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NEW! Parent Plus Program

Jewish Family Service is very pleased to announce a new program, starting in January 2015. The Parent Plus Program, funded by a Utah Department of Workforce Services TANF grant, is for couples and families who want to strengthen their family relationships. FREE program including: Dinner and Childcare (ages 0-12 only) Relationship Strengthening Workshop for Adults Parenting Workshop for Adults Enrichment for Children Who: Any parenting couple - pre-engaged, pre-marital, married, committed, partners, co-parents, guardians, primary caregivers, grandparents —anyone from newlyweds to seniors What: FREE program based on empirically validated researchSeven Principals Program formatSkills-based learning environmentPersonal issues not disclosed Participants must commit to all six sessions When: Weekly for 6 weeks on Wednesday evenings (Or Sundays as detailed below)5:30 - 6:00  Dinner as a family 6:00 - 7:30  Program for Adults, Enrichment for Children Where: Jewish Family Service 1111 East 3300 South #218 Salt Lake City 84106 Free parking Click HERE for directions/map Why: You wish to enhance a good partnership, need better conflict management tools, and desire to gain skills to address perpetual and solvable problems to improve your relationship and your parenting.    How: PRE-REGISTRATION REQUIRED - Contact Facilitator Amy Edwards, ACMHC, NCC, Certified Gottman Educator, at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or 801.746.4334   Schedule for 2015 Weekly…

Dec. 9 - Get Your Holiday On! Zumba & Holiday Bazaar

On Tuesday, December 9, JFS is hosting a fun evening of Zumba dance, shopping, and socializing at the Jeremy Ranch Golf Clubhouse in Park City (8770 N. Jeremy Rd, 84098). Register online HERE or pay at the door. $25 suggested donation. Come join the Party! 6:30 - 7:15  Zumba (optional, no experience necessary)7:30 - 9:00  Holiday Bazaar, featuring local artisans - handcrafted jewelry, art, fashion, juice, essential oils, pottery, photography, cosmetics, organic arrangements, and more Heavy Appetizers and Drinks will be served.  Opportunity drawing for items made by our artisan vendors.Contact Victoria at JFS with any questions at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or 801.746.4334.  


Watch JFS on PBS. Current JFS Board Treasurer and President-Elect Ann Bernstein was interviewed about JFS's Tribute Gala for Contact, on KUED Channel 7, Salt Lake's PBS affiliate (original air date October 22, 2014).  For more on KUED's Contact, click here.     


    Jewish Family Service extends a hearty THANK YOU TO ALL who supported the agency through the LivePC-GivePC campaign on Nov. 7, as well as our Tribute Dinner on Nov. 9!!JFS extends our deepest gratitude to all the individuals and businesses who participated in our 7th Annual Tribute Dinner on Nov. 9, where we hosted our biggest crowd ever! And our heartfelt thanks to our donors who helped us raise almost four times as much as last year through LivePC-GivePC on Nov. 9! We also want to especially thank the anonymous donors who provided JFS with a generous matching grant, doubling the value of donations.          Again, THANK YOU so very much for sustaining JFS through your support of the Tribute Dinner and LivePC-GivePC!These events raise essential funds to enable JFS to continue to provide services relied upon by people of all denominations, through our counseling, senior adult services, and safety net programs. WE COULD NOT DO IT WITHOUT YOU!