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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  • HIRING: HR Generalist

    HUMAN RESOURCES GENERALIST Department : Human Resources FLSA Status : Full Time – Exempt Schedule : M-F 9am-5pm with flexibly as needed Starting Salary : $38,000 Primary Location : Main Office Reports to : Director of Human ResourcesThe Human Resources Generalist assumes the responsibility of several functions in the Human Resources department including recruitment and […]

  • Win Disney passes in our social media contest!

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    Emmaus is having a social media contest! Every new follower on our Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter pages, and every person who tags someone new in our contest announcements on those pages, will receive an entry into our raffle to win TWO FREE DISNEY PARK HOPPER PASSES! Visit now to help us spread the word about […]

  • Brian O’Neill: Erin Gannon is ready to interview anyone (Post-Gazette)

    Brian O'Neill: Erin Gannon is ready to interview anyone (Post-Gazette)

    ” Not all that long ago, a woman such as Erin Gannon never would have gotten a shot at a microphone. But she came out of the first generation of children with Down syndrome to be schooled in the mainstream and now, at 46, she’s more than ready to speak up…[read more].”