Our Mission

The Branch supports individuals with psychiatric, developmental, or intellectual disabilities, helping them to live, learn, work, and socialize as valued members of the community.

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Through your support, we are creating a safe, positive space for all to blossom and grow, empowering them to live their best, most independent lives.

How We Serve

Helping Those Living With Mental Health Illness, Intellectual, or Developmental Disabilities Live Their Best Lives.

Sally And Howard Levin Clubhouse

An accepting, supportive community where people with mental illness become whole again by building close relationships while developing their strengths and abilities.

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Supportive Living
Supported Living

Staffed with engaged and caring community support specialists, Supported Living works in partnership with Clubhouse members and other individuals with disabilities in the surrounding area, helping them to participate and thrive in their community.

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Community And Partnerships (formerly Families in Transition)

An initiative of The Branch designed to support individuals with disabilities and their families through a variety of life stages.

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Additional Services

JSSN (Jewish Singles Social Network)

Opportunities for individuals living with disabilities to meet and socialize.

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Resource Library

A repository of information, forms, forums, and other valuable materials and guidance for families and individuals.

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Western PA Jewish Outreach Initiative — WPAJOI or “JOI”

A collaboration of the Friendship Circle and Jewish Residential Services, whose mission is to bring Jewish programming to persons living in group homes and other supported settings located in and around Pittsburgh so they can participate in the joy of holiday and community observance.

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Get involved.

Explore the range of volunteering opportunities where your time and talents can have a meaningful impact on lives.

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Give a recurring or one-time gift of any amount and help fund the vital programs that are transforming lives and promoting inclusion.

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Join our Team.

Put your passion, caring, and talents to work by applying for one of the invaluable positions currently available.

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