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Why Education is an Important Pillar of our Mission

Why Education is an Important Pillar of our Mission

  The JFS team works on our mission of enhancing the quality of life of individuals and families of all ages, faiths, and backgrounds. We do so through three pillars – Service, Compassion, and Education. Historically, we’ve provided service, compassion, and...
JFS Expands Counseling to Foster Care Community

JFS Expands Counseling to Foster Care Community

Jewish Family Service of San Antonio is partnering with Child Advocates San Antonio (CASA) and the Bexar County Children’s Court to provide licensed counselors and social workers for children in the foster care system as part of the Fostering Educational Success Pilot...
How do we quit shaming?

How do we quit shaming?

My 18-year old daughter tested positive for COVID-19 last month.   She hung out with a friend who was unknowingly sick a couple of weeks before she started showing signs of having the coronavirus herself. She also works in retail, so there’s no real way of...
Is School Stressing You Out?

Is School Stressing You Out?

Dear Therapist, I see a lot of my friends on social media talking about how they are keeping their kids home no matter what. The overall message I get from their posts is that putting your kid in school (once school allows in-person education) is bad parenting. My...
No End in Sight

No End in Sight

Dear Therapist, I am still struggling with the coronavirus pandemic. I think the difference in this problem, compared to all other issues that cause me anxiety, is that there is no end in sight. I can’t think of a scarier thought than that. People keep saying...