Classes and Support Groups

Due to the COVID-19 outbreak, our classes/programs are pending new dates and times.

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.


Resilience and Self-Care: A How To Guide in An Uncertain Time (Virtual)
Learn about resilience and how Adverse Childhood Experiences play a part in how we cope. Address self-care methods and practice in session. Pending Approved for 3 CEUs by NASWTN.

Vanessa Akeredolu, MSW, LMSW

Mary Elizabeth Jones, LCSW
Dr. Colleen Butterick

Thu 9:00am-12:00pm | 12/17 | $15 fee | Class #7040

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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 Mary Elizabeth Jones at (901) 767-8511 or Must have a minimum of 5 participants to hold the class. No Husband and Wife may attend the Parenting Class on the same date.

Upcoming class dates:
All classes are virtual events until further notice. Reservations are required.
Wed 5:00-9:00pm | 12/9 | $50 advance / $55 day of class | Class #6922
Wed 5:00-9:00pm | 1/13 | $50 advance / $55 day of class | Class #6931
Wed 5:00-9:00pm | 1/27 | $50 advance / $55 day of class | Class #6932
Wed 5:00-9:00pm | 2/10 | $50 advance / $55 day of class | Class #6933
Wed 5:00-9:00pm | 2/24 | $50 advance / $55 day of class | Class #6934
Wed 5:00-9:00pm | 3/10 | $50 advance / $55 day of class | Class #6936
Wed 5:00-9:00pm | 3/24 | $50 advance / $55 day of class | Class #6937


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

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 Mary Elizabeth Jones at (901) 767-8511 or

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
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 Mary Elizabeth Jones, FJFS Director of Social Services, at (901) 259-9242 or
3rd Thursdays

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