Timelines: JFCS Timeline

Grant from the Jewish Material Claims Conference Against Germany allows establishment of Holocaust Survivors’ Project, to identify and assist elderly Holocaust survivors in need.

First community-wide Disability Awareness Month project established with the involvement of numerous congregations, schools, and other organizations to enhance community awareness and promotes inclusiveness.

Commonwealth of Pennsylvania/ State Department of Public Welfare funds expansion of Pittsburgh Naturalization Assistance Program creating the Pennsylvania Naturalization Assistance Program (PNAP). The increased funding allows resettlement staff to reach beyond the Pittsburgh community to assist legal permanent residents in danger of losing public support if not naturalized.