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Celebrate Purim Pittsburgh in Squirrel Hill on March 20th!

Jewish Family & Children’s Service is one of several community organizations collaborating on Purim Pittsburgh, a community-wide festival to be held on Sunday, March 20 from 4 to 8 p.m. in Squirrel Hill. Purim is a joyous festival that commemorates … Continue reading

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A birth mother’s journey to adoption

November marks National Adoption Month, which is a special time for families and children to celebrate their adoptions, and a time for agencies and organizations to raise awareness about adoption services and support available within their communities. Adoption is a … Continue reading

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Lost in translation

Imagine you speak limited English, but not enough to access public transportation, help your child at school or go to the doctor. Where do you turn? How do you get the help you need? Sang*, a 21-year-old refugee from Bhutan, … Continue reading

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How to cope when your child leaves for college

It’s almost that time in August, when many young adults will start heading off to college for the first time. While the experience is filled with excitement, Gila Lux, a licensed clinical therapist with Squirrel Hill Psychological Services (SHPS), says … Continue reading

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JF&CS helps teens and young adults with paid internships for the summer

With the help of Jewish Family & Children’s Service’s participation in the City of Pittsburgh’s Learn & Earn program, Kiwana Kennedy, an 18-year-old high school senior, applied to the summer program and was placed in an internship at JF&CS’s Squirrel … Continue reading

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Quest Camp combines summer camp and therapy for children with social and emotional challenges

Parents of children with Autism-related challenges or other diagnoses such as Attention Deficit Disorder or anxiety may hesitate when considering┬ásummer camps. They may even forgo the idea altogether because many camps do not address their child’s unique needs. For children … Continue reading

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Quest Camp combines summer camp with therapy for children with social and emotional challenges

Parents of children with Autism-related challenges or other diagnoses such as Attention Deficit Disorder or anxiety may hesitate when considering┬ásummer camps. They may even forgo the idea altogether because many camps do not address their child’s unique needs. For children … Continue reading

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