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.

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 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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