What’s Coming Up

  • 23
    Sep

    Family Care Partner Support

    5:30 – 7 p.m. 
    Dorothy & Peter Brown Center at JVS
    29699 Southfield Rd.
    Southfield, MI 48076

    Individuals who are caring for an older adult discuss common issues and concerns and receive support and advice from our social work staff and other care partners. Groups are offered during the day or in the evening. Our day-time sessions address the specific needs of older adults living with dementia, while evening sessions are open to individuals caring for any older adult. For more information or to register, contact Dorothy Moon at dmoon@jvshumanservices.org or 248.233.4392.

  • 24
    Sep

    Business Connections

    7:30 a.m.
    JVS Human Services
    29699 Southfield Rd.
    Southfield MI 48076

    Make the Connection. Create a Network. We all know how valuable referrals are to growing a business. That’s why Charles Vercellone is here to equip you with some simple tips and tools that can make networking easy and effective. To register, contact Angela Bevak at abevak@jvshumanservices.org or 248.233.4482.  View flyer »

  • 24
    Sep

    Networking Strategies

    1 – 2:30 p.m.
    JVS
    29699 Southfield Rd.
    Southfield, MI 48076

    Tips for engaging in professional interactions and how to use your network to find hidden opportunities. For more information, call (248) 233-4245.

  • 26
    Sep

    Successful Job Search

    2 – 3:30 p.m.
    JVS
    29699 Southfield Road
    Southfield, MI 48076

    Searching for a job is an ever-changing process that becomes a job in itself. In this workshop, we will walk through ways to be successful during today’s job search process. For more information, call (248) 233-4245.

  • 02
    Oct

    Homebuyer Education

    5:30 – 8:30 p.m.
    JVS
    29699 Southfield Road
    Southfield, MI 48076

    This two-session program on October 2 and 3 will help you learn if homeownership is right for you, how to select the right home, work effectively with a lender, close on the loan and avoid foreclosure. A nominal material fee of $50 per household is payable in cash, credit card or money order. Pre-registration required by contacting HousingandBudgeting@jvshumanservices.org or (248) 233-4299. More info and other dates »

    New!

    Online homebuyer education workshop now available in English and Spanish. Completion of this workshop fulfills the MSHDA down payment assistance education requirement. Once you complete the online class, you must contact a JVS Housing Counselor to schedule a time to review your test results and then provide your certificate. Register »

  • 03
    Oct

    Positive Approach to Care Free Workshop: Normal Aging/Not Normal Aging

    Unlike older philosophies and methods of dementia care that emphasize what’s been lost, Positive Approach to Care focuses on what remains, which creates strong connections between the person living with dementia and their families and care partners and builds a framework for providing care with dignity. Attend one, two or all three sessions on Oct. 3 & 17, Nov. 7.  Offered at 10 am-noon in West Bloomfield; 4-6 pm in Southfield. Free respite care provided during the workshops. Sponsored by the Dorothy and Peter Brown Jewish Community Adult Day Program, a partnership of Jewish Senior Life and JVS Human Services. Funded by the Ralph C. Wilson Jr. Legacy Fund for Caregivers of the Community Foundation for SE Michigan. More info>>

  • 03
    Oct

    Gig Economy Success

    3 – 4:30 p.m.
    JVS
    29699 Southfield Road
    Southfield, MI 48076

    An overview on how to succeed in the new Gig Economy by looking at free agency, freelancing and the world of side-hustles. For more information, call (248) 233-4245.

