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Helping people with disabilities lead lives of personal significance.

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Achieva aspires to build an inclusive and equitable world for every person we serve from every type of diverse background.

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Everyone wants to live a life of personal significance

For people with disabilities, this is achievable when you are surrounded by people that respect the many unique challenges you face and are committed to being a lifelong resource.

Achieva is an organization of individuals, professionals, and community partners to help you reach your individualized goals.

Programs & Services

Achieva's Employment Specialists are dedicated to matching workers to gainful employment that corresponds to their skills and interests.

Supported employment uses person-centered tools to help people secure and keep a job in a field they desire to work in while offering benefits counseling to ensure vital government benefits are maintained.

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A variety of housing options support the needs of every person

Achieva provides customized living options based on the needs and wishes of the person with a disability and their family. Whether you are looking for support in your current home, living arrangements with a group of roommates, or a home of your own, Achieva can help.

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Ensuring your child gets a strong start is our priority

If you are concerned about your child's development or you have been asked to select a provider for early intervention services, choose Achieva. Achieva Early Intervention has supported thousands of families for over 45 years as a trusted leader serving Allegheny County, Washington County, and Westmoreland County.

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Special Needs Trusts

Whether you're looking to protect your assets, seek financial assistance through a grant program or plan for the future

Family Support

With 70 years of experience, and employees who understand the needs of families, Achieva offers a variety of services to make your life just a bit easier. 

If you're in need of guidance, Achieva can lead you in the right direction.

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Upcoming Events

Highmark Walk for a Healthy Community

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Jun 22 2024
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Pittsburgh, PA 15212

Join Achieva at Acrisure Stadium for the 2024 Highmark Walk for a Healthy Community.

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6th Annual Pat Kennedy Open

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Jun 24 2024
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Pittsburgh, PA 15202

Started in 2019 to celebrate the one-and-only Pat Kennedy and raise money for two organizations that provided wonderful support for Pat and others with intellectual disabilities - Partners for Quality and Achieva.

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Empowered Voices

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Empowered Voices

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Jul 18 2024
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Empowered Voices meet virtually on the third Thursday of each month from 6 - 8 p.m. Achieva's Empowered Voices Leadership Group is driven by the voices and interests of its self-advocates.

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Working with the entire disability community has provided us with an understanding of the issues you face & the knowledge to help you navigate your options.

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Pa. human service officials say budget proposal will eliminate wait list for disability services

Pa. human service officials say budget proposal will eliminate wait list for disability services

More than 6,000 Pennsylvanians with intellectual disabilities or autism are on an "emergency" state waiting list: meaning they need services and supports now but aren't getting them.

Amplify Voices with Achieva's Annual Online Giving Event! June 17 - 18, 2024

Amplify Voices with Achieva's Annual Online Giving Event! June 17 - 18, 2024

As we approach June 17th at 2 p.m., we invite you to join us for 1,951 minutes to Impact Achieva. Your support will help amplify the voices of people with disabilities. Add the date to your calendar, and get ready to make an impact!

Allegheny County cutting education specialist positions who help students with special needs

Allegheny County cutting education specialist positions who help students with special needs

More than 100 students using Allegheny County's special education services will see changes next school year after officials announced the elimination of three education specialist positions, a decision already receiving pushback from local advocacy groups.