Familylinks to Expand Senior Services Programs, Become Parent of Vintage
Vintage to Retain Name, Programs, Service Locations and Management
The Boards of Directors of two non-profit agencies this week voted unanimously to authorize the affiliation of Familylinks and Vintage, Inc. as part of their respective plans to expand Familylinks’ overall senior ancillary services and to grow Vintage’s programs and services.
This affiliation, a complementary fit between the organizations, will not have any effect on the current programs, service locations or staffing of either the Vintage senior center programs and activities serving the east end neighborhoods of Pittsburgh, or of the Familylinks programs. This affiliation will ensure the continuation of the Vintage programs in the years ahead, and add to Familylinks’ senior services.
Viewed and encouraged by major funders as a progressive move for both non-profits, this strategic alliance is a result of future planning by both organizations that share similar missions, cultures, services and operational support that will benefit programming for seniors in the region. Due diligence was recently completed by both organizations with the respective Boards voting last week to proceed with a formal affiliation. As a subsidiary, Vintage will maintain its Board of Directors, including some representation on the Familylinks Board. This affiliation must also be approved by the Pennsylvania Attorney General’s office and is expected to take effect on July 1, 2015. Continue Reading