Key Milestones

1890Establishment of Société de Bienfaisance des Arméniens de Paris.

1923Registration as an association under the French law of 1901. NGO
1947First Retirement home opened in Andilly to care for elderly Armenian refugees.
1953EHPAD ( retirement home ) in Montmorency is opened
1954 Société de Bienfaisance is renamed Association Arménienne d’Aide Sociale . AAAS
1956Recognized as a beneficial to the public at large by the French Government
1959Retirement Home Arménien is opened in Saint Raphael.
1982Launch of the first Armenian radio station "ASK"  in Paris.
1986Retirement home  Eglantier is opened in Gonesse.
2004French Armenien Development Foundation is founded
2005Creation of the First Voluntary Return Center for Armenian nationals in Paris
2008Creation of the First Training and Social Integration Center for the Deaf in Armenia.
2009 50 anniversary of foundation of Retirment  Home Arménien 50
2010 120 anniversary of foundation of AAAS 120
2011 Fourth retirement home in Saint Vallier project is launched.
2012Voluntary return program is launched for Armenians from Germany  with BAMF and OFII.