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At the Jewish Community Council of Greater Coney Island (JCCGCI), our mission is to improve the quality of life of the frail elderly, vocationally disadvantaged poor, underprivileged immigrants and educationally at-risk youth of our city. With forty (40) service sites throughout the five boroughs staffed by almost 350 social service professionals, JCCGCI believes that strengthening the well-being of our [...]
It began as an effort to help Brooklyn’s Haredi population develop marketable job skills and find meaningful employment opportunities. Over the past four years the Jewish Community Council of Greater Coney Island (JCCGCI)’s Parnossoh Employment Services Program has been wildly successful, expanding its offerings while also helping over 300 people take their place in the work force and thereby [...]
Passover can be a trying time of year for those of limited means, with the cost of holiday foods posing a seemingly insurmountable obstacle. As in previous years, the Jewish Community Council of Greater Coney Island endeavored to ensure that as many low-income individuals (mostly senior citizens) as possible could properly celebrate the holiday. This year, 3,435 distinct economically-challenged individuals [...]