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.

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.

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