JFCS Community Calendar – Groups, Events, and Programs


  February 2014

 Free Family Law Consultations – Legal Panel

JFCS is offering this referral program on February 27 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.

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. 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.

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.

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). 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


Anxiety Management Support Group – Men and women ages 30 –70 who have difficulty with stress, anxiety, and excessive worry that affects daily life.  Sessions will include topics related to anxiety management  Structured as a discussion-oriented and skill development experience. March 20, for 12 weeks 5:30 pm—6:45 pm, at JFCS.  Insurance coverage co-pay or $40 per session fee.  Fee reduction subject to eligibility Call to Register with Intake Coordinator, Meri Seligman, (856) 424-1333, Ext. 1177 . ALL POTENTIAL MEMBERS WILL HAVE TO ATTEND A PRE SCREENING.

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

 Walk 4 Family & Friends with Cancer

Proceeds benefit The Family Assistance Program of Samost Jewish Family & Children’s Service, which provides direct financial assistance for those living with cancer. $30 per person ($15—ages 6 to 18) if received by March 29. Otherwise, cost is $35 day of event.  Sign-in begins at 8:30 AM.  For registration and sponsorship information, log onto: www.walk4family-friendswithcancer.org  Register by mail: Send check to: Walk 4, PO Box #44 Voorhees, New Jersey 08043  (Checks payable to “Walk 4 Family—Friends with Cancer”)


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.

 May 2014

JFCS Annual Meeting and Volunteer Recognition

On May 1, JFCS will hold its Annual Meeting and Volunteer Recognition, honoring the staff, board, volunteers and community organizations that support JFCS in our mission to bring help and hope to the community.

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.


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