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Helping people with disabilities lead lives of personal significance.

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A hiring bonus of up to $2,000*

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

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70+ Years of Advocacy And Innovation

Supporting You

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.

Together We Can Make an Impact

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Empowered Voices

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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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What's Happening at Achieva

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State Budget Questions Remain

State Budget Questions Remain

A state budget was adopted in Harrisburg on July 11. One of Achieva's largest funding streams comes from the PA Office of Developmental Programs (ODP) for services to people with intellectual disabilities and autism (ID/A).

When And How Do I Fund My Special Needs Trust for My Child with Disabilities?

When And How Do I Fund My Special Needs Trust for My Child with Disabilities?

Several factors should be considered when establishing a third-party special needs trust (TPSNT) for a child with disabilities. When should the TPSNT be funded? How should the TPSNT be funded?

Olmstead - 25 Years Later

Olmstead - 25 Years Later

In June of 1999, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled in its Olmstead decision that unnecessary institutionalization violated the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA).