JCADA’s mission is to Support victims of domestic abuse to become empowered and obtain safe environments; Educate community professionals and others about domestic abuse and appropriate responses to it; and Prevent future generations from suffering domestic abuse by raising awareness.
JCADA is designed to address the unique needs of Jewish victims and their families in the greater Washington Jewish community. Founded in 1999 in response to a pressing need in the Jewish community, JCADA is a non-profit group allied with a host of organizations whose shared mission to assist victims of domestic abuse to become empowered and obtain safe environments as well as to educate the Jewish community about domestic abuse and appropriate responses to it.
JCADA provides direct clinical services to victims of abuse and their families. Services include: helpline, crisis counseling, safety planning, support groups, and information and referral services.