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.

To inquire, please call 416.638.7800 x 6627 or email

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

High Conflict


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


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

Mastering your 


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

1 Family,

2 Homes

Wednesday May 5 |  7-8:30 p.m. | ZOOM

​A program for parents and children 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.

Sessions for kids will include: “do other children going through divorce feel the same way i do?” “how do I make myself feel better?”  myths about divorce.

6 sessions

$300  for one parent attending with child/ren or $200 without child/ren

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


Jewish Family and Child Service

4600 Bathurst St | 1st Floor

Toronto, ON   M2R 3V3



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