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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Sunday, April 28, 2019

Sally and Howard Levin Clubhouse

Mitzvah Day

Come help Clubhouse colleagues open the Sally and Howard Levin Clubhouse garden for the season! We’ll turn over the beds, plant seedlings and set the stage for many nutritious meals from our fresh produce. Your participation grants you a hearty breakfast or/and a pizza lunch at our garden in good company with Clubhouse colleagues! If you can’t make it to this event, but would like to help, donations are gratefully accepted.

Sunday, April 28, 2019
9 am – 12 pm or 1pm - 4 pm

RSVP to Zara Sayles at 412-422-1850 by 4/26/2019

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.

From Disabilities to Possibilities

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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