Mental Health Conference Oct. 20 will feature jazz musician Sam Miltich

In addition to keynote, conference will feature workshops with 22 topics to pick from   The 19th annual Mental Health Education Conference sponsored by the Twin Cities Jewish community, “Creating Healing and All that Jazz,” will be held 10 a.m. to 3:45 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 20, at Temple Is[...]

Just Call JFCS: It’s not just another tagline

Intake and Resource Connection is JFCS' first response to requests for help   At JFCS, we like to stress that we are the first place people call for help when they are facing a challenge. However, even people who are aware JFCS provides assistance in a multitude of areas are often unsure wh[...]

The hardest question you’ll ever ask

Counseling September is National Suicide Prevention Awareness Month   By Mark Kaufman • JFCS Counselor   September is National Suicide Prevention Awareness Month. According to the World Health Organization (WHO), someone dies by suicide every 40 seconds. That is a scary statistic, but for[...]

September is National Falls Prevention Month

Senior Services JFCS Senior Services can help mitigate risk of falling for you or a loved one   By Annette Sandler • Aging Services Director   Falls can drastically change a person’s ability to remain independent and can generate enormous economic and personal costs. A fall for an older adul[...]

From the Desk of CEO Judy Halper: September 2019

From the Desk of CEO Judy Halper High Holidays a time for introspection; and also a call for action   I was talking with a friend recently about the upcoming Jewish High Holiday season, our memories we cherish, and building new experiences during this time of year that incorporate our contemporary views. I was reminded of [...]