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Community Support Program

New Community Support Program Offers Free Counseling

During this unprecedented time of uncertainly, many people are understandably expressing increased feelings of anxiety, depression and isolation. In response to the need for additional mental health services, we developed our new Community Support Program that includes three 20-minute phone conversations with one of our mental health professionals at no cost. Recognizing that many of us […]

#StayHomeMN Celebration of Service Fundraiser

#StayHomeMN Celebration of Service Fundraiser

This year, we will honor the work of JFS by not gathering for our Celebration of Service. Instead, we are expanding our service to the community to meet the need for increased counseling and support services, requests for Kosher Meals on Wheels, emergency financial assistance and connection with our community chaplain. We invite you to […]

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Support Groups

Grief Support Group

June 3, 2020 / 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

Caregiver Support Group VIA ZOOM

June 8, 2020 / 3:00pm - 4:00pm

In partnership with Sholom Home East , JFS facilitates a caregiver support group for people who are providing care to a loved one.

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The Doctor is in: An Evening With a Pediatric Infectious Disease Expert

June 10, 2020 / 8:00pm - 9:00pm

JFS will offer “The Doctor is in: An Evening With a Pediatric Infectious Disease Expert” to provide support for expectant parents during the COVID

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Support for Expecting & New Parents

June 17, 2020 / 8:00pm - 9:00pm

Topics will include navigating changes in prenatal/postnatal care and birth plans, safely navigating health care systems and more. Discussion will foc

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Dementia Caregiver Support Group

Caregiver Support Group VIA ZOOM

June 22, 2020 / 3:00pm - 4:00pm

In partnership with Sholom Home East , JFS facilitates a caregiver support group for people who are providing care to a loved one.

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Support Groups

Grief Support Group

July 1, 2020 / 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

Caregiver Support Group VIA ZOOM

July 13, 2020 / 3:00pm - 4:00pm

In partnership with Sholom Home East , JFS facilitates a caregiver support group for people who are providing care to a loved one.

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Dementia Caregiver Support Group

Caregiver Support Group VIA ZOOM

July 27, 2020 / 3:00pm - 4:00pm

In partnership with Sholom Home East , JFS facilitates a caregiver support group for people who are providing care to a loved one.

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Support Groups

Grief Support Group

August 5, 2020 / 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

Caregiver Support Group VIA ZOOM

August 10, 2020 / 3:00pm - 4:00pm

In partnership with Sholom Home East , JFS facilitates a caregiver support group for people who are providing care to a loved one.

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Dementia Caregiver Support Group

Caregiver Support Group VIA ZOOM

August 24, 2020 / 3:00pm - 4:00pm

In partnership with Sholom Home East , JFS facilitates a caregiver support group for people who are providing care to a loved one.

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Support Groups

Grief Support Group

September 2, 2020 / 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

Caregiver Support Group VIA ZOOM

September 14, 2020 / 3:00pm - 4:00pm

In partnership with Sholom Home East , JFS facilitates a caregiver support group for people who are providing care to a loved one.

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Dementia Caregiver Support Group

Caregiver Support Group VIA ZOOM

September 28, 2020 / 3:00pm - 4:00pm

In partnership with Sholom Home East , JFS facilitates a caregiver support group for people who are providing care to a loved one.

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Support Groups

Grief Support Group

October 7, 2020 / 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

READ MORE
Dementia Caregiver Support Group

Caregiver Support Group VIA ZOOM

October 12, 2020 / 3:00pm - 4:00pm

In partnership with Sholom Home East , JFS facilitates a caregiver support group for people who are providing care to a loved one.

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Dementia Caregiver Support Group

Caregiver Support Group VIA ZOOM

October 26, 2020 / 3:00pm - 4:00pm

In partnership with Sholom Home East , JFS facilitates a caregiver support group for people who are providing care to a loved one.

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Support Groups

Grief Support Group

November 4, 2020 / 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

READ MORE
Dementia Caregiver Support Group

Caregiver Support Group VIA ZOOM

November 9, 2020 / 3:00pm - 4:00pm

In partnership with Sholom Home East , JFS facilitates a caregiver support group for people who are providing care to a loved one.

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Dementia Caregiver Support Group

Caregiver Support Group VIA ZOOM

November 23, 2020 / 3:00pm - 4:00pm

In partnership with Sholom Home East , JFS facilitates a caregiver support group for people who are providing care to a loved one.

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Support Groups

Grief Support Group

December 2, 2020 / 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

READ MORE
Dementia Caregiver Support Group

Caregiver Support Group VIA ZOOM

December 14, 2020 / 3:00pm - 4:00pm

In partnership with Sholom Home East , JFS facilitates a caregiver support group for people who are providing care to a loved one.

