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

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Read CCA’s 2023 Annual Report

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State Health Dept, Hospital Association Honor Yale New Haven Hospital


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Former Norwalk Mayor Alex Knopp gets Goodwin University honorary doctorate


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Spring for Kids 2024


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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 and a Four-Star rating from Charity Navigator.

Our Needs

Supporting CCA makes an enormous difference in the lives of children who have no one else to turn to.

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