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 ensure that their safety, permanency and well-being leads to a life of stability and promise.

Our Impact

Life changing programs offered

Volunteers on Campus each year

%

of every dollar goes directly to services

years of transforming lives

JCCA’s Commitment to Equity and Anti-Racism

JCCA vehemently condemns the brutal repression of those fighting for systemic change and for the rights of Black and Brown people to live and breathe. JCCA denounces the over-policing of communities of color that has resulted in demoralizing, dehumanizing damage that is inextricably intertwined with the challenges our clients face.

Want to make a difference for children and families?

Rosh Hashanah 5783

Rosh Hashanah 5783

Dear Friends of JCCA, For those following the Jewish calendar, the High Holy Days, referred to in the Torah as the Days of Awe, begin Sunday at sundown. The word awe, implying a sense of both amazement and humility, also describes something I often...

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Bringing Digital Marketing Skills To JCCA Youth

Bringing Digital Marketing Skills To JCCA Youth

Youth on the Pleasantville campus are gaining marketable job skills thanks to a partnership with 4th Ave Market, the largest Black-owned online hair and beauty supply store. The course participants spend an hour and half each Wednesday learning...

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JCCA Launches NYC’s First Youth ACT Program

JCCA Launches NYC’s First Youth ACT Program

The high-touch multidisciplinary team of providers and peers tailor services for each child and family; meet children where they are in the community  - The CDC reports mental health–related emergency department visits among 12 to 17 year-olds...

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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!”

— NYALA PHILLIPS