Our Mission Statement:
JCL assists people with developmental disabilities to participate in community life through personal empowerment, community engagement, family relationships and quality services, enhanced by Jewish tradition

About JCL

2018 reflects our 36th year supporting adults with intellectual disabilities. In 1982, JCL incorporated as a nonprofit agency through the grassroots efforts of local parents, families & volunteers.

Judaic Programs for Special Needs

JCL provides a unique resource for Jewish families who have a family member with developmental disabilities.

Many Jewish-themed events are offered throughout the year.  

JCL Flickr 

We frequently post photos of the activities of the men and women we serve on Flickr - for example, the 2017 Friends and Family Picnic, Special Olympics events and winners. 

 

Judaic Programs For Special Needs

Supported by 

The Jewish Federation of Greater Hartford & 

The Jewish Community Foundation of Greater Hartford

Celebrate Chanukah

JCL and the Mandell JCC invite you to join us for a festive Chanukah experience at the Mandell JCC. We will be serving delicious latkas, jelly donuts, and beverages. Get creative with a surprise craft project!

Dec 15, 2019

10:30 am

Mandell JCC

335 Bloomfield Avenue

West Hartford

 


 

 

 


 

Celebrate Tu B’Shevat with JTConnect

​JCL will join JTConnect for a
Tu B'Shevat Seder. We will enjoy eating fruit, nuts, and other delicious foods that are native to Israel to celebrate this
important day.

Feb 9, 2020

11:00 am

Emaunel Synagogue

160 Mohegan Drive

West Hartford

 

 
 

Shabbat Interactive Service

Nancy Rosen and
Sara deBeer  lead the Shabbat service with song, movement, and sign language. At the conclusion of the service, JCL provides a light Kiddush luncheon. 

TBA

10:30 am

Beth El Temple

2626 Albany Avenue

West Hartford 

 

 

 


 

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© December 2019 Jewish Association for Community Living / 900 Asylum Avenue, Hartford, CT 06105 / 860-522-5225 ext. 2234

All donations to JCL are tax-deductible. JCL is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer