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JCCA's mission is based on a heritage of more than 191 years of providing quality services to children and their families, and the universal mandate within the Jewish tradition of tikkun olam -- the responsibility of every person to make the world a better place.

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About JCCA

Welcome to the JCCA Newsroom (formerly known as Jewish Child Care Association)

Leslie Gottlieb
Director of Communication and Marketing


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Mount Pleasant, troubled youth centers seek accord: Stern - Lohud - 07/18/2016

Through Our Readers' Eyes - Lohud - 07/5/2016

Intergenerational Bonds Bloom When Jewish Seniors, Students Share a Campus - JNS - 04/19/2016

Here and Now: Sex Trafficking - ABC7NY - 04/17/2016

Bridging the Gap: Helping Transform Foster Children’s Educational Futures - NYN Media - 03/29/2016

NYN Presents Front Line Heroes - NYN Media - 03/14/2016

I-Team: Undocumented Immigrant Explains How to Pay for a Green Card - NBC - 02/16/2016

Career forum held for Bukharian teens - Times Ledger - 02/12/2016

Thom Hamill Joins JCCA as CAO - Crain's New York Business - 01/18/2016

Just Who Is The JCCA? - Westchester Magazine - January 2016

Help For Traumatized Kids: A Letter to the Editor - NY Times - 12/29/2015

Nonprofit group paints Brownsville classrooms - News12 - 12/19/2015

How a Brownsville School Helps At-Risk Students Get to College - DNAinfo - 11/12/2015

Frontline Hero: Brooklyn Democracy Academy's Tashawnee Guarriello - NYN Media - 11/9/2015

Internships Create Confidence, Friendships & Skills - The Jewish Week - 10/12/2015

Many Former Foster Youths Don't Know They Have Health Care - NPR - 10/1/2015

Cottage School mentor program forms strong bonds - The Journal News - 8/2/2015

The Animation Project is Putting Life in Motion for At-Risk Youth - The Brooklyn Reader - 7/20/2015

Instilling Teens With Bukharian Pride: Manashe Khaimov, 27 - The Jewish Week - 6/1/2015

Judge Ronald Richter Named New CEO of JCCA: Wall Street Journal, Crain's New York, New York Law Journal, New York Nonprofit Press, JP Updates, Yahoo News - 3/11/2015 

Domestic-Violence Homicides Fall in City - Wall Street Journal - 2/2/2015

'A Tree Grows In Pleasantville' To Benefit At-Risk Youth - Pleasantville Daily Voice - 12/31/2014

After Years With Caregivers, Cherishing Her Independence - New York Times - 11/22/2014

Letter to the Editor: Look for the signs of child abuse - New York Daily News - 8/27/2014

Brooklyn Democracy Academy helps troubled teens graduate despite the obstacles posed by their tumultuous lives - New York Daily News - 7/6/2014

Student at Transfer School in Brooklyn Celebrate Graduation - NY1 - 7/2/2014

Rap Icon Visits Cottage Schools - The Journal News - 6/11/2014

Recent Press Releases

Hosted by Tony Award winner Joanna Gleason, JCCA’s Celebration of Hope raises more than $700,000 for New York’s neediest children

Elise Felix Rubin and Howard Rubin to be Honored for Exemplary Service and Empowering People with Special Needs

Jacqueline Sherman Joins JCCA as Chief Legal and Administrative Officer

Keturah Pierre Promoted to Senior Vice President for Community Services for JCCA

Thom Hamill Selected to be Chief Advancement Officer of JCCA

New Vice President for Child Health and Well-Being

Post-Gala Release

The Compass Project's Toast to Success

Judge Ronald E. Richter Named New CEO of JCCA

Repair the world, child by child