JFCS Upcoming Events… February – June 2014

February 2014


Join us for our monthly group, providing support and offering discussions on issues facing adult siblings. Six sessions for $120. 7:30 PM at the Katz Jewish Community Center (back of social hall). February 6, February 20, March 6, March 20. For more information or to register, please call Sheila Corrado: 856-424-1333, Ext. 1161.

Caregiver Support Groups

Caregiver Support Group for those caring for a senior or individual who is homebound. $36 registration fee. 10:30 – 12:00 PM at the JFCS mail location. February 6, March 6, April 3, May 1, June 12, July 3, August 7, September 4, October 2, November 6, December 4. For more information call 856-424-1333 or email rrosenau@jfedsng.org.

Alzheimer’s Caregiver Support Group

A special support group for those who are caring for an individual who has Alzheimer’s disease. Groups take place at 2:00 PM in Arden Court (2700 Chapel Ave West, Cherry Hill). February 18, March 18, April 8, May 20, June 16, July 15, August 19, September 16, October 21, November 18, December 16. No cost to attend. Respite provided. 2-3 PM. For information, call 856-424-1333 or email rrosenau@jfedsnj.org

High Conflict Relationships-Legal Panel

This event will be based on high conflict relationships and the law covering custody, child support, parenting time & non-dissolution, alimony, and procedural aspects of divorce. February 25. 7 PM at the Katz Jewish Community Campus on Springdale Rd. To register call Meri Seligman at 856-424-1333 or email mseligman@jfedsnj.com. Space is limited. Children are not able to attend.

Family Law-Legal Panel

JFCS is offering this referral program on February 17 as a convenience to our community. This program includes free consultations with non-staff attorneys representing a variety of legal specialties, as well as referrals to other attorneys. 6:30 – 8:30 PM in Suite 150 at 1301 Springdale Rd, Cherry Hill, NJ. Appointments are required. To register call Meri Seligman at 856-424-1333 or email mseligman@jfedsnj.com.

March 2014

Women in Work Job Strategy Seminar

JFCS Career Counseling Department will be offering, “Let’s Find A Job-Strategies That Work” on March 5. This will be held in honor of Jewish Women’s Month at the Katz JCC. Professionals will teach strategies that can help you find the job of your dreams. 10 – 12 PM in the JCC Room 206. For questions, contact Suzanne Post at spost@jfedsnj.org or call x1226.

Stepping Out with JFCS Fundraiser 2014

Grab your favorite concert t-shirt and get ready to move and groove with us on March 8 at 7 PM at Congregation Beth El, with musical entertainment from the Don’t Call Me Francis Band! Last year over 500 people enjoyed the festivities – don’t be left out this year! Auctions, amazing food and much more await you – so get your tickets online today, here: http://www.jfcssnj.org/Calendar/SO14. For more information call 856-424-1333.

Recovery Havurah-Addiction Support Groups

Please join us for an informal Jewish values-themed fellowship, offering support and education to individuals in recovery from addicion, and their family members. March 14, April 4, April 25, May 16, June 1, July 11. 7 PM. Pre-registration is required. No charge to attend. Confidentiality and anonymity is strictly observed. For more information and location information, please contact Meri Seligman, 856-424-1333 or email at mseligman@jfedsnj.org.

Purim Holiday Food Project

Volunteers will be needed on March 30 at Congregation M’Kor Sholom (850 Evesham Road, Cherry Hill, 08003) to help sort, bag, and deliver donated food items that will then be delivered to the JFCS Betsy and Peter Fischer Food Pantries. Register to volunteer to sort, box, or deliver food, by emailing Andi Loew at aloew@jfedsny.org or call 856-424-1333 ext. 1180.

April 2014


Are your kids missing the game gaga from their days at camp? Well then, it’s time to get down with gaga! This fast-paced game that is played much like dodge ball is the theme for our day of family fun! On April 27, bring your family and watch players from all over Southern New Jersey enjoy friendly competition for a great cause. 1:00 – 4:00 PM at the Katz JCC gymnasium on Springdale Rd. For more information, call Beth Wynne at 856-424-1333 or email bwynne@jfedsnj.org. 

June 2014


On June 22 JFCS will be celebrating 10 Years of the Special Needs SAIL and Supported Employment Programs. For more information contact 856-424-1333 or email Barbara Abrams at babrams@jfedsnj.org.

By: Lauren Shover, JFCS Communications Intern


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