In the mid-nineteen eighties, the Jewish Federation of Pittsburgh assembled a task force to look at unmet needs of people with disabilities in the city’s Jewish community. Perhaps the most glaring unmet need to emerge from that study was for housing and support services for adults living with mental illness or with intellectual disabilities.

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Job Openings

Invitation from a past annual meeting

Jewish Residential Services is seeking a Supportive Living Counselor. For more information, please visit our Careers with JRS page.

How to Deal With Your Neighbor

Come join us 12/20 from 4:30pm - 6:00pm at Charles Morris Hall Community Room us as we learn ways to interact with our neighbors with kindness and acceptance. RSVP to April by 12/13 at 412.325.0039 or

Hanukkah Celebration!

Join us 12/30 from 5:00pm - 7:30pm at the Sally and Howard Levin Clubhouse for tasty food, live Klezmer music by KleZlectric, candle lighting by Rabbi Eli Seidman and great company! RSVP by 12/16 at 412.325.0037 or

***JRS will be collecting donations for JFCS Squirrel Hill Food Pantry. Please bring a nonperishable food item to donate so the food Pantry can continue feeding families in our community with nutritious, healthy, life-sustaining food.***

 Workshop Series

Various time and dates. Click here to see the workshop schedule. 

Develop a vision for a Good Life; think about what you need to know and do; Identify how to find or develop supports; and Discover how to have an “Everyday Life” in your community.

From Disabilities to Possibilities

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