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.
The Long Road Home: Having the hard conversations about in-home care, housing and limitations on daily life
Life is filled with difficult conversations. Judy Bookman, LCSW will help us to understand the best ways to share such a talk with a loved one while maintaining supportive methods. Whether the talk is about in home care; limitations on driving an automobile; or transferring complete financial control; Judy’s knowledgeable and caring approach will bolster the likelihood of working together with the loved one in your life. Registration for the workshop will begin a 7:30 a.m. with the course beginning at 8:00 a.m. At noon the workshop will end with the handing out of Certificates of Attendance. This course will fullfill the ethics reqiurement.
$15 advance pay and $20 day of program
Thu 7:30am–12:00pm | 10/24 | Class #5955
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 firstname.lastname@example.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 | 9/25 | $50 advance / $55 day of class | Class #5812
Wed 5:00-9:00pm | 10/23 | $50 advance / $55 day of class | Class #5951
Wed 5:00-9:00pm | 11/6 | $50 advance / $55 day of class | Class #5952
Wed 5:00-9:00pm | 11/20 | $50 advance / $55 day of class | Class #5953
Wed 5:00-9:00pm | 12/11 | $50 advance / $55 day of class | Class #5954
Special Needs Classes
For more information about these classes, please contact Bill Monroe at (901) 767-8511 or email@example.com.
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
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
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 firstname.lastname@example.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 email@example.com.
For more information, call FJFS at (901) 767-8511.