Introducing the Jewish Youth Mentoring Program

JYM Mentoring program's new name reflects unique service it offers community  By Becky Lyle Sulkin, MSW, LGSW • Jewish Youth Mentoring Program Coordinator JFCS is excited to announce that the Jewish Big Brother/Big Sister Program (BB/BS) is now the Jewish Youth Mentoring Program[...]

National Bullying Prevention Month: Issue affects children and adults

By Natalie Oleson, MSW, LICSW, JFCS Counselor, and Leah Persky, Ph.D, JFCS Family Life Education Program Manager October is National Bullying Prevention Month, which is timely, since kids are typically just getting settled into school. Bullying can be categorized in a number of ways, i[...]

JFCS’ resident matchmaker Bobbie Goldfarb retires after 28 years

Bobbie matched “bigs” and “littles” for the Jewish Big Brother/Big Sister Program  Making matches is simply in Bobbie Goldfarb’s DNA. For almost 30 years, she matched “bigs” and “littles” in mentorship relationships as the Program Coordinator for JFCS’ Jewish Big Brothe[...]