May is Mental Health Awareness Month

JFCS provides Counseling, Mental Health Support Services, the Mental Health Education Conference and more   By Ruth Paley • Clinical Services Director   May is Mental Health Awareness Month. Why do we “celebrate” or acknowledge mental health awareness this way?   [...]

From the Desk of CEO Judy Halper: May 2019

From the Desk of CEO Judy Halper Halper: JFCS, JCRC and NCJW hold program addressing gun violence   With hope and purpose, Jewish Family and Children’s Service of Minneapolis (JFCS) joined together this month with the Jewish Community Relations Council of Minnesota and the Dakotas (JCRC) and the National Council of Jewis[...]

Your Guide to Pride 2019

J-Pride is hosting numerous activities in June   It’s almost time for Twin Cities Pride this June and J-Pride is hosting numerous events throughout the month to celebrate! J-Pride is a program of Jewish Family and Children’s Service of Minneapolis’ (JFCS) that engages Minnesota-based [...]

From homeless shelter to business owner

Minnesota Family Investment Program, MFIP JFCS Career Services helps Petra get back on her feet and start her own counseling practice   Before moving to the U.S., Petra had a degree in mental health nursing and an established clinical services career in England, Ireland and Australia. However, now living in Minnesota, she and her f[...]