Our Am Shalom clergy is always ready to help any of our Congregants and their families in whatever way possible.
While office hours are Monday-Thursday, 9:00-5:00 pm, and Friday, 9:00-3:00 pm, our clergy is on call 24/7 in case of emergency. Even when they are not in the office, Rabbi Lowenstein, Rabbi Sommer, Rabbi Mandel, and Cantor Markowicz check their e-mail and voice mail on a regular basis, and will quickly respond to any urgent matter.
In addition, we recommend the following community resources:
Family Service of Glencoe
Family Service of Highland Park
The Interfaith Housing Center provides services to individuals who face housing discrimination, foreclosure and conflict with their landlord or management company. 847.501.5760
Jewish Child & Family Service provides group and family counseling along with community education. 847.272.2882
J-Help was established in 2008 to assist those who have been most severely impacted by providing financial help for emergency food, utilities, rent, medicine and scholarships for participating in Jewish life. 312.357.4949
The Career Resource Center provides low-cost career counseling. 847.295.5626
CJE Senior Life offers a comprehensive network of services for older adults, including independent living and other residential options, transportation, home health, short-term rehabilitation, Alzheimer’s care and more. 773.508.1000
SHALVA provides a 24-hour crisis line, individual and group counseling, legal information and court support, community advocacy, interest free loans, and referral services to families struggling with domestic abuse. 773.583.HOPE
JEN, Jewish Employment Network, provides networking events; listing in the Candidate Profiles publication; support and strategy groups; videotaped mock interviews; job listings and computer/internet services.
At Am Shalom our clergy and staff are here to help in any way possible. Call to set up an appointment or just stop in. Please call 847.835.4800 or contact one of our rabbis or cantor: Rabbi Steven Stark Lowenstein, Rabbi Phyllis Sommer, Rabbi Pam Mandel, Cantor Andrea Rae Markowicz