  • 06
    Oct

    Yom Kippur Service

    11:00 a.m.
    Fleischman Residence
    Blumberg Plaza 6710 W. Maple Rd.
    West Bloomfield, MI 48322

    Join us for an intimate Yom Kippur Service created for families and their loved ones touched by dementia. This unique service will include the most important prayers and melodies led by Cantor Pamela Schiffer within a 45-minute timeframe. Sponsored by the Dorothy and Peter Brown Jewish Community Adult Day Program, a partnership of Jewish Senior Life and JVS. For more information, call (248) 661-6390. View flyer »

  • 07
    Oct

    Resume Strategies

    10 – 11:30 a.m.
    JVS
    29699 Southfield Rd.
    Southfield, MI 48076

    In this workshop, you will learn how to write a resume that will match your skills to the position you are applying for and how to write a cover letter that will highlight how your experience makes you the right person for the job. For more information, call (248) 233-4245.

  • 08
    Oct

    Care Partner Support

    1:30 – 3:30 p.m. 
    Dorothy & Peter Brown Center at JVS
    29699 Southfield Rd.
    Southfield, MI 48076

    Individuals who are caring for a loved one living with dementia discuss common issues and concerns and receive support and advice from our social work staff and other caregivers. To register, or for more information about evening meetings, which address the needs of individuals caring for any older adult, contact Dorothy Moon at dmoon@jvshumanservices.org or 248.233.4392.

  • 08
    Oct

    LinkedIn Advanced

    3 – 4:30 p.m.
    JVS
    29699 Southfield Road
    Southfield, MI 48076

    During this workshop, you will learn how to search for jobs, follow companies and make connections that will assist in your job search. This class is designed for individuals who already have a LinkedIn profile set up. Take our LinkedIn Basics class to learn how to create a profile. For more information, call (248) 233-4245.

  • 10
    Oct

    Care Partner Support

    1:30 – 3:30 p.m. 
    Dorothy & Peter Brown Center at JSL 
    6720 W. Maple Road
    West Bloomfield, MI 48322

    Individuals who are caring for a loved one living with dementia discuss common issues and concerns and receive support and advice from our social work staff and other caregivers. To register, or for more information about evening meetings, which address the needs of individuals caring for any older adult, contact Joely Lyons at 248.592.5032 or jlyons@jslmi.org.

  • 16
    Oct

    Be Aware of Your Rights: Predatory Lending, Fair Housing and Consumer Protection

    5:30 p.m. – 7 p.m.
    JVS
    29699 Southfield Rd.
    Southfield, MI 48076

    Don’t risk being the victim of identity theft or scams. Learn how to prevent becoming a victim or what to do if you become a victim. Learn how to become a better consumer by learning your rights. Please call to register at 248-233-4299.

  • 17
    Oct

    Positive Approach to Care Free Workshop: Positive Physical Approach and Hand Under Hand

    Unlike older philosophies and methods of dementia care that emphasize what’s been lost, Positive Approach to Care focuses on what remains, which creates strong connections between the person living with dementia and their families and care partners and builds a framework for providing care with dignity. Attend one or both Oct. 17, Nov. 7.  Offered at 10 am-noon in West Bloomfield; 4-6 pm in Southfield. Free respite care provided during the workshops. Sponsored by the Dorothy and Peter Brown Jewish Community Adult Day Program, a partnership of Jewish Senior Life and JVS Human Services. Funded by the Ralph C. Wilson Jr. Legacy Fund for Caregivers of the Community Foundation for SE Michigan. More info>>

  • 17
    Oct

    Career Tune-up

    3 – 4:30 p.m.
    JVS
    29699 Southfield Road
    Southfield, MI 48076

    Join us as New Experience Internship applicants and job seekers alike are invited to network, share job-leads and learn more about the nuances of the job search in today’s economy in a supportive environment. For more information, call (248) 233-4245.

  • 17
    Oct

    Career Club Meet-up

    6:30 – 8 p.m.
    JVS
    29699 Southfield Road
    Southfield, MI 48076

    Forum for people who are passionate about professional growth. Meetings focus on sharing insights, information and resources, building your network, and improving the quality and enjoyment of your work life. For more information, call (248) 233-4245.

