Masks are highly encouraged when entering our building. We continue to monitor CDC guidelines to ensure the safety of all clients, volunteers, and staff.

Current Job Openings at JFS Dallas

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JFS launches new support group for girls age 9-12 who are living with a separated or divorced parent

This 12-week in person therapeutic group is for adolescent girls age 9-12 who are experiencing stressors and adjustment(s) to parental separation/divorce. This group is designed to be a safe space for the girls to gain better mastery of their feelings, sense of self, and adjust to a new chapter in life.  12 weeks, Mondays 2/28/2022 …

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Black History Month

February is Black History Month, a time to recognize the struggles and triumphs of African-Americans throughout U.S. history. Historical oppression and violence has resulted in a myriad of mental health disparities in the Black community, including a mistrust of the medical system and lack of adequate access to mental health resources. Between the COVID-19 pandemic, …

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New Emotional Regulation Skills Virtual Group for Ages 9-11

Emotional Regulation Skills Virtual group on Wednesdays at 6:00pm (2/16, 2/23, 3/2. 3/9) Registration Fee: $40 Overview: Does your child feel overwhelmed by emotions? This group will help children identify, understand, and accept emotional experiences, control impulsive behaviors when distressed, and manage emotional experiences.  Week 1: Introduction & Exploring Feelings Week 2:  Identifying Emotional Triggers …

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JFS Dallas joins NJHSA SNAP Employment & Training National Partnership

The Network of Jewish Human Service Agencies announced the official launch of the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) Employment and Training (E&T) National Partnership. Funded by the US Department of Agriculture (USDA), Food and Nutrition Service (FNS), the purpose of this grant is to support NJHSA member agencies in becoming third-party providers for SNAP E&T. On …

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JFS Launches New Life Coaching Series with Kristin Lobenstein

Every Tuesday in April: April 5, 12, 19 and 26 from 5:30pm – 7:00pm  Register by contacting Kristin Lobenstein, MBA, ACC, Manager of Financial Coaching Services at Klobenstein@JFSDallas.org or calling 469.206.1650 All sessions will be in-person, 12 maximum participants. $100 for the course and all session attendance is required. If the program is full, you …

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New Support Group: Child-Parent Relationship Therapy (CPRT) 

Child-Parent Relationship Therapy (CPRT) is a play-based treatment program for parents of young children presenting with behavioral, emotional, social, and attachment disorders. Goal: Strengthening the quality of the parent-child attachment bond as a means of reducing child behavior problems and stress in the parent-child relationship.  Skills: Parents learn skills to respond more effectively to their children’s emotional and …

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JFS Dallas reaches 25-year milestone of being accredited by the Council on Accreditation (COA)

Jewish Family Service of Greater Dallas (JFS) has reached 25-years of national accreditation through the New York-based Council on Accreditation (COA). Organizations pursue accreditation to demonstrate the implementation of best-practice standards in the field of human services. COA accreditation is an objective, independent, and reliable validation of an agency’s performance. The COA accreditation process involves …

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How to Talk to Kids When Bad Things Happen

Written in collaboration by JFS Staff Carey Nottingham, LPC, Jeffrey Tepper, LCSW, & Gustavo Barcenas, Ph.D., LPC, RPT It is with deep sadness and compassion that we extend our thoughts and prayers to each of you. The terrifying event at Congregation Beth Israel in Colleyville has touched the hearts of the Dallas Jewish community and …

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Kristin Chenoweth Announced as Keynote Speaker for Woman to Woman Luncheon 2022

Jewish Family Service of Greater Dallas will present our 10th Woman to Woman Luncheon on Wednesday, May 25, 2022, at noon at the Renaissance Dallas Addison Hotel. We will celebrate the power, influence, and impact of women. We are thrilled to announce that award-winning actress and singer, KRISTIN CHENOWETH,will join us as our keynote speaker. …

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