Hours & Directions

The Jewish Community Alliance facility is currently closed to the public, but the J is operating our Goldman Family Preschool and “J All Day” programs. Other programs, activities and information will continue to be offered virtually to meet your needs and keep you engaged and connected. Please visit 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 (2020-2021):

  • Rosh Hashanah: September 19-20
  • Yom Kippur: September 28
  • Sukkot: October 3
  • Shmini Atzeret: October 10
  • Passover: March 29
  • Shavuot: May 17

The offices closes for all major US holidays (2020-2021):

  • Labor Day: September 7
  • Indigenous People's Day: October 12
  • Veterans Day: November 11
  • Thanksgiving: November 26-27
  • Christmas: December 25
  • New Year’s Day: January 1
  • MLK Jr. Day: January 18
  • Presidents Day: February 15
  • Patriots Day: April 19
  • Memorial Day: May 31
  • Independence Day​: July 4


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