JFCS News 10/28/11

Jewish Family & Career Services For Every Season Of Your Life
Louis & Lee Roth Family Center
2821 Klempner Way
Louisville, KY 40205
(502) 452-6341, (502) 452-6718 fax

Parkinson’s Symposium
Monday, October 31
8:30 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Shelbyhurst Campus
JFCS will be participating in the Sixth Annual Frances E. Lang Living Well with Parkinson’s Disease Symposium sponsored by the Parkinson’s Support Group of Kentuckiana.

Parenting 2011

FREE Workshops sponsored by JFCS & the JCC.
Monday, November 14 
9:30 a.m. and 7 p.m. 
Encouraging Responsibility and Independence
(parents of elementary age students)

To make your reservations or for more information, please contact JFCS today! Free babysitting with advance registration.

Funded in part through a generous donation from Jewish Hospital HealthCare Services, via the Louisville Jewish Community Excellence Grants.

ACT Preparation Workshop
Mondays and Tuesdays
November 14 – December 6
Eight sessions from 7-9 p.m.
JFCS, Roth Family Center
Registration Fee – $170
Contact Janet Poole at ext. 222 or jpoole@jfcslouisville.org.

Career Services

Career Issues – Contact Bob Tiell at ext. 230 or btiell@jfsclouisville.org.

College Selection – Contact Ellen Shapira at ext. 225 or eshapira@jfcslouisville.org. 

Career Options for the 60+ Adult – Contact Andrea Wehrley at ext. 334 or awehrley@jfcslouisville.org.

Job Seekers Resource Group – New Session begins November 7
New six-week session
Monday, November 7
10:30 a.m.-12 p.m.
Materials Fee – $10
Participants can learn basic job search skills from an experienced career advisor.
Contact Andrea at ext. 334 or awehrley@jfcslouisville.org.

Reminder:  Now Offering Wheelchair-Accessible Transportation!

JFCS has a wheelchair-accessible vehicle.  A round trip fee is just $15. A one-time- only program assessment fee is $50. This service may be used for medical purposes or can be used to run errands or for more social needs. The service is available Monday through Friday, 9 a.m.-5.p.m. Find out more information by calling Mauri Malka at ext. 250 or mmalka@jfcslouisville.org.

Mitzvah/Volunteer Opportunities

PALS Drivers Needed
PALS drivers needed to drive a senior to an appointment just once each month. Training provided. Contact Shelley Kahn ext. 103 or skahn@jfcslouisville.org.

Shabbos Friends Volunteers Needed
Shabbos Friends volunteers needed to visit just one nursing facility on the 1st or 3rd Friday of each month, to share the Sabbath blessings, fresh challah and spiritual joy with Jewish residents living there. Training and supplies provided. Contact Shelley Kahn at ext. 103 or skahn@jfcslouisville.org.

Help Share Your Expertise
Do you have a background in marketing, accounting, law or merchandizing that you might consider sharing with someone who is starting a new business?  JFCS microenterprise clients need your expertise.  Contact Shelley Kahn at ext. 103 or skahn@jfcslouisville.org.

JFCS Food Pantry Items Needed
Food Pantry suggestions for November – Jams, jellies, stews and hearty soups. All donated food must be in its original packaging. Please do not donate expired items as they cannot be distributed.

Remember Hanukah Helpers

Hanukah Helpers is a joint program between JFCS and Temple Shalom, providing Jewish children with school supplies, new clothing, accessories, food, etc. Dreidels with information about the children can be picked up at Temple Shalom. All gifts for Hanukah Helpers are due by November 15, unwrapped, either to JFCS or Temple Shalom.


Senior Concierge HomeCare

Do you or anyone you know need in-home care? Get started with a caregiver today!

JFCS care managers will work with you and your family to provide necessary support to maintain safety, comfort, peace of mind and the highest quality of life for seniors who wish to remain in  their home or alternative living situation.

• Personal care & grooming
• Meal planning and preparation
• Light housekeeping
• Laundry
• Medication reminders
• Socialization & activity
• Respite

Contact Mauri Malki, ext 250 or mmalka@jfcslouisville.org

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