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Pittsburgh's Top Workplaces 2011

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ACHIEVA is a world-renowned leader in the field of disabilities, an organization known for its innovative programs and steadfast dedication to children and adults with disabilities and their families. Since its beginning in 1951, ACHIEVA has built upon a strong foundation. With advocacy at our core, ACHIEVA has branched out, creating a lifelong support system for individuals with disabilities and their families. ACHIEVA's innovative supports have been replicated nationally and internationally. Our current programs include: • Vocational Training and Placement • Parenting Education • Early Intervention – ages 0 to 3 • Preschool Readiness • Educational Advocacy • Camp Programs and Recreation Activities • Community Homes • Home Care and Respite • Senior Citizens Support and Services • Special Needs Trusts • Advocacy and Public Awareness • Lifetime Family Support • Older Adult Protective Services • Workshops and Webinars for Families • Public Policy and Government Relations

What employees say

“Helping the individuals we serve to lead as independent lives as possible. ”
“All ideas are considered and everyone has a chance to express concerns/ideas at breakfast chats. Employee appreciation dinner and many other events are wonderful. Everyone is treated with respect.”
“It enables me to help those most in need of supports/services and advocacy. ”
“The mission of the company, the family-friendly work environment, the good nature of the company as a whole”
Where to find ACHIEVA