The Jewish Community Council of Greater Coney Island provides a range of services that help the elderly, low income, immigrant and student populations across New York City, both directly and through assistance to community-based nonprofit organizations.

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JCCGCI’s Senior Services division assists the frail elderly with practical services such as homecare, transportation and case management, while also addressing their needs to socialize, connect with others and live fulfilling lives.

  • Our multiple senior center sites serve over 1,500 congregate and home-delivered meals daily, and also provide healthy aging services, education and recreation.
  •  We offer a unique “Sunday Senior Center” program.
  • Our Holocaust Survivor Support Systems assists over 2,500 Nazi victims with multiple services.

JCCGCI’s Vocational Services help low-income residents obtain employment that will allow them to support themselves and their families.

  • We provide adult literacy, occupational skills training and job placement services in low-income immigrant communities.
  • We assist public assistance recipients in fulfilling their workfare requirements through JCCGCI’s College and Related Experience (CARE) Work Experience Program (WEP).

JCCGCI’s Educational Services improve the school performance of students from elementary through high school, and provide after-school enrichment in a safe environment.

  • We serve hundreds of at-risk youth from low-income families with after-school programming at sites in Brooklyn and Queens.
  • Our Horizons Academy program dramatically increases the high school graduation and college acceptance rate for participating high school students.

JCCGCI’s renowned “NonProfit HelpDesk”  division helps community-based nonprofit organizations throughout New York City. We provide comprehensive capacity building and technical assistance services, helping hundreds of organizations do good, better. Our training and consulting services help these organizations to maintain and expand services despite funding reductions.

I am an 86 year old woman and I rely greatly on the Coney Island Jewish Community Council to help me do the things I can’t do on my own…

Mary F., Brooklyn 11214