JCA Programs

Jewish Council for the Aging Receives $706,000 Grant 

Jewish Council for the Aging of Greater Washington Receives $706,000 Grant The Jewish Council for the Aging of Greater Washington (JCA) received a $706,373 grant from Senior Service America. Inc. (SSAI) to assist workers age 55 and above return to the job market. About 90 percent of the grant will be used to provide paid training for at least 83 low-income older adults who

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MoCo Council honors Interages’ REAL program

Montgomery County Council honored  JCA Interages REAL program on its second anniversary on July 24th. Staff and volunteers from Interages  and partner agencies MoCo DHHS and Montgomery County Public Libraries won praise for their great work. Reading and Educating to Advance Lives (REAL) connects volunteers with children and their parents through literacy and health activities in Department

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JCA receives $681,159 to enhance transportation programs

Rockville, MD (January 23, 2018) — The National Capital Region Transportation Planning Board (TPB) at the Metropolitan Washington Council of Governments (COG) has approved the award of $681,159 in federal transportation funding for JCA® – the Jewish Council for the Aging of Greater Washington — to support two JCA projects. The TPB selected just 17

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Tech Connect, a brilliant idea

We are very proud to announce that Tech Connect, a program of JCA’s Heyman’s Interages Center and Montgomery County’s Department of Parks and Recreation, was just named one of the National Association of Counties 100 Brilliant Ideas at Work. “These brilliant ideas can serve as examples for counties across the country. Though no two of

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ABC calls Heyman Interages Program a ‘Harris Hero’

JCA’s Heyman Interages Center brings school children and isolated older adults from senior facilities together in a mentoring program. Watch this ABC video to see students at Gaithersburg High School work together with JCA volunteers he program in action and you’ll understand why  it was chosen as one of Leon Harris’ heroes.    

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The Career Gateway – Next Class Starting Oct. 13 – Sign Up Now!

Are you age 50+ and looking for a new job? Whether you are re-entering the workforce or making a career change, JCA’s Career Gateway program was designed just for you. The next session of Career Gateway starts October 13, 2016 — classes are small by design, so seats are limited. Be sure to sign up

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Become an Interages Volunteer and Inspire Young Minds!

If you’re age 50 or better, we invite you to learn about volunteering with the JCA Heyman Interages® Center. Interages volunteers serve throughout Montgomery County in a variety of programs that help children and youth unlock their potential. Our programs serve pre-K through high school, and you can work with youth one-on-one or in small

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Tired Faces Campaign Promotes Safety for Older Pedestrians

The Tired Faces campaign uses serious images – faces symbolically blemished by tire treads – to remind drivers, pedestrians and bicyclists to look out for one another and follow traffic safety laws. Now, a new group of Tired Faces ads is putting the spotlight on the safety of older pedestrians. “It’s a serious campaign for

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Ride Smart Workshops Offered on June 16 & 17 and June 23 & 24

JCA’s Ride Smart workshops help small groups of older adults learn to use public transportation options and otherwise navigate the National Capital Region. In this two-day workshop, seniors learn How to travel to destinations of their choice How to read Ride-On & Metro bus schedules How to read the Metro system map and understand fare

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The Career Gateway! – Next Class Starts April 6 – Sign Up Now!

[vc_row][vc_column width=”1/1″][vc_column_text]Are you age 50+ and looking for a new job? Whether you are re-entering the workforce or making a career change, JCA’s Career Gateway program was designed just for you. The next session of Career Gateway starts Wednesday, April 6 — classes are small by design, so seats are limited. Be sure to sign

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