The Jewish Community Alliance is open to the public. We look forward to seeing you back in our building and online. Per our updated COVID policy as of Nov. 2021, proof of vaccination and masks are required at our indoor in-person programs. For our full policy, please click here. The KJFS food pantry will remain closed as we restructure. 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!  



JCA Annual Meeting 2019 – Executive Director’s Remarks & Photo Recap

September 23, 2019 |

This month marks the JCA’s two-year anniversary on Congress Street! Our time here has been fantastic, challenging, and exciting, and the organization has grown in so many ways. And the past year has…

225,263 Diapers Arrive at KJFS to Assist Refugees & Asylum Seekers

September 16, 2019 |

Several months ago, Portland, ME welcomed over 400 asylum-seekers from Angola and the Democratic Republic of the Congo that came to the city from the southwestern border. As the city mobilized to help…

PJ Library Southern Maine Receives $8,000 Grant to launch PJ Library Ambassadors Program

July 9, 2019 |

PJ Library Helps Jewish Community Alliance of Southern Maine/PJ Library Southern Maine Connect Jewish Families and Celebrate Jewish Life For Immediate Release July 9th, 2019 – Portland, ME York County and Bath/Brunswick area…

Center Day Camp 70th Anniversary Reunion and Family Day

July 8, 2019 |

Center Day Camp 70th Anniversary Reunion and Family Day Sunday, July 14th, 12:00 PM – 4:00 PM 74 Hackett Road, Windham, ME Join us for a day of good friends, food, and a…


JCA Logo Row

As a combined Jewish Federation, Jewish Community Center and Jewish Family Services program, the JCA is here to be a resource for the entire Southern Maine community.

Thanks to the dedication of our staff and the unwavering support of our network, the JCA impacts our community in many ways. Working with an array of organizations and local congregations, we function as the hub of Jewish programming in Southern Maine.