Classes and Support Groups

A support group is a group of people with common experiences or concerns who provide each other with encouragement, comfort, and advice. The Wendy and Avron B. Fogelman Jewish Family Service (FJFS) at the Memphis Jewish Community Center (MJCC) classes and support groups offer professional as well as peer interaction, specific to a variety of topics and life circumstances. Please contact FJFS at (901) 767-8511 for more information. Be on the lookout for additional classes and groups in the future.

Classes

Elder Scams and Flim Flams
Nancy Crawford, B.A. is the Memphis Better Business Bureau Community Outreach Director. She will talk with us about the many scams that individuals are running that are specifically targeted at our most vulnerable population. She will also talk to us how to guard against these scams. Approved for 3 CEUs by NASWTN2020-0030.
$15 advance pay and $20 day of program
Thu 8:30am–12:00pm | 5/14 | Class #6485

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Parenting Through Divorce Classes
A state-mandated co-parenting class for couples who are getting divorced and have minor children. For more information about this class, please contact Bill Monroe at (901) 767-8511 or bmonroe@jccmemphis.org. Must have a minimum of 5 participants to hold the class. No Husband and Wife may attend the Parenting Class on the same date. Reservations are required.

Upcoming class dates:
Wed 5:00-9:00pm | 3/4  | $50 advance / $55 day of class  | Class #6167
Wed 5:00-9:00pm | 3/25 | $50 advance / $55 day of class | Class #6168
Wed 5:00-9:00pm | 4/1  | $50 advance / $55 day of class  | Class #6479
Wed 5:00-9:00pm | 4/29 | $50 advance / $55 day of class | Class #6480
Wed 5:00-9:00pm | 5/13 | $50 advance / $55 day of class | Class #6481
Wed 5:00-9:00pm | 5/20 | $50 advance / $55 day of class | Class #6482

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Special Needs Classes


Yoga Class
Join us for a fun new way to stretch both your body and your mind. FREE class designed to make fitness and flexibility fun and easy. 
Tuesday | 3:00–4:00pm

Equestrian Assisted Learning
Our fabulously successful program that gives riders confidence and an increased sense of well being.
Sunday | 2:00-4:00pm

Art with Chany
Learn art history while you paint like one of the old masters. Lots of fun and no experience needed.
Sunday | 10:00-11:00am

For more information about these classes, please contact Bill Monroe at (901) 767-8511 or bmonroe@jccmemphis.org.



Support Groups

Embracing Change
Focuses on issues related to loss and life challenges. This gathering is in partnership with Crossroads Hospice.
3rd Tuesdays | 10:30–11:30am

Crohn’s Disease and Colitis Support Group 
Focuses on issues related to living with Crohn’s Disease and Colitis.
1st Tuesdays | 7:00–8:00pm

Yad l'Yad
Benefits those caring for someone with any stage of dementia.
3rd Tuesdays | 7:00–8:00pm



Social Services Programs

Cake, Coffee, and Conversation
This is a program for Holocaust survivors, followed by a time to socialize. This program assists Holocaust survivors with completion of Claims Conference and Blue Card applications. For more information or to make an appointment, please contact Rashki Osina, FJFS Program Manager and Therapist, at (901) 767-8511 or rosina@jccmemphis.org.
1st Tuesdays | 10:30-11:30am

Lunch-and-Learn for Adults with Special Needs
Bring a brown bag lunch and enjoy a different program each month followed by a time for socializing. FJFS provides beverages. Contact Bill Monroe, Special Needs Coordinator, at (901) 259-9242 or bmonroe@jccmemphis.org.
3rd Thursdays

For more information, call FJFS at (901) 767-8511.