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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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. 92% of your donation goes toward providing programs and services for youth.

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 Homelessness
Juvenile Justice
Youth Voice
Innovative Outreach