Hours & Directions

The Jewish Community Alliance is open to the public. Per our COVID policy, proof of vaccination is required at our indoor in-person programs. Masks are optional.  We will continue to offer both in-person and virtual activities to meet your needs and keep you engaged and connected. Please follow us on social media, check back here often, and sign up for our emails to stay up to date!  

Jewish Community Alliance of Southern Maine
1342 Congress Street
Portland, Maine 04102
Telephone: 207-772-1959
Fax: 207-772-2234
Email: jca@mainejewish.org


VISITORS TO THE JCA ARE ADVISED NOT TO PARK IN WESTGATE SHOPPING CENTER. We do not have an arrangement for parking in the Westgate Shopping Center, and it is posted for towing non-customers. If you are not able to find parking in our lot, we suggest parking on one of the neighborhood streets.


Office hours
Monday - Friday  8:30AM - 5:30PM

The office closes for all major Jewish holidays (2022-2023):

  • Rosh Hashanah: September 26-27
  • Yom Kippur: October 5
  • Sukkot: October 10
  • Shmini Atzeret: October 17
  • Passover: April 6 & 12
  • Shavuot: May 26

The offices closes for all major US holidays (2022-2023):

  • Labor Day: September 5
  • Indigenous People's Day: October 10
  • Veterans Day: November 11
  • Thanksgiving: November 24-25
  • Christmas (observed): December 26
  • New Year’s Day (observed): January 2
  • MLK Jr. Day: January 16
  • Presidents Day: February 20
  • Patriots Day: April 17
  • Memorial Day: May 29
  • Juneteeth: June 19
  • Independence Day​: July 4


The Jewish Community Alliance of Southern Maine welcomes you. Please stay in touch! 

JCA Parking Guide (below)

JCA parking