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?

Message from CEO Ronald Richter: Black History Month

Message from CEO Ronald Richter: Black History Month

Dear JCCA Colleagues, Today marks the beginning of Black History Month 2021, when we focus on and celebrate the infinite accomplishments and contributions of Black Americans past and present. Reflecting and learning from this history propels us...

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JCCA Pinkerton Intern Reflects on Her Experience

JCCA Pinkerton Intern Reflects on Her Experience

The Pinkerton Mentored Intern program is a 12-week program for young adults in JCCA’s Foster Care program. Mentees are matched, according to their interests, with a staff member in one of JCCA’s administrative departments. Pinkerton interns also...

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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!”