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May 2021

JFCS – Relatives of LGBTQ Individuals Support Group

May 19 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
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An event every 2 weeks that begins at 6:30 pm on Wednesday, repeating until December 22, 2021


This support group is for anyone who is a relative of an LGBTQ individual — grandparent, child, cousin, parent — and is looking for a space to process. This group is a safe place to ask questions, express emotions and learn from other folks in similar places. RSVP: www.jfcsphilly.org/supportgroups Zoom link provided upon registration For more information, contact Galia Godel at [email protected] or call 267-273-6006. Beginning March 10, 2021 (2nd and 4th Wednesdays)

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JFCS – Financial Strategies for Families Caring for a Loved One with a Disability

May 19 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

If you care for a person with a disability or other special needs, it’s important that you look beyond their medical care and the help you provide on a day-to-day basis. Join JFCS as we discuss some of the many options that may be available to you as you create your financial strategy! RSVP: www.jfcsphilly.org/financialstrategies or contact Rivka Goldman at [email protected] or 267-256-2250 Zoom link provided after registration.

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JFCS – From Strength to Strength: Building Resilience in Youth

May 26 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
$3 – $39

The Fran and Elliot Kane Memorial Lecture Childhood trauma can have long-lasting adverse effects on one's brain, body and behavior. Join JFCS for a virtual workshop to learn how you can address these effects through strength-based trauma - sensitive care when working with children and teens. Learn practical strategies towards developing youth to have a positive sense of self through sage and sustained relationships. Register: www.jfcsphilly.org/kanelecture Zoom link provided after registration. For more information, contact Sarah Waxman, MSS, LCSW, at…

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June 2021

JFCS – Discovering the Art Within

June 17 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm

Enjoy JFCS’ at-home virtual art classes for an opportunity to explore different techniques and artistic art styles. The group will focus on painting from nature and your imagination. A variety of art materials including collage making, painting with acrylics and watercolors will be reviewed. All levels are welcome! Dates: Thursdays, June 17, 24 July 1, 8, 15, 22, 29 August 5, 12, 19 RSVP: https://www.jfcsphilly.org/events/discovering-the-art-within-w01/ Zoom link provided after registration. This class has a capacity of 20 individuals. This will…

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