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, the agency now engages a larger percentage of the disability community than ever before and benefits more than 3,000 individuals through our events and services. Gesher is eligible for Arizona’s dollar-for-dollar tax credit (tax id# 86-0626273). Visit us online 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.


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