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Play Therapy

Our registered play therapist provides an intervention for children as young as three that is proven to disrupt negative patterns and build positive coping strategies.

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Parenting Support

The Counseling Center at JFS offers support for parents with children of all ages including counseling and peer support programs.

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Literacy Program

Through the Literacy Program at JFS, volunteers are paired with students in the Rochester City School District to help instill a love of reading at 12 schools in the RCSD.

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Nurture Program

The Nurture Program at JFS brings the community together by matching volunteers with parents during the first year of their baby’s life. Volunteers are trained and supervised to support parents who are adjusting to parenthood, feeling isolated, or overwhelmed.

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