changing family

(separation and divorce)

All programs are conducted by professional facilitators. Fees are available on a sliding scale.
We welcome all people regardless of cultural, religious and/or racial background or affiliation.

JF&CS strives for inclusivity in all its programs, serving community members of any income, family structure, ability, sexual orientation, gender identity, religious affiliation, level of observance, race, ethnicity, cultural identity and place of origin.

To inquire, please call 416.638.7800 x 6627 or email moerbach@jfandcs.com

We will be in touch with you shortly to finalize the registration process.

When You're About to Separate - What to Tell the Kids 

Please click 'Inquiry' to book a session.

Topics include:

- how and when to tell children about the upcoming separation

- factors impacting on positive adjustment of children

- how to deal with “moving out” day

-when to seek professional help.

1 session

$45 per parent

$75 per two parents

1 Family,

2 Homes
Child(ren) Group

Tuesday May 25 | 4:30-6 p.m. | ZOOM

This is a five week program, for children ages 11-15, experiencing separation and divorce.

 

SESSIONS WILL INCLUDE:

- “Do other children going through divorce

   feel the same way I do?”

- “How do I make myself feel better?”

- "Problems I can and cannot solve"

-  The myths about divorce

5 sessions

$200  for one child, $300 for multiple children

Mastering your 

Separation

Sunday March 7 |  9:30am-1:30 p.m. | ZOOM

Sunday June 13 |  9:30am-1:30 p.m | ZOOM

Topics will include:

- Understanding separation concerns

- Discovering your own emotional triggers

- Creating self worth and self awareness during the separation process

- Learning strategies for maintaining emotional control

- Becoming a better you

- Creating your own mindfulness toolbox

- Differentiating between the legal separation and the emotional separation

1 session

$60 per person

Successful

Step Parenting

Tuesday May 25 |  7-9 p.m. | ZOOM

Topics include:

- myths and realities of step families

- blending your parenting styles

- role of discipline in a blended family

- building and maintaining a strong couple relationship

4 sessions

$180 per couple

1 Family,

2 Homes
Child(ren) with Parent Group

Thursday May 27 | 4:30-6 p.m. | ZOOM

This is a five week program, for children ages 7-10 and one parent, experiencing separation and divorce.

 

SESSIONS WILL INCLUDE:

- “Do other children going through divorce

   feel the same way I do?”

- “How do I make myself feel better?”

- "Problems I can and cannot solve"

-  The myths about divorce

5 sessions

$200  for one child and parent, $300 for multiple children and parent

Looking Ahead; Life After Separation

Wednesday February 24 |  7:30-9 p.m. | ZOOM

Thursday May 13 |  7:30-9 p.m. | ZOOM

Topics will include:

- coping with change

- feelings of anger or loss

- living alone and loneliness

- resources for a new lifestyle

6 sessions

$120 per person

1 Family,

2 Homes
Parent Group

Tuesday March 23 | 7-8:30 p.m. | ZOOM

Wednesday May 5 |  7-8:30 p.m. | ZOOM

​A program for parents experiencing separation and divorce.

 

Sessions for parents will include tips for keeping kids out of the conflict; how to actively listen to your kid; the impact of separation and divorce on children.

6 sessions

$200  

High Conflict

Divorce

Tuesday February 23 | 7-9 p.m. | ZOOM

Tuesday April 20 | 12:30-2:30 p.m. | ZOOM

Tuesday June 29 | 7-9 p.m. | ZOOM

Topics will include: 

- impact of conflict on children

- different interaction models for different levels of conflict

- how to avoid being triggered by ex-partner

- different parenting strategies for higher conflict families

1 session

$45  per person

CONTACT US

Jewish Family and Child Service

4600 Bathurst St | 1st Floor

Toronto, ON   M2R 3V3

416.638.7800

info@jfandcs.com

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