Juvenile Protective Association (JPA)
JPA has guarded the safety and future of children in Chicago since 1901. Founded by Jane Addams, JPA is a private, nonprofit agency dedicated to preventing and protecting children from abuse and neglect, healing the scars of abuse and neglect, and repairing families.
Using highly trained professionals, JPA ensures the safety and emotional security of vulnerable children; influences public policy through research and education; and brings hope to families.
JPA has received numerous local and national awards for its model programs.