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 SL Program Director, Development Director, Program Coordinator and Clubhouse Area Coordinator. For more information, please visit our Careers with JRS page.

Community Meeting

October 29, 2019, 7:00pm - 8:30pm, Community Day School, 6424 Forward Ave, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15217

Know a young adult with intellectual or developmental disabilities who is ready to assume more independence? Jewish Residential Services, in partnership with Verland, is creating a new group home in Squirrel Hill offering 24-hour support in an environment that celebrates Jewish culture. Find out more at this community meeting. RSVP to or 412-325-0039 by October 22nd.

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