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For more than a century, Jewish Family Service of St. Paul has supported the community with spiritual comfort, an array of human services to help people age in place, support for caregivers, address mental health issues, avert crisis and steady their lives.

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Dr. Irit Felsen

Impact of Trauma from Generation to Generation

THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELLED. JFS will offer “Impact of Trauma from Generation to Generation,” a two-part free event on Thursday and Friday, April 30 and May 1. The event will begin on Thursday, April 30 from 7:00 to 8:30PM at the St. Paul Jewish Community Center (JCC) with a presentation by Irit Felsen, Ph.D. […]

Jewish Family Service of St. Paul

JFS Services Continue

During the spread of COVID-19, JFS is committed to keeping staff, visitors and community safe while we continue to provide human services to improve well-being and quality of life. We continue to closely follow the recommendations and implement best practices provided by the Centers for Disease Control and the Minnesota Department of Health to slow […]

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Support Groups

Grief Support Group

May 6, 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

Dementia Caregiver Support Group

May 11, 2020 / 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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Support Groups

Grief Support Group

May 20, 2020 / 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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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

Dementia Caregiver Support Group

June 8, 2020 / 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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Support Groups

Grief Support Group

June 17, 2020 / 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

June 22, 2020 / 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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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

Dementia Caregiver Support Group

July 13, 2020 / 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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Support Groups

Grief Support Group

July 15, 2020 / 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

July 27, 2020 / 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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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

Dementia Caregiver Support Group

August 10, 2020 / 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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Support Groups

Grief Support Group

August 19, 2020 / 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

August 24, 2020 / 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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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

Dementia Caregiver Support Group

September 14, 2020 / 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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Support Groups

Grief Support Group

September 16, 2020 / 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 28, 2020 / 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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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

Dementia Caregiver Support Group

October 12, 2020 / 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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Support Groups

Grief Support Group

October 21, 2020 / 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 26, 2020 / 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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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

Dementia Caregiver Support Group

November 9, 2020 / 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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Support Groups

Grief Support Group

November 18, 2020 / 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 23, 2020 / 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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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

Dementia Caregiver Support Group

December 14, 2020 / 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

READ MORE
Support Groups

Grief Support Group

December 16, 2020 / 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

READ MORE
Dementia Caregiver Support Group

Dementia Caregiver Support Group

December 28, 2020 / 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

READ MORE
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

Dementia Caregiver Support Group

January 11, 2021 / 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

READ MORE
Support Groups

Grief Support Group

January 20, 2021 / 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

READ MORE
Dementia Caregiver Support Group

Dementia Caregiver Support Group

January 25, 2021 / 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

READ MORE
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

Dementia Caregiver Support Group

February 8, 2021 / 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

READ MORE
Support Groups

Grief Support Group

February 17, 2021 / 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

READ MORE
Dementia Caregiver Support Group

Dementia Caregiver Support Group

February 22, 2021 / 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

READ MORE
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

Dementia Caregiver Support Group

March 8, 2021 / 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

READ MORE
Support Groups

Grief Support Group

March 17, 2021 / 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

READ MORE
Dementia Caregiver Support Group

Dementia Caregiver Support Group

March 22, 2021 / 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

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

Dementia Caregiver Support Group

April 12, 2021 / 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

READ MORE
Support Groups

Grief Support Group

April 21, 2021 / 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

READ MORE
Dementia Caregiver Support Group

Dementia Caregiver Support Group

April 26, 2021 / 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

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

Dementia Caregiver Support Group

May 10, 2021 / 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

READ MORE
Support Groups

Grief Support Group

May 19, 2021 / 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

READ MORE
Dementia Caregiver Support Group

Dementia Caregiver Support Group

May 24, 2021 / 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

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

Dementia Caregiver Support Group

June 14, 2021 / 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

READ MORE
Support Groups

Grief Support Group

June 16, 2021 / 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

READ MORE
Dementia Caregiver Support Group

Dementia Caregiver Support Group

June 28, 2021 / 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

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

Dementia Caregiver Support Group

July 12, 2021 / 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

READ MORE
Support Groups

Grief Support Group

July 21, 2021 / 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

READ MORE
Dementia Caregiver Support Group

Dementia Caregiver Support Group

July 26, 2021 / 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

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

Dementia Caregiver Support Group

August 9, 2021 / 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

READ MORE
Support Groups

Grief Support Group

August 18, 2021 / 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

READ MORE
Dementia Caregiver Support Group

Dementia Caregiver Support Group

August 23, 2021 / 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

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

Dementia Caregiver Support Group

September 13, 2021 / 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

READ MORE
Support Groups

Grief Support Group

September 15, 2021 / 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

READ MORE
Dementia Caregiver Support Group

Dementia Caregiver Support Group

September 27, 2021 / 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

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

Dementia Caregiver Support Group

October 11, 2021 / 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

READ MORE
Support Groups

Grief Support Group

October 20, 2021 / 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

READ MORE
Dementia Caregiver Support Group

Dementia Caregiver Support Group

October 25, 2021 / 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

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

Dementia Caregiver Support Group

November 8, 2021 / 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

READ MORE
Support Groups

Grief Support Group

November 17, 2021 / 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

READ MORE
Dementia Caregiver Support Group

Dementia Caregiver Support Group

November 22, 2021 / 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

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

Dementia Caregiver Support Group

December 13, 2021 / 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

READ MORE
Support Groups

Grief Support Group

December 15, 2021 / 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

READ MORE
Dementia Caregiver Support Group

Dementia Caregiver Support Group

December 27, 2021 / 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

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

Dementia Caregiver Support Group

January 10, 2022 / 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

READ MORE
Support Groups

Grief Support Group

January 19, 2022 / 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

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

Dementia Caregiver Support Group

February 14, 2022 / 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

READ MORE
Support Groups

Grief Support Group

February 16, 2022 / 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

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

Dementia Caregiver Support Group

March 14, 2022 / 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

READ MORE
Support Groups

Grief Support Group

March 16, 2022 / 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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