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Destigmatizing relationship counseling

This week, storefronts will put away their black & gold to bring out red & pink. Although many people shower their loved ones with gifts and treats on Valentine's Day, we know that intimate relationships call for our attention all year long.    I asked Wendy Levin-Shaw, LCSW, a therapist…Read More

LAST CHANCE — Scholarship deadline is February 8

  The February 8 deadline for Central Scholarship & Loan Referral Service (CSLRS) applications is rapidly approaching. Below is a quick overview of the program with links and contact information to guide you through the 2011-2012 application process before it is too late. Who is eligible? CSLRS is open to…Read More

Guiding all families: Jewish Disability Awareness Month and JF&CS’s special needs services

Who is wise? The one who learns from all people....                                   - Pirke Avot, ancient Jewish text   In honor of February's Jewish Disability Awareness Month, there are several programs, lectures and events throughout the community, all with the message of inclusion. If you're looking for a way to acknowledge this…Read More

Adoption news from our Family Hope Connection

Deciding to adopt a child is a life-changing experience for all those involved. It creates an incredible opportunity to bring children in need and loving parents together. With the joys of adoption, there are also challenges. One of the first challenges in deciding to adopt is understanding the process, beginning…Read More

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