  • 28
    Oct

    Ace the Interview

    10 – 11:30 a.m.
    JVS
    29699 Southfield Rd.
    Southfield, MI 48076

    No matter how many times you’ve done it, interviewing is one of the most stressful parts of the job search. During this workshop, we will review how to answer interview questions, tips for being at your best and how to sell yourself for the job. For more information, call (248) 233-4245.

  • 28
    Oct

    Family Care Partner Support

    5:30 – 7 p.m. 
    Dorothy & Peter Brown Center at JVS
    29699 Southfield Rd.
    Southfield, MI 48076

    Individuals who are caring for an older adult discuss common issues and concerns and receive support and advice from our social work staff and other care partners. Groups are offered during the day or in the evening. Our day-time sessions address the specific needs of older adults living with dementia, while evening sessions are open to individuals caring for any older adult. For more information or to register, contact Dorothy Moon at dmoon@jvshumanservices.org or 248.233.4392.

  • 29
    Oct

    Networking Strategies

    1:30 – 3 p.m.
    JVS
    29699 Southfield Rd.
    Southfield, MI 48076

    Tips for engaging in professional interactions and how to use your network to find hidden opportunities. For more information, call (248) 233-4245.

  • 30
    Oct

    Successful Job Search

    2 – 3:30 p.m.
    JVS
    29699 Southfield Road
    Southfield, MI 48076

    Searching for a job is an ever-changing process that becomes a job in itself. In this workshop, we will walk through ways to be successful during today’s job search process. For more information, call (248) 233-4245.

  • 05
    Nov

    Recharge!

    10 a.m. – 12 p.m.
    JVS
    29699 Southfield Road
    Southfield, MI 48076

    Learn how to reinvent yourself by exploring your passions and strengths to create a meaningful and rewarding encore career. This four-week career development program will guide you in the process of assessing your interests and life experiences. View flyer »

  • 05
    Nov

    Homebuyer Education

    5:30 – 8:30 p.m.
    JVS
    29699 Southfield Road
    Southfield, MI 48076

    This two-session program on November 5 and 6 will help you learn if homeownership is right for you, how to select the right home, work effectively with a lender, close on the loan and avoid foreclosure. A nominal material fee of $50 per household is payable in cash, credit card or money order. Pre-registration required by contacting HousingandBudgeting@jvshumanservices.org or (248) 233-4299. More info and other dates »

    New!

    Online homebuyer education workshop now available in English and Spanish. Completion of this workshop fulfills the MSHDA down payment assistance education requirement. Once you complete the online class, you must contact a JVS Housing Counselor to schedule a time to review your test results and then provide your certificate. Register »

  • 07
    Nov

    Positive Approach to Care Free Workshop: Using Skills That Make a Difference

    Unlike older philosophies and methods of dementia care that emphasize what’s been lost, Positive Approach to Care focuses on what remains, which creates strong connections between the person living with dementia and their families and care partners and builds a framework for providing care with dignity. Offered at 10 am-noon in West Bloomfield; 4-6 pm in Southfield. Free respite care provided during the workshops. Sponsored by the Dorothy and Peter Brown Jewish Community Adult Day Program, a partnership of Jewish Senior Life and JVS Human Services. Funded by the Ralph C. Wilson Jr. Legacy Fund for Caregivers of the Community Foundation for SE Michigan. More info>>

  • 12
    Nov

    Care Partner Support

    1:30 – 3:30 p.m. 
    Dorothy & Peter Brown Center at JVS
    29699 Southfield Rd.
    Southfield, MI 48076

    Individuals who are caring for a loved one living with dementia discuss common issues and concerns and receive support and advice from our social work staff and other caregivers. To register, or for more information about evening meetings, which address the needs of individuals caring for any older adult, contact Dorothy Moon at dmoon@jvshumanservices.org or 248.233.4392.

