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:

Online Therapy Group 

Nondenominational Therapy Group For Teen Girls with anxiety

Do you know a teen suffering from anxiety?  Please send your name and phone number to Rachel Glazer at rglazer@jfsrochester.org to discuss if this therapy group is right for you or your child.

Topics covered:

  • Your anxiety toolkit – tips and techniques
  • Negative thinking patterns and how they affect us
  • Perfectionism and its relationship to anxiety
  • Phobias & Panic Attacks and what to do about them

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 members of the Jewish community who have experienced some form of domestic abuse including emotional, physical, financial, sexual, or verbal attacks.

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.