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For over a century Jewish Family Service of St. Paul has been a lifeline to people in need. We offer programs to individuals and families to assist them in obtaining the skills and resources they need to meet life’s challenges with dignity.

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In the News

Holocaust Survivor

Germany Extends Holocaust Compensation to Survivor Spouses

This article is taken from the July 8 issue of the Times of Israel. BERLIN (AP) — The organization that handles claims on behalf of Jews who suffered under the Nazis said Tuesday that Germany has agreed to extend compensation to their surviving spouses and to increase other payments, taking the total to be paid […]

Help Improve Air Travel for People with Dementia and Their Travel Companions

Help Improve Air Travel for People with Dementia

A new online survey has been launched to collect air travel experiences of persons living with dementia and their travel companions, from booking flights to arriving at their travel destination. The MSP Dementia-Friendly Airport Project is led by Roseville Alzheimer’s and Dementia Community Action Team (Roseville A/D) and includes officials from MSP, the Brisbane Airport […]

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Dementia Caregiver Support Group

Dementia Caregiver Support Group

July 22, 2019 / 3:00pm - 4:00pm

In partnership with Sholom Home East and the Alzheimer’s Association, JFS facilitates a dementia caregiver support group for people who are providin

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Grief Support Group

August 7, 2019 / 3:00pm - 4:30pm

In partnership with Sholom Home, JFS facilitates a grief support group. The group is designed to support people during the grief process in a nurturin

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Dementia Caregiver Support Group

Dementia Caregiver Support Group

August 12, 2019 / 3:00pm - 4:00pm

In partnership with Sholom Home East and the Alzheimer’s Association, JFS facilitates a dementia caregiver support group for people who are providin

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End of Life

Who Speaks for Me: A Conversation about End of Life—Expected and Unexpected

August 15, 2019 / 5:30pm - 7:30pm

Who Speaks for Me: A Conversation about End of Life—Expected and Unexpected will be on Thursday, August 15 from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. at the West Sevent

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Grief Support Group

August 21, 2019 / 3:00pm - 4:30pm

In partnership with Sholom Home West, JFS facilitates a grief support group. The group is designed to support people during the grief process in a nur

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1911 Society of Legacy Donors Tree Unveiling and Open House

August 22, 2019 / 5:00pm - 8:00pm

Join us as we unveil the new tree wall memorial display. Each leaf will represent one of the members of the 1911 Society of Legacy Donors.

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Dementia Caregiver Support Group

Dementia Caregiver Support Group

August 26, 2019 / 3:00pm - 4:00pm

In partnership with Sholom Home East and the Alzheimer’s Association, JFS facilitates a dementia caregiver support group for people who are providin

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Grief Support Group

September 4, 2019 / 3:00pm - 4:30pm

In partnership with Sholom Home, JFS facilitates a grief support group. The group is designed to support people during the grief process in a nurturin

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Mom, Dad...Can We Talk?

Mom, Dad…Can We Talk?

September 8, 2019 / 10:30am - 11:30am

Last November, JFS partnered with Sholom and the St. Paul JCC to offer the “Thinking of Change?” forum designed for people facing the changes that

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Dementia Caregiver Support Group

Dementia Caregiver Support Group

September 9, 2019 / 3:00pm - 4:00pm

In partnership with Sholom Home East and the Alzheimer’s Association, JFS facilitates a dementia caregiver support group for people who are providin

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Grief Support Group

September 18, 2019 / 3:00pm - 4:30pm

In partnership with Sholom Home West, JFS facilitates a grief support group. The group is designed to support people during the grief process in a nur

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Dementia Caregiver Support Group

Dementia Caregiver Support Group

September 23, 2019 / 3:00pm - 4:00pm

In partnership with Sholom Home East and the Alzheimer’s Association, JFS facilitates a dementia caregiver support group for people who are providin

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Grief Support Group

October 2, 2019 / 3:00pm - 4:30pm

In partnership with Sholom Home, JFS facilitates a grief support group. The group is designed to support people during the grief process in a nurturin

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Next Chapter Series

October 6, 2019 / 10:00am - 11:30am

Women who are navigating mid-life challenges are invited to join us for a session of our popular Next Chapter Series where we will introduce some tool

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Dementia Caregiver Support Group

Dementia Caregiver Support Group

October 14, 2019 / 3:00pm - 4:00pm

In partnership with Sholom Home East and the Alzheimer’s Association, JFS facilitates a dementia caregiver support group for people who are providin

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Grief Support Group

October 16, 2019 / 3:00pm - 4:30pm

In partnership with Sholom Home West, JFS facilitates a grief support group. The group is designed to support people during the grief process in a nur

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Dementia Caregiver Support Group

Dementia Caregiver Support Group

October 28, 2019 / 3:00pm - 4:00pm

In partnership with Sholom Home East and the Alzheimer’s Association, JFS facilitates a dementia caregiver support group for people who are providin

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Grief Support Group

November 6, 2019 / 3:00pm - 4:30pm

In partnership with Sholom Home, JFS facilitates a grief support group. The group is designed to support people during the grief process in a nurturin

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Dementia Caregiver Support Group

Dementia Caregiver Support Group

November 11, 2019 / 3:00pm - 4:00pm

In partnership with Sholom Home East and the Alzheimer’s Association, JFS facilitates a dementia caregiver support group for people who are providin

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Grief Support Group

November 20, 2019 / 3:00pm - 4:30pm

In partnership with Sholom Home West, JFS facilitates a grief support group. The group is designed to support people during the grief process in a nur

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Dementia Caregiver Support Group

Dementia Caregiver Support Group

November 25, 2019 / 3:00pm - 4:00pm

In partnership with Sholom Home East and the Alzheimer’s Association, JFS facilitates a dementia caregiver support group for people who are providin

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Grief Support Group

December 4, 2019 / 3:00pm - 4:30pm

In partnership with Sholom Home, JFS facilitates a grief support group. The group is designed to support people during the grief process in a nurturin

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Dementia Caregiver Support Group

Dementia Caregiver Support Group

December 9, 2019 / 3:00pm - 4:00pm

In partnership with Sholom Home East and the Alzheimer’s Association, JFS facilitates a dementia caregiver support group for people who are providin

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Grief Support Group

December 18, 2019 / 3:00pm - 4:30pm

In partnership with Sholom Home West, JFS facilitates a grief support group. The group is designed to support people during the grief process in a nur

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Dementia Caregiver Support Group

Dementia Caregiver Support Group

December 23, 2019 / 3:00pm - 4:00pm

In partnership with Sholom Home East and the Alzheimer’s Association, JFS facilitates a dementia caregiver support group for people who are providin

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Each year, we assist thousands of people who face the most ordinary and extraordinary circumstances in their lives. This short video highlights four examples of how we help people navigate life’s challenges.