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Center for Community Alternatives (CCA)

Program areas | Form 990s | Financials | Vendors | Personnel | Peers

CCA is a offender rehabilitation program based in Syracuse, NY that was founded in 1991. As of 2019 they had $8.2 million in revenue and $3.1 million in assets.

The Center for Community Alternatives (CCA) promotes reintegrative justice and a reduced reliance on incarceration through advocacy, services and public policy development in pursuit of civil and human rights.

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Program areas at CCA

Youth and young adult services: cca offers an array of programs serving at-risk youth in both brooklyn and syracuse. Cca's bridge program helps youth at rikers island ages 18 to 21 make successful transitions into schooling, jobs and stable housing. Cca's youth advocacy program serves youth referred for Alternatives to incarceration. Youth in brooklyn also have access to mentoring and the youth pathways internship program which offers paid work readiness opportunities in fields such as filmmaking, fashion and culinary arts. In syracuse, cca provides services within the city of syracuse school district designed to keep youth in school as well as help out-of-school youth return to mainstream school through its transition coach program and student advocacy program. Cca also provides after school programming for high school students at risk of dropping out as well as violence prevention education and peer educator training to middle and high school-aged students in syracuse.

Reintegration services: cca offers an array of employment-related services for individuals with criminal justice involvement including cognitive behavioral interventions, transitional planning, job readiness and job development training as well as job placement and job retention. Cca also assists participants to connect with educational and vocational training opportunities including internship and apprenticeship opportunities. In addition, cca's reentry clinic provides civic restoration legal services to assist individuals with criminal records overcome employment, educational, and housing barriers associated with a criminal record.

Recovery & treatment services: cca's brooklyn crossroads is a new york state office of alcohol and substance abuse services licensed substance use outpatient treatment program which provides gender-specific services to men and women with criminal justice involvement. In syracuse, cca partners with crouse chemical dependency treatment services to provide substance use treatment for individuals being released from onondaga correctional facilities. In addition to licensed substance use treatment programs, cca operates recovery and outreach centers in both syracuse and rochester, new york. These centers support the development of strong, healthy peer communities and collaborations with partner agencies which evidence has shown are key elements in successful recovery.

Form 990s for CCA

Fiscal year endingDate received by IRSFormPDF link
2018-12Jan 10, 2020990View PDF
2017-12Oct 16, 2018990View PDF
2016-12Dec 27, 2017990View PDF
2015-12Jan 6, 2017990View PDF
2014-12Feb 8, 2016990View PDF
...and five more Form 990 PDFs

Financials for CCA

Total grants, contributions, etc.$7,878,845
Program services$300,241
Investment income and dividends$8,987
Tax-exempt bond proceeds$0
Royalty revenue$0
Net rental income$23,650
Net gain from sale of non-inventory assets$0
Net income from fundraising events$0
Net income from gaming activities$0
Net income from sales of inventory$0
Miscellaneous revenues$84,422
Total revenues$8,296,145

Vendors for CCA

VendorServicesAmount paidDate
Microsoft ServicesSoftware2020-03-17
███████████Fundraising software2020-03-03
█████████Content management system software2020-03-03
███████ ███ ██ ███Tax accounting; Audit accounting2019-06-25
███████ ████████ ███ ████████ ███Tax accounting2014-10-24

Personnel at CCA

NameTitleCompensationMost recent data
Carolina Cordero-DyerDeputy Director and Chief Financial Officer Syracuse-Aug. 12, 2019
David CondliffeExecutive Director$121,994Aug. 12, 2020
█████ ████████Director, Organizing and-Aug. 12, 2020
█████ █████Director of Administration Syracuse-Aug. 12, 2019
█████ ███████Director , Resource Development / Director of Resource Development-Aug. 12, 2020
█████ ██████████Director, Human Resources-Aug. 12, 2020
████████ ██████Director of Education and Career Readiness Youth Pathways Brooklyn-Aug. 12, 2019
███ ██████Project Director - - Client Specific Planning Syracuse-Aug. 12, 2019
████████ █████Project Director of Sonyc Programs-Aug. 12, 2019
██████ ████Project Director-Aug. 12, 2019
...and 24 more key personnel

Peer felon rehabilitation programs

1Youth Represent501(c)(3)$2.0 millionNew York, NY
2Brooklyn Community Bail Fund501(c)(3)$3.0 millionBrooklyn, NY
3Innocence Project501(c)(3)$27 millionNew York, NY
4Getting Out and Staying Out501(c)(3)$4.4 millionNew York, NY
5Puppies Behind Bars (PBB)501(c)(3)$2.9 millionNew York, NY
6College and Community Fellowship (CCF)501(c)(3)$2.3 millionNew York, NY
7Convergence Center for Policy Resolution501(c)(3)$5.8 millionWashington, DC
8Pretrial Justice Institute (PJI)501(c)(3)$4.8 millionRockville, MD
9Grassroots Leadership501(c)(3)$3.0 millionAustin, TX
10Essie Justice Group501(c)(3)$2.9 millionOakland, CA
11Families Against Mandatory Minimum (FAMM)501(c)(3)$4.0 millionWashington, DC
12Texas Appleseed501(c)(3)$2.3 millionAustin, TX
13Children of Promise New York City (CPNYC)501(c)(3)$2.6 millionBrooklyn, NY
14Osborne Treatment Services501(c)(3)$5.8 millionBronx, NY
15Crosspoint501(c)(3)$6.2 millionSan Antonio, TX
16New Jersey Reentry A NJ Nonprofit Corporation501(c)(3)$5.5 millionKearny, NJ
17Prisoners' Legal Services (PLS)501(c)(3)$2.7 millionBoston, MA
18Prison University Project501(c)(3)$2.6 millionSan Quentin, CA
19The Anti-Recidivism Coalition501(c)(3)$8.0 millionLos Angeles, CA
20Prisoner and Community Together (PACT)501(c)(3)$5.9 millionValparaiso, IN
21Advocates for Children of New York (AFC)501(c)(3)$7.7 millionNew York, NY
22East-West Management Institute501(c)(3)$15 millionNew York, NY
23Partners for Progress501(c)(3)$2.2 millionAnchorage, AK
24Better Futures Minnesota501(c)(3)$3.3 millionMinneapolis, MN
25The Aleph Institute501(c)(3)$6.6 millionSurfside, FL