Friendship Circle on Chabad.org

On August 14, 2012, Friendship Circle was featured on Chabad.org.


 Families With Special Needs Find Community Thanks to Chasidic Teachings

When Connor Larson turned 4 years old, his family became actively involved in the Friendship Circle.

“Connor absolutely loves going there,” Stacy Larson of Farmington Hills, Mich., says of the flagship project that gave birth to a network of Chabad-Lubavitchprograms benefitting children with special needs around the globe. “You can tell that when he walks in the door. He loves pushing buttons, he loves going inside; he feels like a normal kid.”…

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Families With Special Needs Find Community Thanks to Chasidic Teachings

Probing the Limits

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Friendship Circle Holds Social Distancing Graduation Parade

June 9, 2020 Social distancing parade visits students with special needs to congratulate those graduating elementary, middle, and…

Therapists Offer Tips for Surviving the (Expanded) Stay-at-Home Order

Local psychotherapists are seeing a lot of patients dealing with increased anxiety. Novel coronavirus. COVID-19. Self-quarantine. Social distancing….

UMatter’s Teen Mental Health Program Continues Online

The stay-at-home order was issued during the spring session, so participants of the Teen Talks have been unable…

Friendship Circle’s Lessons for Life Volunteer Cookie Koblin Shares Her Story

Koblin is a regular face at Friendship Circle, and plans to stay as long as she can. Cookie…

Friendship Circle’s Lessons for Life Offers Real-World Experience in State-of-the-Art-Village

Friendship Circle’s Weinberg Village teaches kids with special needs critical skills in a safe environment. Imagine a place…