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.
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 our Black and Brown citizens 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.
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JCCA’s Youth Development Team works with teenagers in our Foster Home Services Program to help them develop the skills they need for successful adulthood. JCCA spoke with Youth and Career Development Coordinator, Theodor Gervais, about his career journey and why he fell in love with the work. This interview was edited and condensed for clarity.
On June 4, 2020, JCCA held a virtual graduation celebration for all of the foster youth in our care. Ron Richter, CEO of JCCA began the ceremony with words of encouragement and pride. “We are proud of our graduates every year,” he said. “Graduating...
Friday, June 26 was the last day of the 2020 school year for school for NYC public school students. It was a day for all of hard work of the past year and beyond to be recognized. For many of 2020 graduates of Liberation Diploma Plus High School in...