JFCS Announces Mensch Award

JFCS Announces Mensch Award

JFCS announces the Rose & Louis H. Linowitz Mensch Award. This is a merit-based award for deserving Jewish eighth grade and high school senior students living in Greater Mercer County. Applications due by April 30th 2019.

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New Groups at JFCS

New Groups at JFCS

Jewish Family & Children’s Service is excited to announce the beginning of two new groups, Mindfulness for Children and What’s on Your Mind, happening at our satellite location in Hightstown, NJ. For more information, or to register for Mindfulness for Children, please contact Shirley Bellardo at 609-987-8100 Ext. 117

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Youth Mental Health First Aid

Youth Mental Health First Aid

Please join us for a new community wide program to identify, understand and respond to signs of mental illnesses and substance use disorders. You will develop skills to support adolescents and help connect them to the appropriate care. Registration must be completed. Click to learn more.

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Dementia Caregiver Connection Group –Pilot Program of JFCS at Artis Senior Living

Dementia Caregiver Connection Group –Pilot Program of JFCS at Artis Senior Living

For most couples, going out for a meal or an activity is a normal part of life. But when one of the members of the couple is memory-impaired, even the simplest activity is filled with anxiety and difficulty. JFCS has created a unique program to help caregivers and their spouses with memory impairments to enjoy time out together, combining a caregiver support group with an engaging activity for the care recipient. Join us as a new group begins Thursday September 6th at 10:30am.

The Reality Is..

The Reality Is..

This week, the world was shocked by news of two high profile suicides; yet the reality is there were many more lives that have been lost to suicide. The reality is, in NJ, one person dies by suicide every 11 hours. The reality is, the conversation cannot stop today.

New Dementia Caregiver Connection Group

New Dementia Caregiver Connection Group

Jewish Family & Children’s Service of Greater Mercer County (JFCS) has announced a new Dementia Caregiver Connection Group which will include a support group for the caregiver, a separate activity for the family member with dementia, followed by a lunch for all participants. Space is limited so contact Beverly Rubman today at beverlyr@jfcsonline.org or 609-987-8100 ext. 139

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Nosh & Knowledge: Beyond The Four Children

Nosh & Knowledge: Beyond The Four Children

Join Ann Berman-Waldorf on April 18th about who sits at our Passover table and who is not there. A kosher lunch will be provided and you may also bring your own kosher-style lunch. RSVP to Beth E by 4/12 at 609-987-8100 ext. 126.

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