Jewish Community Services

News & Notes - February 2018
IF YOU HAVE A QUALIFYING DISABILITY, YOU MAY BE ABLE TO SAVE MONEY
Did you know ...
According to the US Census, 1 in 5 people has some kind of learning, cognitive, physical and/or developmental disability?

February is Jewish Disabilities Awareness and Inclusion Month (JDAIM). As part of our on-going commitment to help community members living with special needs, we invite you to attend one of our upcoming information sessions about Maryland ABLE Accounts , which can help people save money to pay for qualifying disability related expenses for their child or other family member.
ABLE ACCOUNT INFORMATION SESSIONS
February 20 & 27 7:00-8:30 PM
In partnership with CJE, JCC, CHAI, Baltimore Jewish Abilities Alliance, Shemesh, LIfeBridge Health
F or fun JDAIM family activities happening in our community click here .
FREE CAREER WORKSHOP: CREATE A STAND-OUT RESUME AND COVER LETTER
Yes you can get noticed! JCS Career Center coaches are ready to show you how, at the next free " New Year, New Job Search" monthly workshop.

Create a Stand-Out Resume
and Cover Letter
Monday, February 5 10-11:30 AM
Baltimore County Public Library, Pikesville Branch

Drop-ins are welcome.
In partnership with the Baltimore County Pubic Library in Pikesville
JCS GETS THE
STAMP OF APPROVAL
We are proud to announce that The Council on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities (CARF) has granted JCS the maximum award possible; a 3 year accreditation. This top honor assures everyone that our standards demonstrate our commitment to continually improve, serve our community and be among the best available.
COPING WITH THE LOSS OF A LOVED ONE DURING THE PASSOVER HOLIDAY
Family gatherings can be painful for those who have experienced the death of someone dear to them. Come join our upcoming Grief Support Program for help in finding some comfort. Being around others you can relate to can make a difference.
EMPTY PLACE AT THE SEDER TABLE
Tuesday, March 13 7- 8:30PM
Chizuk Amuno Congregation

Registration is required.
In partnership with Chizuk Amuno Congregration
WELCOME TO OUR NEW MEDICAL DIRECTOR
Please join us in welcoming Dr. Richard Haber, the new Medical Director at Jewish Community Services (JCS) . Dr. Haber is a board-certified adult psychiatrist who specializes in treating people with addictions. Dr. Haber received his MD from the University of Maryland, trained at Sheppard Pratt Hospital and most recently worked for the Frederick County Health Department. At JCS, Dr. Haber will provide psychiatric evaluations and medical management for older adolescent and adult clients. We look forward to Dr. Haber joining our commitment to providing services needed in our community. Welcome to the JCS family!
Ongoing Events
  • Pro Bono Legal Clinic
  • Career Workshops
  • Dementia Caregivers Group
  • Low Vision Support Group
  • Parkinson's Support Group
  • Children of Holocaust Survivors Group
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