2016 Staff Recognition

At the 2016 Staff Recognition dinner, JRS honored Phoebe Sharp, the recipient of the Troy Brown Award given for excellent direct service. JRS celebrated at Mad Mex’s the theme was Essential Pieces. In addition to the Troy Brown Award the agency acknowledged milestones for 5, 10 and 15 years of service.

From left to right, Audra Thomas the First Winner, Marty Brown, Phoebe Sharp, this year’s recipient, Sarah Hughes and Keely Chuba.

Linda Lewis , Director of Operations honoring Sarah Hughes, Clubhouse Supervisor for 10 years of service.

Clubhouse Area Coordinator, Zara Sayles and Residential Counselor Nikki Sich, enjoying the evening.

Connections Newsletter

The Spring/Summer 2015 edition of Connections is available. Connections, a newsletter published by a consortium of six agencies, promotes the inclusion of individuals with disabilities in all aspects of Jewish life in the Pittsburgh community and provides information about a wide range of resources for individuals with disabilities and their families. To receive future editions by email, send an email to The Winter 2015 edition of Connections is available as well.

AIM: Support for Families of Individuals with Special Needs

Upcoming Events

AIM: Support for Families of Individuals with Disabilities upcoming meeting on Monday, October 26th, 2015 from 6-8 PM at Jewish Family and Children’s Service, topic will be Transportation Issues.
This program is FREE and open to the public, but registration is required.
To register or for more information, contact Linda Marino at or 412.422‐7200