READ MORE
Dementia Caregiver Support Group

Caregiver Support Group VIA ZOOM

December 28, 2020 / 3:00pm - 4:00pm

In partnership with Sholom Home East , JFS facilitates a caregiver support group for people who are providing care to a loved one.

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Support Groups

Grief Support Group

January 6, 2021 / 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

READ MORE
Dementia Caregiver Support Group

Caregiver Support Group VIA ZOOM

January 11, 2021 / 3:00pm - 4:00pm

In partnership with Sholom Home East , JFS facilitates a caregiver support group for people who are providing care to a loved one.

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Dementia Caregiver Support Group

Caregiver Support Group VIA ZOOM

January 25, 2021 / 3:00pm - 4:00pm

In partnership with Sholom Home East , JFS facilitates a caregiver support group for people who are providing care to a loved one.

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Support Groups

Grief Support Group

February 3, 2021 / 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

READ MORE
Dementia Caregiver Support Group

Caregiver Support Group VIA ZOOM

February 8, 2021 / 3:00pm - 4:00pm

In partnership with Sholom Home East , JFS facilitates a caregiver support group for people who are providing care to a loved one.

READ MORE
Dementia Caregiver Support Group

Caregiver Support Group VIA ZOOM

February 22, 2021 / 3:00pm - 4:00pm

In partnership with Sholom Home East , JFS facilitates a caregiver support group for people who are providing care to a loved one.

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Support Groups

Grief Support Group

March 3, 2021 / 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

READ MORE
Dementia Caregiver Support Group

Caregiver Support Group VIA ZOOM

March 8, 2021 / 3:00pm - 4:00pm

In partnership with Sholom Home East , JFS facilitates a caregiver support group for people who are providing care to a loved one.

READ MORE
Dementia Caregiver Support Group

Caregiver Support Group VIA ZOOM

March 22, 2021 / 3:00pm - 4:00pm

In partnership with Sholom Home East , JFS facilitates a caregiver support group for people who are providing care to a loved one.

READ MORE
Support Groups

Grief Support Group

April 7, 2021 / 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

READ MORE
Dementia Caregiver Support Group

Caregiver Support Group VIA ZOOM

April 12, 2021 / 3:00pm - 4:00pm

In partnership with Sholom Home East , JFS facilitates a caregiver support group for people who are providing care to a loved one.

READ MORE
Dementia Caregiver Support Group

Caregiver Support Group VIA ZOOM

April 26, 2021 / 3:00pm - 4:00pm

In partnership with Sholom Home East , JFS facilitates a caregiver support group for people who are providing care to a loved one.

READ MORE
Support Groups

Grief Support Group

May 5, 2021 / 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

READ MORE
Dementia Caregiver Support Group

Caregiver Support Group VIA ZOOM

May 10, 2021 / 3:00pm - 4:00pm

In partnership with Sholom Home East , JFS facilitates a caregiver support group for people who are providing care to a loved one.

READ MORE
Dementia Caregiver Support Group

Caregiver Support Group VIA ZOOM

May 24, 2021 / 3:00pm - 4:00pm

In partnership with Sholom Home East , JFS facilitates a caregiver support group for people who are providing care to a loved one.

READ MORE
Support Groups

Grief Support Group

June 2, 2021 / 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

READ MORE
Dementia Caregiver Support Group

Caregiver Support Group VIA ZOOM

June 14, 2021 / 3:00pm - 4:00pm

In partnership with Sholom Home East , JFS facilitates a caregiver support group for people who are providing care to a loved one.

READ MORE
Dementia Caregiver Support Group

Caregiver Support Group VIA ZOOM

June 28, 2021 / 3:00pm - 4:00pm

In partnership with Sholom Home East , JFS facilitates a caregiver support group for people who are providing care to a loved one.

READ MORE
Support Groups

Grief Support Group

July 7, 2021 / 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

READ MORE
Dementia Caregiver Support Group

Caregiver Support Group VIA ZOOM

July 12, 2021 / 3:00pm - 4:00pm

In partnership with Sholom Home East , JFS facilitates a caregiver support group for people who are providing care to a loved one.

READ MORE
Dementia Caregiver Support Group

Caregiver Support Group VIA ZOOM

July 26, 2021 / 3:00pm - 4:00pm

In partnership with Sholom Home East , JFS facilitates a caregiver support group for people who are providing care to a loved one.

READ MORE
Support Groups

Grief Support Group

August 4, 2021 / 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

READ MORE
Dementia Caregiver Support Group

Caregiver Support Group VIA ZOOM

August 9, 2021 / 3:00pm - 4:00pm

In partnership with Sholom Home East , JFS facilitates a caregiver support group for people who are providing care to a loved one.

READ MORE
Dementia Caregiver Support Group

Caregiver Support Group VIA ZOOM

August 23, 2021 / 3:00pm - 4:00pm

In partnership with Sholom Home East , JFS facilitates a caregiver support group for people who are providing care to a loved one.

