An Important Update from Amy Dolan Strano, President, Achieva Family Trust: 

Since March of 2020 Achieva Family Trust has continued to operate as close to normal as possible, while dealing with the COVID-19 pandemic. This was very important to us because we always strive to meet the needs of our trust beneficiaries, their families, and the professionals with whom we work. During this time we have continued to open many new trusts to assist people with disabilities with maintaining (or obtaining) vital government benefits through our Benefits Counseling Program.

Our offices are open, but we continue to follow the CDC’s recommendations about hand washing, social distancing and wearing masks or face coverings. We have resumed in person meetings consistent with all applicable safety measures and the comfort level of all involved. We look forward to the day when we can once again host in person events, like our popular Speaker Series.

We recently made the decision to postpone our Future Planning conference, Focus on the Future, which was scheduled for March 25, 2021. We are planning to hold the Conference next fall. More details to come.

Out of an abundance of caution we had also decided to postpone our popular Legal Clinic scheduled for October 7, 2020. We will plan to hold this event in 2021. Please check back for additional information.

Some Family Trust staff are still working remotely, but are available during normal business hours for phone and email questions, consultations and to facilitate trust disbursement requests. We encourage you to reach out to your assigned Trust Administrator or to us in general at 412.995.5000 ext. 565 or toll free at 1.888.272.7229. You can also contact us via email at or visit our website at We hope you all stay safe and well during this time.

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