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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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Achieva's Awards of Excellence

Dec 4 2023
icon 300 W. Station Square Drive
Pittsburgh, PA 15219

Join us on Monday, December 4, 2023, as we celebrate those honorees selected for their accomplishments, exemplifying a mission that advocates with, empowers, and supports people with disabilities and their families throughout their lives. Questions or to RSVP for the event, please contact Peggie at 412.995.5000 x420.

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Empowered Voices

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Empowered Voices

Dec 7 2023

Empowered Voices meet virtually. The remaining dates in December are 7 & 21 from 6 - 8 p.m. The schedule for 2024 will change to MONTHLY ONLY on the third Thursday. Achieva's Empowered Voices Leadership Group is driven by the voices and interests of its self-advocates.

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Sensory Friendly Santa and Snow Fairies

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Sensory Friendly Santa and Snow Fairies

Dec 9 2023
icon 711 Bingham Street
Pittsburgh (South Side), PA 15203

Free parking is available all around the building. Registration is mandatory, and is limited to five families per each one half (1/2) hour. Please choose an arrival time and bring a camera! If you're extra festive, we encourage you to wear costumes. We'll have some fun photo props, too!

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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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Achieva Extends Condolences on the Passing of Autism Connection of PA Trustee, Janice Bollman

Achieva Extends Condolences on the Passing of Autism Connection of PA Trustee, Janice Bollman

Janice E. Bollman, a trustee on the Autism Connection of PA Board, an affiliate of Achieva, recently passed away. The many friendships she established through her lifetime became just like family to her.

A Crash Course on Tansition Planning

A Crash Course on Tansition Planning

Do you have a child with an individualized educational plan (IEP)? Are they going through secondary transition planning or do they need to? Do you need assistance on understanding the process? Being a part of this project will provide you with all the information in one place!

Pittsburgh nonprofits hope Giving Tuesday will inspire generosity for essential programs

Pittsburgh nonprofits hope Giving Tuesday will inspire generosity for essential programs

After shoppers spent a record $9.8 billion in online sales for Black Friday, the annual "Giving Tuesday" fundraising event is here to inspire a spirit of generosity as the holiday season kicks off.