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Join us for the Pittsburgh Promenade March 23 at the Westin!

Enjoy a night of Hollywood glam as you walk the red carpet, stroll down the Walk of Fame, and dine like an A-List celebrity!  

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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.

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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

Supporting People Through Supported Decision Making

Mar 6 2024

Our upcoming webinar, "Supporting People Through Supported Decision Making," led by Kelly Darr, Legal Director of Disability Rights PA, explores key aspects of decision-making support, myths about guardianship, alternative approaches, and understanding the implications of the new Guardianship law, Act 61.

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Finding Housing - Information and Resources in Allegheny County

Mar 12 2024
Empowered Voices

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Empowered Voices

Mar 21 2024

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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Pittsburgh Adaptive Recreation Expo

Pittsburgh Adaptive Recreation Expo

During the event, individuals with disabilities and their families can learn more about a variety of local programs and resources, including adaptive sports and recreation, innovation & technology, home health, caregiver support, and interactive adaptive equipment demonstrations.

SSI Recipients Can't Afford Housing Anywhere In The United States

SSI Recipients Can't Afford Housing Anywhere In The United States

Nationally, the average rent for a basic studio or one-bedroom apartment exceeds the average SSI payment of $983 per month. Even in the cheapest rental market in the country — Dallas County, Mo. — rent for either a one-bedroom or efficiency would require 64% of a person's monthly SSI payment.

Thank You, Governor Shapiro

Thank You, Governor Shapiro

Governor Shapiro unveiled his State Fiscal Year 2024/25 executive budget proposal on February 6, and for the Intellectual Disability & Autism (ID/A) service system, it was significant and positive.