Jewish Healing Network of Chicago *

For those who are ill, grieving, or serving as caregivers, the Jewish Healing Network  offers the comfort of human connection, the spiritual support of Jewish tradition and a sense of community to alleviate loneliness and isolation. JHN offers support groups, professional education, community programs, Bikur Cholim (Visiting the Sick) trainings, pastoral counseling, information and referrals. JHN is administered by Jewish Child & Family Services in collaboration with CJE SeniorLife, the Chicago Board of Rabbis, and the Jewish United Fund of Metropolitan Chicago.

* Listings with an asterisk are part of the JUF/JF partnership of agencies serving the Chicago and worldwide Jewish community.

Jewish Healing Network of Chicago *

Jewish Child & Family Services
Phone: 855-275-5237 (855-ASK-JCFS)
Email: ask@jcfs.org
Web: http://www.jcfs.org

For those who are ill, grieving, or serving as caregivers, the Jewish Healing Network offers the comfort of human connection, the spiritual support of Jewish tradition and a sense of community to alleviate loneliness and isolation. JHN offers support groups, professional education, community programs, Bikur Cholim (Visiting the Sick) trainings, Tikvah (Jewish Chaplaincy Community Initiative), information and referrals. JHN is administered by Jewish Child & Family Services in collaboration with CJE SeniorLife, the Chicago Board of Rabbis and the Jewish United Fund of Metropolitan Chicago.

Jewish Center for Addiction: Prevention, Help and Hope *

Jewish Child & Family Services
Phone: 855-275-5237 (855-ASK-JCFS)
Email: ask@jcfs.org
Web: http://www.jcfs.org

Supports individuals and families who struggle with addiction. Strives to open multiple avenues of access within and outside the Jewish community. Services include community education, professional training, youth drug prevention programming, and information and referral to treatment.

Jewish Community Programs *

Jewish Child & Family Services
Phone: 855-275-5237 (855-ASK-JCFS)
Email: ask@jcfs.org
Web: http://www.jcfs.org

Offers a wide range of education, support and advocacy programs that address issues – illness, grief, abuse, addiction, and adoption – impacting Jewish homes, families and the community across the lifespan. Programming includes professional training, community awareness, support groups, pastoral counseling, professional consultations, information and referrals, cultural sensitivity trainings, and education and policy development support for institutions such as schools, synagogues, camps, and youth groups.

Psychological Services at JCFS *

Jewish Child & Family Services
Elaine Kersten Children’s Center
255 Revere Drive
Suite 200
Northbrook, IL 60062
Phone: (855) 275-5237 (855-ASK-JCFS)
Email: ask@jcfs.org
Web: http://www.jcfs.org
Contact: Alysa Slay, Psy. D.

Joy Faith Knapp Children's Center

3145 W. Pratt

Chicago, IL 60645

Conducts psychological testing to understand the learning differences, cognitive or emotional, or other mental disorders.

What's New in the Guide

Gentle Home Services In-Home Care

CJE SeniorLife has selected Gentle Home Services as a preferred provider of personal care services for private pay clients. These non-medical services are provided by trained English speaking personnel and are available on an hourly or live-in basis. All staff is screened, experienced and supervised.

In Shifra's Arms

In Shifra's Arms offers free prenatal crisis counseling, pregnancy plan coaching, specialized referrals, and targeted financial assistance to women over the course of their pregnancies and the year after birth. We treat every women with compassion, respect and kindness whatever she chooses for her pregnancy. Every woman needs to make choices about her future for herself- but no woman should have to go it alone. Our confidential Helpline is always accessible: 1-888-360-5872 or text us at 202-573-7611.

Madraigos Midwest

Madraigos Midwest supports and enhances the emotional, social and spiritual health of adolescents, young adults and their families with an array of innovative prevention and intervention programs and services. We guide, encourage and uplift youth to reach their potential Step by Step.

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