As we have shared on multiple occasions, Jewish Child and Family Services and the JUF / Jewish Federation has been investing in West Rogers Park with the construction and operation of the new Abe and Ida Cooper Center on Pratt and Kedzie. The new building is beautiful and joins the Joy Faith Knapp Children’s Center as a demonstration of the JUF / JCFS commitment to our neighborhood.
The leadership of JCFS, led by CEO Howard Sitron, have also been active participants in many of the Jewish Community Council of West Rogers Park conversations on important advocacy initiatives and other community priorities.
Recently, JCFS completed another major change in West Rogers Park. Their tremendously important JCFS / JVS Access, Response Center and JVS Pharmacy Technician Programs have now been moved to a new home at 3033 W Touhy – right next to the Bernard Horwich JCC. I had the opportunity to tour the remodeled space, meet the leadership and see their programs and was very impressed.
There will be an open house at the brand-new location 3033 W. Touhy Ave., Chicago, IL – on Wednesday, February 22nd from 3:30 p – 5:30 p (extended time for Response only until 6:30 p). Kosher snacks will be provided and I would encourage the community to come out to learn about the services provided and wish JCFS mazel tov and thank them for their commitment to West Rogers Park.