Kesher Program

Kesher is the congregational outreach program of Jewish Family Service of Rhode Island, funded by the Jewish Alliance of Greater Rhode Island, and currently active at Congregation Agudas Achim, Temple Torat Yisrael, Temple Am David, Temple Emanu-El, and Congregation Beth Sholom.

Kesher is a free and confidential program that provides an on-site clinical social worker at Temple Am David. Kesher works with individuals, couples, and families to provide short term counseling, crisis management, case management, support groups, workshops topical to the community needs, family life education programs, information about and referral to community supports.

Please contact Tara Watkins, LICSW, the Temple Am David Kesher social worker, at 401-527-7772 or at tara(at)jfsri(dot)org for more information. Her normal business hours are on Tuesdays and Thursdays.