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 (2019-2020):

  • Rosh Hashanah: September 30 and October 1
  • Yom Kippur: October 8 (office closes at 12:30PM) and closed October 9
  • Sukkot: October 14
  • Shmini Atzeret: October 21
  • Passover: April 9 and April 15
  • Shavuot: May 29

The offices closes for all major US holidays (2019-2020):

  • Labor Day: September 2
  • Indigenous People's Day: October 14
  • Veterans Day: November 11
  • Thanksgiving: November 27 (office closes at 12:30PM) and closed November 28 and 29
  • Christmas: December 25
  • New Year’s Day: January 1
  • MLK Jr. Day: January 20
  • Presidents Day: February 17
  • Patriots Day: April 20
  • Memorial Day: May 25
  • Independence Day​: July 4


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