The Jewish Community Council of Greater Coney Island (JCCGCI) is a community-based organization serving individuals and families in New York City with a wide range of social services, as well as capacity-building support to other community-based non-profit organizations throughout the city.
We are a not-for-profit 501(c)(3) tax-exempt organization, founded in 1973, dedicated to improving the quality of life for the frail elderly, the vocationally disadvantaged, underprivileged immigrants and educationally at-risk youth.
One of our ESL students came to her teacher to say that she had been in the U.S. for 11 years, but this week was the first time she had written a check and money order by herself. She was able ...read more...
Social Services for Nazi victims have been supported by a grant from the Conference on Jewish Material Claims Against Germany.
Jewish Community Council of Greater Coney Island is eternally grateful to the Altman Foundation (Jane B. O’Connell, President; Karen L. Rosa, Vice President and Executive Director) for serving as our first Foundation funding source and thereby as catalyst opening the door to Foundation support to JCCGCI. Over the past more than two decades, myriads of services to the full spectrum of the needy of our society has resulted from Altman Foundation’s vision.