Speakers Circle

The issues we face as a community...the challenges we face as families and individuals

Through our Speakers Circle, we share our knowledge and insight with your group on these issues and challenges. Our speakers cover a wide range of topics in a variety of compelling ways.

Single Session Presentations are focused information sessions delivered at your venue by trained JF&CS staff and lay leaders and address the many ways in which Jewish Family & Child serves the community. Choose from our varied menu:


  • Poverty
  • Woman Abuse
  • Child Abuse
  • Emerging Issues and Trends

  • An Overview of Jewish Family & Child
  • Volunteer Opportunities
  • Creative Giving Opportunities
  • The Jerome D. Diamond Adolescent Centre
  • Jewish Family & Child in the Schools
  • Counselling Services and Family Life Education
  • Family Support for Parents of Developmentally Challenged Children
  • Chaplaincy Services
  • Palliative Care and Jewish Hospice
  • Financial Assistance and Rehabilitation

  • Jewish Family & Child as a Children's Aid Society
  • Child Abuse
  • Foster Care
  • Adoption
  • Ontario's Child Welfare Transformation Agenda

Community Events and Programs
Jewish Family & Child is pleased to partner with community organizations to develop special speaking engagements. Well-known keynote speakers will present on the important contemporary issues that relate to the needs of our community. Fees reflect the nature of the event and the speaker.

Family Life Education Workshops and Groups
Delivered by trained, professional Family Life Educators under the supervision of JF&CS, these programs are issue-based and practical, addressing topical concerns of modern family life. Registration is required and fees are charged for these programs. Although many of these programs are regularly scheduled, we would be pleased to discuss tailoring a program to your organization's needs. For more information, contact the Coordinator of Family Life Education at 416 638-7800 ext 6215 or click here.

How to Book a JF&CS Speakers Circle Presenter

To book a dynamic JF&CS speaker for your community group, synagogue, school or other organization, contact Jo Michaels | Manager of Marketing & Communications at 416 638-7800 x 6262