About Us

Gesher Disability Resources serves children and adults affected by a disability through inclusion assistance in the classroom, resource referral, residential support and social groups. Founded in 1985 as the Council For Jews With Special Needs, more than 3000 community members benefit from the agency’s events and services each year. Gesher supports individuals with special needs and their families in the Jewish community to lead fuller lives. Gesher is a Qualifying Charitable Organization (QCO) eligible for Arizona’s dollar-for-dollar Tax Credit Program (tax id 86-0626273; QCO Code 20748). Visit us online at gesherdr.org and follow us on Facebook.

To support individuals with special needs and their families in the Jewish community to lead fuller lives.

Gesher is the Hebrew word for bridge.  It is our vision to create bridges that bring all of our communities together.

Note: Gesher Disability Resources does not require individuals to be of a certain faith or to practice any faith in order to receive services or benefit from the programs offered by our agency. Any individual who calls and asks for assistance or signs up to participate in one of our programs will be helped and welcomed.

Gesher Disability Resources (formerly Council For Jews With Special Needs) 990 forms are available via download, in PDF format.

2021 990 PUBLIC COPY
2020 990 PUBLIC COPY
2019 990 PUBLIC COPY

Transparency in Coverage Information

This link leads to the machine-readable files that are made available in response to the federal Transparency in Coverage Rule and includes negotiated service rates and out-of-network allowed amounts between health plans and healthcare providers. The machine readable files are formatted to allow researchers, regulators, and application developers to more easily access and analyze data.