life skills

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 6215 or email

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

Beyond the Chuppah: Marriage Prep

Thursday May 6 |  7-9 p.m. | ZOOM

Becoming a Couple and Building a Positive Marital Relationship


Meet with other couples to discuss: changing roles (career, family, social). Finances: (yours, mine, priorities). Sexuality: (keeping intimacy alive). Expectations and realistic perspectives. Jewish home and family life. Conflict: (negotiation, compromise, resolution). Communication and expressing feelings.

Designed for engaged couples who plan to be married within the year.

5 sessions

$180 per couple

The Challenge of Anger for Women

Tuesday February 2 |  7:30-9 p.m. | ZOOM
Thursday May 6 |  7:30-9 p.m. | ZOOM

Topics include: anger as a response to loss, fear, hurt and frustration; understanding what triggers your anger; alternative techniques to express your anger; physiological and emotional responses to anger.

6 sessions

$100  per person

Skills for Empowered Living for Women

Wednesday November 4 |  7-9 p.m. | ZOOM

​This workshop will allow you to join with other women to  discuss relevant issues and learn new and important skills.

Topics include: building self-esteem, communication and conflict resolution, making changes in your life, time/stress management, assertiveness and problem solving

6 sessions

$120 per person

Jewish Rainbow Alliance

Monthly group meetings on Wednesdays

A drop-in support group for parents, family members and allies of LGBTQ+ individuals.


Wednesday January 13 | 7-9 p.m. | ZOOM

Wednesday February 10 | 7-9 p.m. | ZOOM

Wednesday March 10 | 7-9 p.m. | ZOOM

Wednesday April 14 | 7-9 p.m. | ZOOM

Wednesday May 12 | 7-9 p.m. | ZOOM

Wednesday June 9 | 7-9 p.m. | ZOOM

Weekly sessions



Jewish Family and Child Service

4600 Bathurst St | 1st Floor

Toronto, ON   M2R 3V3



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