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.

Our Impact

Life changing programs offered

Volunteers on Campus each year


of every dollar goes directly to services

years of transforming lives

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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Halloween at JCCA

Halloween at JCCA

What do you get when a troll, an alien, a Demogorgon, and Cousin Itt walk into a room? You get an awesome Halloween party! At JCCA's Bronx office, our dedicated staff held their annual Halloween party.The party was packed with over a hundred...

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A Rosh Hashanah Message From Rabbi Ilan Ginian

A Rosh Hashanah Message From Rabbi Ilan Ginian

A central theme of the upcoming Jewish holiday is the blowing of the traditional ram’s horn trumpet, the shofar. As a young boy I remember the beginning of the school year and the heavy weight that came with it. Transitioning from summer fun to...

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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!”