The Center for Children’s Advocacy is a nonprofit law firm which fights for the legal rights of Connecticut’s most vulnerable children.

CCA Advocacy, News, Events, and Seminars

Our Year in Review
CCA’s 2023 Annual Report


News from CCA
November 2023 Newsletter


CCA Press
Dalio Education Report Highlights Connecticut’s ‘Invisible’ Youth Crisis, Prompts Calls for Awareness, Action


CCA Press
CT has 12,000 young people who have dropped out of high school. Experts are sounding the alarm


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Connecticut’s Unspoken Crisis

Fighting for the legal rights of Connecticut’s most vulnerable children.

Our mission: To protect and promote the legal rights of Connecticut’s low-income children and youth so they have equitable opportunities for good health, a quality education and a successful transition to adulthood.

CCA provides legal representation and advocates for system reforms to ensure at-risk children’s basic needs are met and they receive appropriate services from the juvenile justice, education, child welfare, health care and court systems. 

The Center for Children’s Advocacy has a Platinum rating from Guidestar/Candid.

Our Stories

Children and youth who are represented by CCA attorneys have overcome enormous obstacles.

Our Impact

CCA’s systemic work continually improves the lives of thousands of children and youth statewide.

Our Work

Racial Justice
Health Equity / Medical Legal Partnership
Child Welfare
Youth Experiencing Homelessness
Juvenile Justice
Youth Voice
Innovative Outreach