History (cont.)

1980 – In conjunction with Bristol Community College, CFC opens its Energy Information and Referral office on the campus of BCC.
1981 – After School and Family Day Care programs are funded to provide day care for children of working parents.
1982 – Retired Senior Volunteer Program (RSVP) is awarded funding by US/ACTION.
1985 – CFC purchases the Aldrich School from the City of Fall River for classroom space for 180 Head Start children.
1988 – The Family Child Care (home-based) program is expanded to the Town of Somerset.
1990 – CFC establishes the Edward “Jud” Sullivan Scholarship Fund for worthy high school seniors.
1999 – W I C celebrates 20 years serving Greater Taunton.
2000 – Early Head Start dedicates the Peggy O’Brien Sullivan Center.
CFC relocates its Taunton office into much larger professional building at One Taunton Green.
CFC observes its 35th year of service.
2005 – Citizens for Citizens, Inc. celebrates 40 years of providing assistance
to area residents during difficult financial times.
2007 – Citizens for Citizens receives $50,000 grant from the Robert F. Stoico Foundation to fund a first-time home buyers IDA Program
2009 CFC starts Senior Home Safety Repair Program with funds from the Charles Farnsworth Trust.
2010 CFC begins its 45th year of service.
2010 CFC receives $8,500,000 American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA) funds to weatherize more than 1,200 homes and apartments.