Support Programs
Support Group

We're here to provide the support you need.

There is no need to struggle alone with life’s major challenges. We’re here to support you by helping you find the resources you need.

Explore the support programs we offer here at the JCC:

Support for those Recently Separated or Divorced

Currently we are not offering 7-week support groups or our monthly drop-in groups, but please check the website (search for "divorce") for upcoming programs on relevant topics relating to separation and divorce. If you need individual or family support or referrals to mediators or other support services please call Susie at 646.505.5726.

Jewish Bereavement Support

Call our colleagues at the Shira Ruskay Center of JBFCS at 212.632.4608 for information about bereavement support programs. For information about support for Jewish survivors of a close one’s suicide call Rabbi Simkha Y. Weintraub, CSW, at 212.632.4770.

Dealing with Illness

Ongoing groups for those who are ill (held at JBFCS) support programs for caregivers and family members of Alzheimer’s, and special fitness and wellness programs for those with cancer and Parkinson’s Disease.

De-stressing in Difficult Times

Daily facilitated meditation sessions; 8-week classes in MBSR (mindfulness-based stress reduction); other related health and wellness programming to help you get through life’s challenges.

Job-Loss Support

UJA-Federation of New York’s Connect to Care program can help. Call 212.632.4602 or

Mental Health Counseling at the JCC

Individual, family, and group counseling during daytime and evening hours through the auspices of JBFCS. Call 646.505.4488 for an appointment.

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