  • 14
    Nov

    Care Partner Support

    1:30 – 3:30 p.m. 
    Dorothy & Peter Brown Center at JSL 
    6720 W. Maple Road
    West Bloomfield, MI 48322

    Individuals who are caring for a loved one living with dementia discuss common issues and concerns and receive support and advice from our social work staff and other caregivers. To register, or for more information about evening meetings, which address the needs of individuals caring for any older adult, contact Joely Lyons at 248.592.5032 or jlyons@jslmi.org.

  • 18
    Nov

    Family Care Partner Support

    5:30 – 7 p.m. 
    Dorothy & Peter Brown Center at JVS
    29699 Southfield Rd.
    Southfield, MI 48076

    Individuals who are caring for an older adult discuss common issues and concerns and receive support and advice from our social work staff and other care partners. Groups are offered during the day or in the evening. Our day-time sessions address the specific needs of older adults living with dementia, while evening sessions are open to individuals caring for any older adult. For more information or to register, contact Dorothy Moon at dmoon@jvshumanservices.org or 248.233.4392.

  • 19
    Nov

    What Does It Mean to Be Insured?

    5:30 p.m. – 7 p.m.
    JVS
    29699 Southfield Rd.
    Southfield, MI 48076

    This workshop will cover auto, home owners, renters, disability and various types of life insurance. Come and speak with experienced insurance agents and find out things that can work for you. Please call to register at 248-233-4299.

  • 04
    Dec

    Homebuyer Education

    5:30 – 8:30 p.m.
    JVS
    29699 Southfield Road
    Southfield, MI 48076

    This two-session program on December 4 and 5 will help you learn if homeownership is right for you, how to select the right home, work effectively with a lender, close on the loan and avoid foreclosure. A nominal material fee of $50 per household is payable in cash, credit card or money order. Pre-registration required by contacting HousingandBudgeting@jvshumanservices.org or (248) 233-4299. More info and other dates »

    New!

    Online homebuyer education workshop now available in English and Spanish. Completion of this workshop fulfills the MSHDA down payment assistance education requirement. Once you complete the online class, you must contact a JVS Housing Counselor to schedule a time to review your test results and then provide your certificate. Register »

  • 10
    Dec

    Care Partner Support

    1:30 – 3:30 p.m. 
    Dorothy & Peter Brown Center at JVS
    29699 Southfield Rd.
    Southfield, MI 48076

    Individuals who are caring for a loved one living with dementia discuss common issues and concerns and receive support and advice from our social work staff and other caregivers. To register, or for more information about evening meetings, which address the needs of individuals caring for any older adult, contact Dorothy Moon at dmoon@jvshumanservices.org or 248.233.4392.

  • 12
    Dec

    Care Partner Support

    1:30 – 3:30 p.m. 
    Dorothy & Peter Brown Center at JSL 
    6720 W. Maple Road
    West Bloomfield, MI 48322

    Individuals who are caring for a loved one living with dementia discuss common issues and concerns and receive support and advice from our social work staff and other caregivers. To register, or for more information about evening meetings, which address the needs of individuals caring for any older adult, contact Joely Lyons at 248.592.5032 or jlyons@jslmi.org.

  • 16
    Dec

    Family Care Partner Support

    5:30 – 7 p.m. 
    Dorothy & Peter Brown Center at JVS
    29699 Southfield Rd.
    Southfield, MI 48076

    Individuals who are caring for an older adult discuss common issues and concerns and receive support and advice from our social work staff and other care partners. Groups are offered during the day or in the evening. Our day-time sessions address the specific needs of older adults living with dementia, while evening sessions are open to individuals caring for any older adult. For more information or to register, contact Dorothy Moon at dmoon@jvshumanservices.org or 248.233.4392.

  • 17
    Dec

    Understanding Student Loans

    5:30 p.m. – 7 p.m.
    JVS
    29699 Southfield Rd.
    Southfield, MI 48076

    Does student loan debt have your head spinning? Come to this workshop to find out information about paying back student loans, how it effects your credit and how you can still buy a home even with the student loan debt you have. Please call to register at 248-233-4299.