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Helping people with disabilities and their families plan for the future and enhance their lives through special needs trusts.

Achieva Family Trust

Support for those with a demonstrated need.

Charitable Residual Account

Special Needs Trusts 101

Your quick guide to special needs trusts.

We can help you plan for your loved one's future today with our Future Planning Guide.

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Protecting Futures. Enhancing Lives.

From people with disabilities and their families to the professionals who support them, you've found your resource for both expert social service support and trust management.

Our professional Trust Administrators average 20 years of experience with social service and government benefits.

Programs & Services

Special needs trusts allow you to protect your assets while remaining eligible for Medicaid, Waiver Services and Supplemental Security Income (SSI).

We offer three types of special needs trusts. Each allows you to preserve your funds so that you are able to pay for necessities - like home modifications, adapted vehicles and specialized treatments or medications - while preserving eligibility for lifelong supports and services.

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Enhancing the lives of others

Some individuals and families lack the resources to access critical special needs support. The Charitable Residual Account provides supplemental supports and services for children and adults with disabilities and a demonstrated need.

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Financial Management

Achieva Family Trust offers assistance in preparing and managing the future financial planning for unique day-to-day and long-term needsfor you, your loved one, and family. Achieva Family Trust can help manage benefits with work, donations, or inheritance and also assist in using benefits to pay for current and future bills and foreseeable needs. 

Resources

Achieva Family Trust provides up-to-date resources and information for families, attorneys, and people with disabilties regarding advocacy, services, and financial and future planning. 

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Why Paid Work Experience is Important to Students with Disabilities

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Why Paid Work Experience is Important to Students with Disabilities

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During this presentation, we will discuss: The seamless transition to adulthood - planning for transition led by students The proof - students who work before they leave high school; inclusion in school and community, and impact on employment

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Future Planning Conference

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Future Planning Conference

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Oct 25 2022
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College of Direct Support

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College of Direct Support

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Oct 27 2022
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Learn about the College of Direct Support (CDS), which offers online classes. Some key courses in the curriculum includes: Autism Spectrum Disorder; Cerebral Palsy; Civil Rights and Advocacy; Community Inclusion; Home and Community Living; Positive Behavior Support.

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We offer no-cost consultations regarding issues such as government benefits and future planning. It’s never too early or too late to start planning for the future.

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What's Happening at Achieva Family Trust

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The Arc of Greater Pittsburgh/Achieva Leads Advocacy for Underserved Population Designation

The Arc of Greater Pittsburgh/Achieva Leads Advocacy for Underserved Population Designation

The Arc of Greater Pittsburgh/Achieva has a long history of demonstrating and advocating for ways to promote healthcare equity for people with disabilities. Recently its attention has turned to specific policy changes that would help release funding to Pennsylvania to reduce or eliminate disparities

New Online Tool to Get Started Applying for SSI

New Online Tool to Get Started Applying for SSI

Social Security Administration (SSA) has just released a new online tool to allow individuals to notify SSA that they want to apply for Supplemental Security Income (SSI). It can be found on the SSA website, www.SSA.gov.