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April 16, 2009

Tune-In Alert: April is Child Abuse Prevention Month

Child Abuse AlertListen to 1010 WINS (AM) throughout the month of April as the radio station airs a public service announcement to help raise awareness for Child Abuse Prevention Month and to promote JCCA’s Child Abuse Alert booklet. If you suspect that a child is being abused and you don’t know what to do, JCCA has an excellent resource for you: Child Abuse Alert, a free 16-page booklet, designed to help you recognize some of the signs that a child is at risk and to give you the confidence to act. You can request booklets for yourself or your organization on our website or by calling 212-425-3333. You can also download it here. It is available in English, Spanish, and Russian. To send this email to a friend who might be interested in receiving a Child Abuse Alert, click here.

JCCA’s “Celebration of Hope” Benefit

Celebration of HOPE

On May 5, 2009, Celebration of Hope, a cocktail reception, will be held at The Plaza in New York City to raise funds to benefit children and families. Stanley F. Barshay, our longtime Trustee and Chairman of Consumer Health Care, Schering-Plough Corporation, will be honored at the event, as will Stacy Hochfelder, Andrea Soloway, and Stephanie J. Spiegel for their volunteer service to the youth of The Cottage Schools. There will be many wonderful auction items to bid on. We sincerely hope you will be able to join us and look forward to your support in making this evening a remarkable success!

Please visit to buy tickets, make a donation, or learn more about the event. For more information, call the Benefit Office at 212-838-2660, ext 21.

Walk for the Cottage Schools
Sunday, May 17, 2009
9:30-11:00 AM (rain or shine!)

The 2nd Annual WALK for The Cottage Schools raises funds and offers hope to our foster care youth at The Cottage Schools, Pleasantville & Edenwald, the residential treatment programs of Jewish Child Care Association. These programs provide a safe, structured environment for troubled young people while they work to resolve their difficulties and return to their own communities.

Please join us for WALK for The Cottage Schools on Sunday, May 17, 9:30-11:00 AM (rain or shine!) on the campus at 1075 Broadway, Pleasantville, NY.

There is a $1.5 million gap between government funding and necessary expenses. This is why we need your help. Every dollar raised will go directly into programs that give help and hope to these young people.

Last year, more than 350 teens, campus residents, parents, and seniors participated in our first-ever WALK for the Cottage Schools. Please help us increase that number and raise a dollar for every step taken in 2009.

Sign up today at or call 212-558-9908.

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We need your support! Please consider making a generous donation to JCCA so that every child can grow up hopeful. To make a contribution, please click here.

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Foster Home Services
Family Foster Care/Kinship
Family Foster Care: ChildSuccessNYC

Treatment Foster Care Oregon
Specialized Family Foster Care:
Medically Fragile

Treatment Family Foster Care
Tutoring Services
Residential Services
The Cottage Schools:
Edenwald Center
Pleasantville Cottage School
Pleasantville START
The Center for Healing

Coordinated Community

Bridges to Health
Brooklyn Democracy Academy
Parent Advocate Program

Mental Health And Preventive Services
Preventive Services
Family Ties
Helping Hands for Families
Child and Parent Psychotherapy
Brief Strategic Family Therapy
Brief Strategic Family Therapy—Specialized Teen Preventive Services
Functional Family Therapy

Counseling and Support Programs
Brooklyn Child and
Adolescent Guidance Center
Brooklyn Families Together
JCCA Family Resource Center

Case Management
Central Brooklyn Family Services
FACT Waiver
North Brooklyn Children's Services
Transitions for Children

Second Chances
Services in the
Jewish Community

Bukharian Teen Lounge
Compass Project
Forest Hills Child Care Center
Young Bukharian Leadership Institute
Kew Gardens Hills Youth Center
Partners in Caring
Two Together Tutoring Program

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