Coming to America On January 21, 2020, smiling faces, warm food from their neighbors, and a household of donations from welcoming community members greeted Pittsburgh’s first refugee family of the new year. The family of seven--father, mother, four sons, and grandmother--arrived on a long flight from Tanzania to New York…Read More
Category: JFCS Refugee & Immigrant Services
New Year Resolutions: JFCS can really change your life
If you are one of those people who makes New Year’s resolutions, perhaps JFCS can help you get off to a running start. 1. New career New decade, new job? Is it time you took stock of your career plan and updated it? JFCS Career Development Center is ready to…Read More
JFCS rolls up its sleeves in Pittsburgh’s West End
JFCS Refugee & Immigrant Services was pleased to receive NAP tax credits to expand services in the newest refugee community in the City’s West End. NAP (Neighborhood Assistance Program) is a tax credit program in Pennsylvania that encourages business to invest in projects which improve distressed areas or support neighborhood…Read More
2018-2019 has been a busy year for JFCS!
2018-2019 has been a very busy year. In the aftermath of October 27, 2018, JFCS has done a great deal of work in community healing. We’ve increased counseling opportunities, both individual and group. JFCS, along with our partner Jewish agencies, has engaged in improving security, providing training and helping to…Read More