The Emmaus Community of Pittsburgh

Welcome to the Emmaus Community of Pittsburgh! Since 1989, Emmaus has been providing permanent homes, respite care, in-home services, and advocacy for people with intellectual disabilities and autism. We are an ecumenical, non-profit organization built upon a vision of people with and without disabilities sharing their lives. In living, working, and breaking bread together, people enjoy fellowship by sharing who they are and what they have with one another.

There are many ways to join Emmaus in our mission. Our website provides you with information about our programs, our staff and board members, employment and volunteer opportunities, making a gift, special events, and Emmaus Community news. Thank you for taking the time to visit!

We invite you to come take a tour and learn more about our Community in person at any time. Please use our online contact form to request additional information!

Have you ever considered becoming a Direct Support Professional? Please consider making a difference today by joining our team!

Our Services and employment are provided in a nondiscriminatory manner, without regard to race, sex, color, sexual orientation, national origin, ancestry, religious creed, disability and age.

Emmaus Programs

Emmaus seeks to provide the highest quality of care for our residents, as well as to increase awareness and acceptance of people with intellectual disabilities in the community.

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  • Permanent Homes

    Emmaus currently operates nine permanent, community-based homes in neighborhoods throughout the Greater Pittsburgh area. In these homes, individuals with intellectual disabilities receive 24-hour support and services.

  • Non-Residential Services

    In-home and Respite Services provide an opportunity for individuals to experience greater independence and build friendships, while caregivers have the comfort of knowing their loved one is receiving the highest quality of care and support.

  • Education and Outreach

    The Emmaus Community is committed to educating the greater community about the needs of adults with intellectual disabilities. Emmaus also works to build awareness of the organization and its mission and to serve as a voice for the individuals in its care.

Emmaus News

The latest Emmaus news, updates about our special events, press releases and articles from the media, photo galleries, and an archive of our newsletters.

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  • The Emmaus Journey: 2019 Winter/Spring Newsletter

    Have you read our 2019 Winter/Spring newsletter? Check it out now for new photos, news, and upcoming events! The Emmaus Journey is published and mailed twice a year. If you would like to join our print mailing list, let us know at info@emmauspgh.org! 2019 Winter-Spring NewsletterDownload

  • Join us for the 12th Annual Emmaus Kentucky Derby Gala: 5/4/2019

    gala poster-edited by Tiff

    Join us for the 2019 Emmaus Kentucky Derby Gala on May 4, 2019 at the Westin Hotel, Downtown Pittsburgh! Sponsorships, tickets, and program ads are now for sale. (Don’t miss out on our new $100 table discount!) We’re also accepting donations of sports and cultural tickets, travel, memorabilia, theme baskets, and more for our big […]

  • 2019 Emmaus Purse Bash Photo Gallery

    2019 Emmaus Purse Bash Photo Gallery

    Thanks to everyone who joined us for the 3rd Annual Emmaus Purse Bash on February 23, 2019! We had a great time, and our guests went home with some fabulous prizes! We also raised funds to support our mission at Emmaus! Check out these photos from the big event: