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August 2020 Newsletter

History and How Pathfinder Services HomeOwnership Center Can Help In 1934, with The National Housing Act, redlining was created. Redlining meant in each city, maps were drawn to display the best neighborhoods to buy a home versus the worst neighborhoods. The maps were very clearly drawn to revolve around color lines, both figuratively and literally. … Read more »

Now Hiring: Professional Development Instructor

Job Responsibilities: Assures that all Pathfinder Services, Inc. employees are among the best trained staff in the field of services to people with disabilities. Position is responsible to develop, coordinate and implement all training for Pathfinder Community Support Services staff; to foster a learning environment and culture that both inspires and equips Pathfinder Community Support … Read more »

Danielle Tips is New President and CEO

HUNTINGTON, IN - Pathfinder Services, Inc. Board Chair Paula Whiting has announced the hiring of Danielle Tips as the new President and CEO to replace retiring President and CEO John Niederman officially on January 1, 2021. Tips has spent the last 12 years at Easter Seals Arc of Northeast Indiana, serving the past three years as … Read more »

Apply to become AmeriCorps Member

Financial Opportunity Center AmeriCorps Member Pathfinder Services and Local Initiatives Support Corporation (LISC) are accepting applications for a summer only AmeriCorps member to serve as a Financial Fitness Services Coordinator. This position is open to anyone age 18 and older with their GED/high school diploma who can fully accept a $1,289.95 education award to pay … Read more »


Pathfinder Services is taking part in a new global day of giving to celebrate Giving Tuesday Now on May 5, 2020 as an emergency response to the unexpected and unforeseeable needs caused by the COVID-19 pandemic. … Read more »

Spring 2020 Newsletter

With so many people suddenly being thrust into unemployment due to the COVID-19 virus, I want to offer some sound financial advice and information on key resources that you may be able to access for temporary financial relief. First, if you are facing even the potential right now of defaulting on a payment on any … Read more »

Pathfinder Services to Receive Major Donation from Fifth Third Bank

FORT WAYNE, IN - Fifth Third Bank will present a check for $15,000 to Pathfinder Services HomeOwnership Center on Tuesday, March 10, at 11:30 a.m. at the Pathfinder Services office at 1005 West Rudisill Boulevard, Suite 301. Fort Wayne Mayor Tom Henry, Pathfinder Services President and CEO John Niederman, and Fifth Third Regional President Kevin Hipskind … Read more »

Pathfinder Services President and CEO Announces Retirement

HUNTINGTON, IN - Pathfinder Services, Inc. President John Niederman has announced his plan to retire on December 31, 2020 after 35 years of service as President and CEO of the organization. “On behalf of the board, the 450+ employees, and the more than 4,000 individuals served by Pathfinder Services, I want to express our sincere … Read more »

Pathfinder Foundation Accepting Requests for Funding

HUNTINGTON, IN - The Pathfinder Foundation is now accepting Fund Requests for 2020 from not-for-profit organizations who have received a 501(c)3 status from the Internal Revenue Service. A major goal of the Pathfinder Foundation is to assist people with disabilities through funding not-for-profit organizations, including Pathfinder Services, Inc., in Huntington, Wabash, Marshall, Starke, Allen, and … Read more »

Winter 2020 Newsletter

HomeOwnership IS for Everyone In the dead of winter in January of 2014, I got a call from a lady who was heating her one-bedroom apartment with her oven because her heating unit went out and the landlord had not gotten around to fixing it. She later sent me pictures of the walls revealing a … Read more »