READ MORE
Support Groups

Grief Support Group

September 1, 2021 / 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

READ MORE
Dementia Caregiver Support Group

Caregiver Support Group VIA ZOOM

September 13, 2021 / 3:00pm - 4:00pm

In partnership with Sholom Home East , JFS facilitates a caregiver support group for people who are providing care to a loved one.

READ MORE
Dementia Caregiver Support Group

Caregiver Support Group

September 27, 2021 / 3:00pm - 4:00pm

In partnership with Sholom Home East , JFS facilitates a caregiver support group for people who are providing care to a loved one.

READ MORE
Support Groups

Grief Support Group

October 6, 2021 / 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

READ MORE
Dementia Caregiver Support Group

Caregiver Support Group

October 11, 2021 / 3:00pm - 4:00pm

In partnership with Sholom Home East , JFS facilitates a caregiver support group for people who are providing care to a loved one.

READ MORE
Dementia Caregiver Support Group

Caregiver Support Group

October 25, 2021 / 3:00pm - 4:00pm

In partnership with Sholom Home East , JFS facilitates a caregiver support group for people who are providing care to a loved one.

READ MORE
Support Groups

Grief Support Group

November 3, 2021 / 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

READ MORE
Dementia Caregiver Support Group

Caregiver Support Group

November 8, 2021 / 3:00pm - 4:00pm

In partnership with Sholom Home East , JFS facilitates a caregiver support group for people who are providing care to a loved one.

READ MORE
Dementia Caregiver Support Group

Caregiver Support Group

November 22, 2021 / 3:00pm - 4:00pm

In partnership with Sholom Home East , JFS facilitates a caregiver support group for people who are providing care to a loved one.

READ MORE
Support Groups

Grief Support Group

December 1, 2021 / 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

READ MORE
Dementia Caregiver Support Group

Caregiver Support Group

December 13, 2021 / 3:00pm - 4:00pm

In partnership with Sholom Home East , JFS facilitates a caregiver support group for people who are providing care to a loved one.

READ MORE
Dementia Caregiver Support Group

Caregiver Support Group

December 27, 2021 / 3:00pm - 4:00pm

In partnership with Sholom Home East , JFS facilitates a caregiver support group for people who are providing care to a loved one.

READ MORE
Support Groups

Grief Support Group

January 5, 2022 / 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

READ MORE
Dementia Caregiver Support Group

Caregiver Support Group

January 10, 2022 / 3:00pm - 4:00pm

In partnership with Sholom Home East , JFS facilitates a caregiver support group for people who are providing care to a loved one.

READ MORE
Dementia Caregiver Support Group

Caregiver Support Group

January 24, 2022 / 3:00pm - 4:00pm

In partnership with Sholom Home East , JFS facilitates a caregiver support group for people who are providing care to a loved one.

READ MORE
Support Groups

Grief Support Group

February 2, 2022 / 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

READ MORE
Dementia Caregiver Support Group

Caregiver Support Group

February 14, 2022 / 3:00pm - 4:00pm

In partnership with Sholom Home East , JFS facilitates a caregiver support group for people who are providing care to a loved one.

READ MORE
Dementia Caregiver Support Group

Caregiver Support Group

February 28, 2022 / 3:00pm - 4:00pm

In partnership with Sholom Home East , JFS facilitates a caregiver support group for people who are providing care to a loved one.

READ MORE
Support Groups

Grief Support Group

March 2, 2022 / 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

READ MORE
Dementia Caregiver Support Group

Caregiver Support Group

March 14, 2022 / 3:00pm - 4:00pm

In partnership with Sholom Home East , JFS facilitates a caregiver support group for people who are providing care to a loved one.

READ MORE
Dementia Caregiver Support Group

Caregiver Support Group

March 28, 2022 / 3:00pm - 4:00pm

In partnership with Sholom Home East , JFS facilitates a caregiver support group for people who are providing care to a loved one.

READ MORE
Support Groups

Grief Support Group

April 6, 2022 / 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

READ MORE
Dementia Caregiver Support Group

Caregiver Support Group

April 11, 2022 / 3:00pm - 4:00pm

In partnership with Sholom Home East , JFS facilitates a caregiver support group for people who are providing care to a loved one.

READ MORE
Dementia Caregiver Support Group

Caregiver Support Group

April 25, 2022 / 3:00pm - 4:00pm

In partnership with Sholom Home East , JFS facilitates a caregiver support group for people who are providing care to a loved one.

READ MORE
Support Groups

Grief Support Group

May 4, 2022 / 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

READ MORE
Dementia Caregiver Support Group

Caregiver Support Group

May 9, 2022 / 3:00pm - 4:00pm

In partnership with Sholom Home East , JFS facilitates a caregiver support group for people who are providing care to a loved one.

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