JFS provides a variety of support groups for all ages by telephone or Zoom, facilitated by JFS clinical staff.

Spring 2021 JFS Support Groups

Group Topic: Weekly on: Dates: Time: Group Description:
Teen Talk Wednesdays June 2 – July 7 3:30pm – 4:15pm Support group for pre-teens and teens around self-esteem, dealing with stress and anxiety, peer relationships, communication issues, problem solving and pandemic restrictions.
Pandemic Support Thursdays May 13 –  June 17 Noon – 1:00pm Support for anyone who is struggling with the challenges, changes and transitions that have come with surviving a pandemic.
Parenting Support Thursdays May 13 –  June 17 8:30pm – 9:30pm Support for parents and caregivers with day-to-day parenting challenges, encouraging open communication and healthy family dynamics.
Caregiving Connections Tuesdays May 11, May 25, June 1, June 8 3:15pm – 4:15pm Support and information sharing for the often overwhelming job of being an informal family caregiver.
Pastime Partners: “Keep on Singing” Mondays May 24 – June 28 2:00pm – 3:00pm Smaller sized singing group with technical support and adaptations provided, as needed.
Pastime Partners: “Brain Games”   Mondays May 24 – June 28
(skip 5/31)
4:30pm – 5:30pm Smaller sized activity groups with technical support and adaptations provided, as needed.
Occupational Therapy for Life Enrichment Tuesdays May 25 – June 29 2:00pm – 3:00pm Discussion about, and participation in meaningful activities to uplift our moods, and provide healthy structure to the week.
Coming Up for Air Tuesdays May 25 – June 22 4:30pm – 5:30pm Support for older adults and will address staying connected and coping during this difficult time, maintaining safety in our homes, preserving healthy habits and self-care.
Grief & Loss Support Tuesdays June 8 – July 13 1:00pm – 2:00pm Support for those who are grieving the death of a family member or friend.

Please complete the following prior to the group’s start date:

  1. Application for JFS Clinical Services
  2. General Release Form
  3. Telemental Health Consent Form
  4. Clinical Services Payment Site – suggested donation of $10 per group, or $60 for all six weeks

For more information on our Support Groups, please call 518-516-1126 or Schedule a Free Consult