschutz
847.392.8970