Hours & Directions

The Jewish Community Alliance is open to the public. We look forward to seeing you back in our building and online. Per our COVID policy, proof of vaccination and masks are required at our indoor in-person programs.  Over the next few months, 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 (2021-2022):

  • Rosh Hashanah: September 7-8
  • Yom Kippur: September 16
  • Sukkot: September 21
  • Shmini Atzeret: September 28
  • Passover: April 22

The offices closes for all major US holidays (2021-2022):

  • Labor Day: September 6
  • Indigenous People's Day: October 11
  • Veterans Day: November 11
  • Thanksgiving: November 25-26
  • Christmas (observed): December 24
  • New Year’s Day (observed): December 31
  • MLK Jr. Day: January 17
  • Presidents Day: February 21
  • Patriots Day: April 18
  • Memorial Day: May 30
  • Juneteeth (observed): June 20
  • Independence Day​: July 4


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

JCA Parking Guide (below)

JCA parking