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DRS Personal Assistance Services (PAS) Program

Important Note

There is a waiting list for this program. However, applications are being accepted and will be reviewed.  Individuals who appear to be eligible will have their names added to the waiting list.  For information about how long the waiting list is now, call toll free 1-800-552-5019, and ask for the PAS Program.


What makes someone eligible for the DRS PAS Program?

The DRS PAS Program helps pay for non-medical, consumer-directed personal assistance services for individuals with a severe physical disability who are eighteen (18 years of age or older and unable  to perform critical activities of daily living, such as transferring, dressing, toileting, bathing, and eating.  Personal attendants are limited to providing hands-on assistance in non-medical areas of care. There are resource limits for eligibility.


Services offered through the DRS PAS Program

If you answer yes to any/all of the following questions, you may be eligible for the DRS PAS Program.

Next Steps

If you think that you might quality for the DRS PAS Program, contact your local Center for Independent Living and ask for assistance in applying for the DRS PAS Program.  Applications are also available on-line at the DRS website. For more information, you can also call the toll free number 1-800-552-5019, and ask for the PAS Program.



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