Support Groups

All JFS support groups and therapeutic groups are facilitated by a licensed professional. Many groups are offered at no charge. Any group for which there is a charge is offered on a sliding-fee scale, and no one is ever denied service due to an inability to pay.

Unless otherwise noted, all groups meet at JFS Dallas (5402 Arapaho Rd, Dallas, 75248).

For more information about any of the groups below, please call us at 972.437.9950.

Social Skills Groups

Our licensed professionals facilitate Social Skills groups for children and adolescents, to help them learn to navigate the world of their feelings and relationships.

Social Skills for Teen Boys with Special Needs

This group will address the unique needs of teenage boys with emotional or psychological special needs. The group will focus on making and keeping friendships and appropriate social interaction.

Social Skills for Teen Girls with Special Needs

This group will address the unique needs of teenage girls with emotional or psychological special needs. The group will focus on making and keeping friendships and appropriate social interaction.

Support Group for Siblings of those with Emotional, Physical, Psychological, or Learning Disabilities

This group, facilitated by a licensed professional, is for children whose siblings require special attention because of emotional, physical, psychological or learning disabilities.

Support Group for Children Coping with Divorce or Loss

This group targets the needs of children who have suffered through a loss of some type, whether by divorce or death. It is also appropriate for children whose parents are in the process of separation or divorce.

Support Group for Children Whose Parents are Chronically or Terminally Ill

For children who are impacted by the illness and/or impending death of a parent, this group provides support and help in the development of coping strategies.