We are JCCA
We help abused, neglected and traumatized children heal physically and emotionally through compassionate, quality care. Our 37 programs include foster care, residential treatment facilities, mental health services, case management, education programs and special services for children who have been the victims of sexual abuse. We serve New York’s neediest and most vulnerable children and families to insure that their safety, permanency and well-being leads to a life of stability and promise.
OP-ED FROM JCCA CEO RONALD E. RICHTER IN THE NEW YORK DAILY NEWS
The Education Foster Kids Deserve
JCCA CEO Ronald E. Richter writes, “One of the first steps a school can take to support students is to encourage discussions of foster homes and other non-traditional families in everyday classroom conversations. By normalizing the topic without identifying any particular student, children in care feel validated and seen, even if they choose not to disclose their family situation to their peers.”
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Dear Friends, We light the menorah during the eight nights of Chanukah, which begins tonight, to honor the Maccabees, the small Jewish army that managed to fight off vicious invaders who had desecrated or destroyed every trace of Jewish spiritual observance in Judea,...
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“I was placed into JCCA at 12 years old…I’m now 32 years old a mother, a wife and a successful entrepreneur traveling around the world sharing my story and touching lives. Thank you for changing my life!”