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Adoption Workshop: Transracial Adoption

A white mom shares her experience raising her teenage black sons.

Adult Services Workshop

This DLS workshop aims to benefit families just entering the adult disability world, as well as being a great refresher for those already at that stage of life.

An Evening of Dedication: Betty Ann Greenbaum Miller Center for Jewish Healing

JF&CS cordially invites you to an Evening of Dedication as we celebrate the 18th anniversary of Jewish Healing Connections and dedication of the Betty Ann Greenbaum Miller Center for Jewish Healing.

Art of Resilience 2018

A community celebration of the JF&CS Okonow Parkinson's Family Support program in recognition of the power of finding strength in community.

Boston Jewish Film Festival: To Take a Wife

JF&CS Journey to Safety is proud to be a Community Partner for Boston Jewish Film Festival film To Take a Wife.

Celebrate the Season: Music, Mingle & Mirth

Mark your calendar for a fun-filled afternoon of singing, dancing and mingling.

Celebrating the Art of Resilience

Join us as we celebrate the 10th Anniversary of the Charlotte & Richard Okonow Parkinson’s Family Support program and the participants of Parkinson’s Dance and Tremble Clefs.

CERS Women's Breakfast

The 2018 CERS Women's Breakfast.

CHAI Champions

Save the date for CHAI Champions, a biennial event supporting JF&CS Services for People with Disabilities.

Drumming for Parkinson’s Disease

Drumming is a great way for those with Parkinson's Disease to reduce stress and anxiety while enjoying a vigorous upper body workout.

Early Signs and Symptoms of Autism Spectrum Disorder

In this Master Class, Dr. Carter will discuss research that helps us understand early symptom presentation and the varied course of onset of autism spectrum disorders.

Educational Workshop for Divorcing Parents

This five-hour educational program for parents is required by the state of Massachusetts for all divorcing parents with minor children.

Entre Nosotras/Among Us

A Spanish speaking support group for parents with young children. Un grupo de apoyo gratuito para mamás con niños pequeños.

Evening of Connection and Exploration for Preemie Parents

Join us for an evening of connection and exploration.

Families Impacted by Addiction: Theory, Context, and Treatment

This course will offer a review of the latest research on the links between attachment theory, neurobiology, and addiction; opportunities to learn about the various ways of supporting families; and a forum in which conversations about complex policies, practice choices, and ethical dilemmas can be rich opportunities for growth.

Family Mitzvah Moments

Engage in tikkun olam - repairing the world through acts of charity and kindness - with your children and teach them the importance of caring for older adults in our community.

Individualized Education Plan (IEP) Clinic: Help with Your Child's IEP

Meet with an Educational Advocate from JF&CS Disability Lifespan Solutions to review your child's IEP.

JF&CS Benefit

Due to the COVID-19 situation, the JF&CS Benefit honoring Jamie Grossman is being rescheduled for the fall of 2020.

JF&CS Benefit Honoring Barry Shrage

2018 JF&CS Annual Benefit honoring Barry Shrage.

JF&CS Sibshops Conference

Open to interested participants across New England including adult siblings, parents, grandparents, and family members of children/teens as well as professionals, organizational staff who wish to facilitate a Sibshop in their local community, and social workers who work with families that have siblings as part of the family.

JF&CS Virtual Women's Breakfast

This year’s Women's Breakfast will honor First Lady of Massachusetts Lauren Baker, who is on the front line responding to the COVID-19 crisis. The breakfast will be held virtually on May 28 at 9:30 a.m.

Journey to Safety Fundraiser: Our Stories of Resilience

On Thursday, October 27, 2016 we will celebrate the work of Journey to Safety (JTS), the Jewish Family & Children’s Service (JF&CS) response to domestic abuse. Join us for an evening of true life storytelling about resilience inspired by the Moth Radio Hour.

Journey to Safety TeenSafe Peer Leaders

TeenSafe prevents teen dating abuse in the Jewish community.

Military Family Roller Skating Party

Bring your family and meet other military/veteran families during a fun night of roller skating!

Mindfulness and Meditation for Expectant Parents

Becoming a parent can feel overwhelming. In this program, you will learn and practice essential skills of mindfulness and meditation used for centuries and supported by modern science. These tools will nurture a kindhearted presence for you and your expanding new family.

MIRaCLE Moms: Parent-Child Group for Mothers in Recovery

A free,10-week support group for mothers of young children, who are in recovery from substance use disorder, to meet other parents in recovery, learn about their child’s growth and development, and find a community of support.

Mothering After Mother Loss

This five-week support group is an opportunity for mothers of young children to explore how the loss and absence of a mother influences one’s own parenting experience as well as to receive and give support to others in the group.

Mothering Without a Model Support Group

Did you grow up with a mother who was unable to provide a positive model of parenting?

Move with Parkinson's!

Join us for therapeutic movement and dance classes for people with Parkinson's disease.

North Shore Parkinson's Care Partner Group

Are you caring for someone with Parkinson's disease? A new Care Partner Support program is now forming on the North Shore.

Online Workshop: Medical Risk in Domestic Infant Adoption

Join Dr. Lisa Prock for an online workshop that provides information to prospective adoptive parents about medical information/biological history they may receive regarding their child.

Online Workshop: Transracial Adoption and Racial Injustice

Please join Adoption Resources and adoption educator Angela Tucker for an insightful online workshop about transracial adoption.

Parent Café

Connect with other parents and hear from experts in different areas of parenting.

ReelAbilities Disabilities Film Festival: My Hero Brother

JF&CS is proud to partner with the ReelAbilities Disabilities Film Festival for My Hero Brother.

Resolving Trauma by Enhancing Reflective Functioning: An Attachment Perspective

The concept of reflective functioning, the capacity to meaningfully reflect on states of mind in self and other, will be the focus of this Master Class.

Shoulder to Shoulder Open House

You are invited to attend the Shoulder to Shoulder Veterans Day Open House at Jewish Family & Children's Service (JF&CS).

Single Parents Support Group

A weekly support group for single parents with babies under the age of one.

Sleep Conversation: How Routines Affect Sleep

Sleep is one of most talked about concerns of parents. Routines are another. But are they linked?

TeenSafe Open House for Youth Advisors, Youth Educators, and Others Who Work with Teens

Join us for a virtual coffee break to learn about TeenSafe, JF&CS Journey to Safety's response to dating abuse in our community.

The Journey Through Prematurity: From the NICU to Early Childhood

Join JF&CS and the Massachusetts March of Dimes for a FREE conference for families affected by premature birth.

The Vilna Shul's Downtown Young Families Welcome Back Havdalah

Join the Vilna Shul and JF&CS for a relaxed and delicious kosher buffet dinner while meeting other families.

Toward a Dementia-Inclusive Community

This symposium explored community-wide adaptations that can improve livability and quality of life for the growing number of individuals and families affected by dementia.

Welcome Baby!

Let us welcome your family to the Jewish Community with a home visit, gift package, and resource guides to programs and events in your area.
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