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 […]
Thank you JFCS MPLS for allowing us to share this article offering seven tips on staying mentally strong and calm in the time of COVID-19 written by Leah Persky, Ph.D. and CFLE, Family Life Education Manager at JFCS.
Allyssa Hickman has joined JFS as a case manager on the disability services team. Allyssa will provide comprehensive case management services for adults with disabilities including complex medical and mental health diagnoses and development disabilities. Allyssa brings years of waiver case management experience with Thomas Allen, Inc.
Celebrated each March, National Professional Social Work Month is an opportunity for social workers across the country to turn the spotlight on the profession and highlight the important contributions they make to society. They confront some of the most challenging issues facing individuals, families, communities and society. “I am sick of being ill.” “I don’t like this […]
Dementia Caregivers Group meets second and fourth Monday of each month. Monday, March 9 and 23, 3:00-4:00 p.m., Community Room, Sholom East, 740 Kay St., St. Paul. Grief East Metro Group meets on the first Wednesday of each month, March 4 at Sholom East Shaller Campus, 740 Kay, St. Paul. West Metro Group meets on the […]
JFS invites women who are navigating or embarking on a mid-life journey to another session of the popular Next Chapter Series on Sunday, April 19 from 10:00 to 11:30AM in the JFS Board Room. Participation is free. As you age, your children also age and change, and the relationship is constantly evolving. Most of us thought when our kids […]
In the Making an Impact series, clients and services are featured to expand awareness of the wide array of help available at JFS and to ensure donors understand the lives they touch and the difference they make throughout the community. Client names have been changed to protect their confidentiality. While “Charles” had several significant medical diagnoses, dementia […]
JFS is recruiting volunteers to help with the annual community outreach effort Passover for All. In partnership with the JCC, kosher-for-Passover food and supplies are provided to families to help them celebrate the holiday. Volunteer to assemble supplies on Tuesday, March 24 beginning at 7:00PM at JFS. Keshet Berlinsky Edry, the Shlicha (Israeli emissary) from St. […]
JFS will co-sponsor “Advocating Your Values,” an advocacy training event sponsored and hosted by Jewish Family and Children’s Service of Minneapolis. The event will take place 1:00 to 2:30 p.m. Sunday, February 23, in the Community Room at JFCS (5905 Golden Valley Road, Golden Valley). Registration begins at 12:30 p.m.
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. […]