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. Read More


Howard Levin Clubhouse

Spaghetti Dinner Fundraiser

50/50 Raffle and Basket Auction

On April 17, 2019, the Howard Levin Clubhouse will host a Spaghetti Dinner Fundraiser. In addition to delicious food prepared by Clubhouse colleagues, the evening will feature a 50/50 raffle and basket auction. The Spaghetti Dinner fundraiser was such a success in 2018, we're pleased to present it again this year!

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New Executive Director

We are thrilled to announce that Nancy Gale has joined Jewish Residential Services (JRS) as Executive Director. Nancy comes to JRS from EQT with leadership and finance experience in the corporate world. Nancy is a long-time community member and the immediate past president of Temple Sinai. For more information on Nancy and her vision for the future JRS, read about her in the Pittsburgh Jewish Chronicle.

Job Opening: Director for the Sally and Howard Levin Clubhouse

Jewish Residential Services is seeking a Program Director for its Sally and Howard Levin Clubhouse, a nationally accredited psychiatric rehabilitation facility in Pittsburgh, PA. The Clubhouse is a dynamic program that offers individuals hope, and the chance to move beyond their illness and achieve their full potential. The model is unique in that it is not clinical or illness-centered, and instead focuses on the strengths of each individual and the power of the clubhouse community. Read more

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Tax Credit Funding Received for Seymoure and Corinne Krause Commons on former site of Poli Restaurant
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