Groups and Educational Offerings

We offer therapy/support groups and educational offerings (webinars and workshops) that support the mental health and wellness of community members.  Past offerings have included, for example, webinars on stress management, mindfulness groups for parents, and drop-in virtual support groups during the pandemic. Upcoming groups and offerings include:

Suicide Talk for Parents of Teens

September 30th from 7 pm-8:30 pm ZOOM Event.
Click HERE to register.
Suicide is a reality in our kids’ lives, whether it touches people they know, celebrities, relatives or what they read about in the media. What can we do to help our teens develop language to be able to clearly communicate their thoughts on this topic? If you are wondering how to start this conversation with your teen then this workshop is for you.

Online Therapy Group 

For Female Identifying Teens Experiencing Anxiety
Next 6-Week Session Starts Mid-October

Join both Madeleine Reynolds LMHC & Rachel Glazer, LMSW for this online group.
Please email Rachel Glazer at rglazer@jfsrochester.org or call (585) 454-9908 for more information or to reserve your spot.

You Can’t Pour From Empty Cups

For Mental Health Professionals & Social Workers
October 17th from 5-6:30pm ZOOM Event.
Click HERE to register.
The pandemic has created a mental health crisis that is manifest in how we, the frontline workers of the behavioral health world, are managing the heavy burden of caring. Join Jewish Family Services for an opportunity to refill your cup. This is not another “self-care” workshop about tasks you might add to your to-do list. Learn about how a perspective of self-compassion can help you maintain your equilibrium at this challenging time. This one is for you!

Virtual Bereavement Support Group

Meet every Monday from 1 pm – 2 pm.  Please email the Helpline at helpline@jfsrochester.org or call (585) 461-0114 to preregister.

Generous Supporters

The Max and Marian Farash Charitable Foundation 

MENTAL HEALTH

Counseling & Wellness

Whether you are struggling with depression that impacts your family and work life, are unhappy in a relationship or reeling from a personal loss, Jewish Family Services (JFS) Counseling can help you regain a sense of well-being and stability.

Groups and Educational Offerings

We offer therapy/support groups and educational offerings (webinars and workshops) that support the mental health and wellness of community members.

Sara Line

The Sara Line is a confidential hotline intended for Jewish women who have experienced some form of domestic abuse including emotional, physical, financial, sexual or verbal attacks. Women who call the SARA line are provided with information, support and resources to help them address their concerns about safety and their family’s future.

School Counselor

The Jewish Family Services (JFS) School Counselor provides services to meet the social, emotional, developmental, and mental health needs of children and youth at Jewish day schools, religious schools, and child care centers.

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