Support Groups & Services

For more information about this program, please contact:

Sara Shapiro, LMSW — (516) 822-3535, x335  |  sshapiro@miyjcc.org or

Hillary Cook, LMSW —  (516) 822-3535, x328  |  hcook@miyjcc.org.


Partners in Caring (PIC) is partnership of UJA Federation of New York, the Mid-Island Y JCC and community synagogues bringing a wide array of social services to the Jewish Community. A team of qualified and experienced social workers provide consultation and training to synagogue clergy, staff and lay leaders as well as direct social work services for congregants.  


What services are offered?

     • Crisis Intervention

     • Short-term Counseling

     • Case Management

     • Information and Referral

     • Support Groups

     • Legal, Financial and Career Counseling (UJA-Federation’s Connect to Care)

     • Community Education Programs

     • Volunteer Services

For more information, please call Shanee Kirschenbaum at (516) 822-3535, x384. 


Partners in Caring has been made possible with the generous support of UJA-Federation 

of New York’s Caring Commission.