Empowering Parents

Improving your relationship with your kids

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Adolescence can be a somewhat self-centered, narcissistic stage. Many children suffer from entitlement and rage with detrimental consequences. Our goal is to improve the relationship with our children through education, effective communication and the setting of age-appropriate boundaries. 

This group will support and offer tools to those who are living with others who are exhibiting adolescent behaviours regardless of their age. Each Wednesday, JACS offers a professionally facilitated support group for parents facing these challenges. We provide practical guidance and emotional support through education and discussion in an understanding and confidential environment. There is no cost to attend. This group is facilitated by Cori Gould. For more information, please contact cori@jacstoronto.org

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Testimonials

Since opening in 2000, we’ve helped more than 10,000 families who have struggles with addiction.
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It’s heartwarming to see the work JACS does in our community up close. I watched as their professionals educated community members on addiction triggers and mental health obstacles, which ensured those in the audience they were not alone in their daily struggles. Never have I been able to see an organization’s impact so clearly in such a short period of time.
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After doing drugs for over 42 years I had had enough and desperately wanted to stop ! Now 3 years clean I still attend meetings at JACS. If I would have known that recovery is this good I would have done it a long time ago.
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I have become calmer and able to face challenges easier. During these COVID lockdowns and look to the meditation classes as the highlight of my day!
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I had long know I was a sex addict and didn’t know where to turn. My life had been unmanageable and I was not able to control my addiction. The first couple of COVID months were extremely isolating and hard for me. Finding distractions and projects was not a solution to my addiction. JACS is offering fellowship, support, structure, counselling, a safe open honest space and hope. I am grateful for the support and opportunity JACS offers.
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It’s heartwarming to see the work JACS does in our community up close. I watched as their professionals educated community members on addiction triggers and mental health obstacles, which ensured those in the audience they were not alone in their daily struggles. Never have I been able to see an organization’s impact so clearly in such a short period of time.

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JACS Client

After doing drugs for over 42 years I had had enough and desperately wanted to stop ! Now 3 years clean I still attend meetings at JACS. If I would have known that recovery is this good I would have done it a long time ago.

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I have become calmer and able to face challenges easier. During these COVID lockdowns and look to the meditation classes as the highlight of my day!

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Client

I had long know I was a sex addict and didn’t know where to turn. My life had been unmanageable and I was not able to control my addiction. The first couple of COVID months were extremely isolating and hard for me. Finding distractions and projects was not a solution to my addiction. JACS is offering fellowship, support, structure, counselling, a safe open honest space and hope. I am grateful for the support and opportunity JACS offers.