About Us

Mission Statement

The Council of Family and Child Caring Agencies (COFCCA) is actively committed to strengthening children, families and communities through strategic advocacy, education and the promotion of quality, culturally competent child welfare and juvenile justice services in the State of New York. COFCCA seeks to achieve these goals by working to strengthen the capacity of its member agencies to provide high quality services.

Services to Members

In service to its members, COFCCA provides the following:

Representation: COFCCA works with National, State and local governments and other organizations on reimbursement and regulatory issues affecting foster care and preventive services providers.

COFCCA keeps its members alert to the changes in government funding & service delivery regulations, policies and trends in New York State, New York City and nationally.

COFCCA actively advocates for resources and promotes child welfare policies to enable member agencies to provide the services needed by vulnerable children and families.

COFCCA sponsors a competency-based training program in New York City available to member agencies through a training consortium.

COFCCA coordinates forums and conferences that bring together members, public agencies, and related organizations to discuss their respective roles in helping the vulnerable children and families served by COFCCA member agencies.