From the desk of CEO Judy Halper: September 2018

From the Desk of CEO Judy Halper For the past 18 years, in coordination with Jewish Family Service of St. Paul, and support from the Minneapolis and St. Paul Jewish Federations, as well as many individuals and other sponsors, our community has had the great opportunity to come together each October for an outstanding conference int[...]

When suicide enters our world

By Mark Kaufman, MSW, LICSW, JFCS Counselor   Suicide is unfortunately more common than many think. We hear about it often – but suicide is hardest when it strikes close to home.   I met Jim when I was a young teen, growing up in a rural area of Ohio. He came from the South, [...]

Ask a JFCS Counselor: Should my 7-year-old see a therapist?

JFCS’ highly skilled, licensed therapists work with care and compassion to address the challenges people face throughout their lives. They help clients identify goals and potential solutions to problems that cause emotional turmoil, improve communication, coping skills and symptom management, stre[...]