Limarie lays out the facts at the Westchester Child Poverty Symposium

914Cares invited Limarie Cabrera, our Director of Data, Operations & Finance, to speak at its 3rd Annual Westchester County Poverty Symposium that was held on March 10th at the Capitol Theatre in Port Chester.  At the event, Jessica Reinmann, CEO … Read More & Comment »

New Faces at WCA: Angel Gray, Program & Policy Manager

Angel Gray joined Westchester Children’s Association in February 2022 as our new Program and Policy Manager. Over the past 9 years, Angel has provided family support, prevention, intervention, and educational services for families and children at psychiatric hospitals, high schools, … Read More & Comment »

Why are WCA Calendars loved by generations?

Days, weeks, months, years.  Appointments, celebrations, birthdays, anniversaries. WCA Calendars have been organizing schedules and recording lifetimes of memories of donors for over 90 years! Something about our unique calendars has attracted a loyal following since the 1930s.  Even when … Read More & Comment »

Westchester County Children & Youth Homelessness Data (WCCYHD) Dashboard is here!

The Westchester County Child and Youth Homelessness Dashboard (WCCHYD) is being published after months of data hunting and analysis by WCA so that demographic, geographic, and racial trends among children and youth experiencing homelessness in Westchester County are more visible. … Read More & Comment »

Westchester’s Digital Divide for Kids

UPDATE: May 15, 2020 WCA has released the ‘Westchester Parent Survey about Remote Learning’  so we can find out how families are coping with the new (and not so new) challenges that have emerged due to pandemic.  All responses will … Read More & Comment »

The Story Behind “Wendy Finds A Home in Westchester”

See behind-the-scenes photos of our journey as we created their first children’s book ‘Wendy Finds A Home In Westchester.” Like so many great ideas, our first children’s book started at the kitchen table.  Rebekah and Onya came to Ilana’s parents’ … Read More & Comment »

And How are the Children?

It’s hard to know where to begin. There has been a steady onslaught of new policies and actions that have targeted children and families lately with little regard for the long-term implications.  From the separation of children from their families … Read More & Comment »

WCA supports kids in Government Shutdown 2019

WCA response to partial federal government shutdown

From our Executive Director [IMPORTANT UPDATE BELOW] Westchester Children’s Association (WCA) is Westchester County’s only children’s advocacy organization focused on the welfare of children ages 0 to 25 and their families.  We feel compelled to respond to the impact that … Read More & Comment »