Folx in Relationships* in a socially distant world

Tips for navigating life at home during this difficult time By Mark Kaufman • JFCS Counselor *Folx in Relationships is a term intended to be more inclusive of the diversity of romantic relationships than “couples" We are all facing rapid changes in our routines in the face of a pan[...]

COVID-19: Frequently Asked Questions

https://www.jfcsmpls.org/navigating-working-living-caregiving-and-schooling-from-home-a-few-simple-tips/ Is JFCS open during the Governor’s Stay at Home order? Yes, while our building is closed for most activity, JFCS remains committed to our mission. We are providing the same professional services we always do – in new ways – to help NOW. • Just call JFCS at 952-546-0616 and someone wil[...]

From the Desk of CEO Judy Halper: April 2020

From the Desk of CEO Judy Halper Adjusting to the new normal during this time of crisis Today when we speak with someone over the phone, through email or text or with FaceTime – since there’s no “seeing” or talking to one another face-to-face – we ask with true sincerity, “How are you?” Those three little word[...]

Mental health tips for this period of social distancing

By Michel Rousseau • JFCS Counselor Social distancing does not imply emotional distancing: Staying connected and engaged with your family/friend/communities is important, now more than ever, and can be done in a number of ways (phone, text, email, video chat, written letter, etc.).   Be m[...]