Counseling and Family Support Services

Professional counseling services are offered for individuals from all religions and backgrounds and at every life stage–from young children to seniors!  Let us guide you through life’s difficult times and help you to manage challenges, gain strength and move forward. Our trained professional staff can help you define goals, manage conflict, build communication skills and teach you skills to manage stress and worry.

JEWISH FAMILY SERVICE OF GREATER NEW HAVEN- LET OUR FAMILY OF COMPASSIONATE CLINICIANS HELP YOURS!

At times, we all need help. CHANGE BEGINS WITH A PHONE CALL. Please contact Shelly Bheer, LCSW, at 203-389-5599 ext. 114 or sbheer@jfsnh.org.

We are here for you!

ADULT AND SENIOR SERVICES:

  • Individual counseling
  • Couples counseling
  • Family counseling
  • Support groups
  • Separation and Divorce

CHILDREN AND YOUTH SERVICES:

  • Individual and family counseling
  • School issues
  • Socialization Groups
  • Play therapy

JFSGNH has both an adult and a child psychiatrist on staff who work collaboratively with the counseling team. Children, adolescents, or adults with a history of multiple inpatient hospitalizations for psychiatric reasons or behavior that requires a structured program are NOT appropriate for treatment at JFSGNH.

TANF Case Management Services
The TANF Case Management Services Program is dedicated to empowering families to succeed by identifying and reducing the effects of barriers to employment, increase access to community resources, and minimize risk to children. Our staff works with clients to identify family strengths and acquire the necessary tools to help them succeed in education, employment and community building.

TANF CM Services is a statewide welfare to work initiative of the Connecticut Council of Family Service Agencies (CCFSA),  funded by both the CT Department of Social Services (DSS) and the Department of Labor (DOL). This referral-only program is designed to assist recipients of Temporary Family Assistance (TFA) achieve self-reliance and healthy inter-dependence through intensive, solution focused case management and care. Operating on a nontraditional work schedule, it provides home-based services in order to meet the needs of our families. For more information contact CCFSA at (800) 505-9000.