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 >

Job Opening: Executive Director

JRS is currently conducting a search for an Executive Director to lead our organization. Information on the position can be found here.

JRS hosted a tribute to Debbie Friedman. See the What’s New page!

Please see the events page for pictures from this years staff recognition dinner

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

All PA ABLE Community Events are FREE to attend

September 28th – 4:30 PM-8:00 PM
Circuit Center & Ballroom, 5 Hot Metal St, Pittsburgh, PA 15203

Attend this free community event to gain valuable information on the PA Treasury Department’s PA ABLE program, a savings program for people with disabilities. Enjoy a panel discussion with PA Treasurer Joe Torsella and local families who will share how they are using their PA ABLE savings accounts. An Enrollment and Resource Fair is part of the event and will feature experts on PA ABLE who can answer your questions and help you enroll as well as representatives from local organizations that provide a wide array of disability services. Find valuable information and discover if a PA ABLE savings account is right for you! Read More >