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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Thank you to everyone who joined us on Tuesday at JCCA's 2019 Celebration of Hope Gala! Our signature event raised more than $800,000 and we could not be more grateful to everyone who made this successful evening possible. Amid the glittering crystals of the famed...
Every year, JCCA’s Robert Maslow Awards for Excellence in Practice recognize employees who have gone above and beyond their duties in support of JCCA’s mission. For a glimpse into the passion and dedication that power JCCA’s life-saving work, read our interview series...
Our dedicated JCCA staff held their annual Halloween parties, supporting clinical work with fun, safe activities for kids and families. In the Bronx, the annual Halloween party was packed with over a hundred children in costume ready for pizza, trick-or-treating and...
“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!”