Individual + Group Support
Let us help you through life’s challenges in these virtual or in-person support groups. Groups held for those caring for an older adult, for those that are bereaved, for those caring for someone with young onset dementia, and for those that are separated or divorced, in our confidential, age and life-stage appropriate professionally led support groups facilitated by caring, experienced and licensed social workers. A brief telephone intake is required. Please call 516.484.1545 ext. 196 and leave a brief message with your name and phone number.
For Nancy Marx Cancer Wellness Center Support Groups, please contact Randy Hight, LCSW, OSW, Director of Nancy Marx Cancer Wellness Center, 516.484.1545 ext 213, email@example.com, or visit sjjcc.org/cancerwellness.
Each group meets for 10 sessions
$100 PIC & JCC members / $150 nonmembers
$80 PIC & JCC members / $120 nonmembers
Spousal Bereavement Group
Support for those who have lost a spouse/partner
Adult Children Bereavement Group
Support for those in their 20s,30s, and 40s who have lost a parent
Divorce and Separation Group
Support for those newly divorced or separated
Spousal Caregiver Support Group
Support for those with a spouse diagnosed with Dementia, Parkinson’s disease, or another neurodegenerative illness. Young-onset caregiver support groups and older onset caregiver support groups available.
Adult Children Caregiver Support Group
Support for those in their 20s and 30s with a parent diagnosed with Dementia, Parkinson’s disease or another neurodegenerative illness.
COMMUNITY SUPPORT GROUPS
Community support programs held at the JCC are either led by an outside facilitator or by peer members of the group, and are free to the community. While the JCC fully supports these avenues of self-help and discovery, the opinions expressed within these forums are not regulated by the JCC.
SECOND GENERATION GROUP
Participants share the unique experience of growing up as children of Holocaust survivors. For more information, contact Meryl Menashe, 516.395.9341, firstname.lastname@example.org or Andrea Bolender, 516.353.2486, email@example.com.
Meets the last Monday of the month, 7pm
PFLAG is dedicated to keeping families together when a loved one comes out as lesbian, gay, bisexual, or transgender. Open group meetings or confidential helpline. For more information, visit pflagli.org.
OVEREATERS ANONYMOUS (OA)
A 12-step program that offers physical, emotional, and spiritual recovery for those who
suffer from compulsive eating.
Saturdays, 9am (virtual meeting)
To join, click here (password: 535356)
NORTH EAST RECOVERY ALLIANCE OF LONG ISLAND (NERALI): CONCERNED PERSONS GROUP
This monthly group empowers and supports family members and friends of loved ones
wrestling with substance abuse. For more information, contact Jane Fox, 516.589.9171, firstname.lastname@example.org.
Meets the first Monday of each month, 7pm
GA’AVAH PARENT SUPPORT GROUP
Friedberg JCC hosts a monthly in-person support group for LGBTQ+ families. For more information and to register, click here.
Nelson Rothstein, LMSW
Social Services Supervisor