Groups

Among the many services offered by JFS, are several therapeutic, psychoeducational, social skills, and support groups designed to help individuals and families cope with various life challenges.

Call (504) 831-8475 to register

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Upcoming Groups:

 AUGUST 23 – SEPTEMBER 27, 2017

LGBTQ Adult’s with Anxiety
A support group for LGBTQ adults with anxiety who can benefit from peer support. The group is open to all individuals who are seeking a safe, confidential environment to explore their anxiety and personal struggles.   

August 23 – September 27
Wednesdays, 4:30pm – 6:00pm / 6 sessions
Price: $50 

Melanie McClellan
Email: melanie@jfsneworleans.org
Ph: 504-831-8475, ext.180
Jewish Family Service
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 September 5 – October 24, 2017

Playful Parenting
Feel empowered through play! An interactive seminar that helps improve confidence in parenting skills and lower parental stress.  For Parents & Caregivers of children ages 3-10.

September 5 – October 24
Tuesdays, 4:30pm – 6:00pm / 8 sessions
Price: $280 per couple/individual 

 

Carey Gilchrist
Email: carey@jfsneworleans.org
Ph: 504-831-8475, ext.173
Jewish Family Service
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 September 5 – October 10, 2017

CAREGIVER SUPPORT (Fall Sessions)
A support group for families, partners, and other caregivers to talk about the stresses, challenges, and rewards of caregiving.

September 5 – October 10
Tuesdays, 4:00pm – 5:30pm /6 sessions

Price: $280 per couple/individual 

Katie Godshall, LCSW
Jennifer Glynn
Email: jenniferg@jfsneworleans.org
Ph: 504-831-8475, ext.175
Jewish Family Service
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 September 11 – October 16, 2017

Girl Power
A self-esteem and social skills group for girls ages 8-13 which helps foster positive feelings of self-worth. Activities are designed to give participants increased self-confidence, skills to deal with strength and anxiety, positive friendships, skills to make positive choices, and more!   

September 11 – October 16
Mondays, 3:30pm – 5:00pm / 6 sessions
Price: $240 (Sliding-fee scale based on income is available)

Carey Gilchrist
Email: carey@jfsneworleans.org
Ph: 504-831-8475, ext.173
Jewish Family Service
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 October 4 – November 8, 2017

Parenting LGBTQ Teens
An educational support group for parents with teens in the LGBTQ population.  Open to all individuals and couples interested in gaining information and support in parenting their LGBTQ teen.   

October 4 – November 8
Wednesdays, 4:30pm – 6:00pm / 6 sessions
Price: $50 

Melanie McClellan
Email: melanie@jfsneworleans.org
Ph: 504-831-8475, ext.180
Jewish Family Service
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Current Groups:

JUNE 13  – JULY 25, 2017

CAREGIVER SUPPORT
A support group for families, partners, and other caregivers to talk about the stresses, challenges, and rewards of caregiving.

June 13 – July 25
Tuesdays, 4:00pm – 5:30pm /6 sessions  
(skips July 4th)

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Katie Godshall, LCSW
Email: katie@jfsneworleans.org
Ph: 504-831-8475, ext.169
Jewish Family Service