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The PASP provides routine, non-medical assistance to adults with disabilities who are employed, involved in community volunteer work, or attending school.

Personal assistants help with tasks such as: light house keeping, bathing, dressing, preparing meals, shopping, driving or using public transportation. The total number of hours a person can receive is determined based on individual need, up to a maximum of 40 hrs./week. A distinction between the PASP and New Jersey's other personal assistance programs is that the PASP requires self direction; meaning the individual with the disability must direct his/her own services.

ELIGIBILITY

Applicants must:

  • reside in New Jersey
  • have a permanent physical disability
  • be between the ages 18 and 70 years old
  • live in the community
  • be capable of directing and supervising their own services
  • be employed, preparing for employment, in school, or actively volunteering in the community

PASP brochure 

Fiscal Year 2017 PASP Cost Share Obligation Memo and Table

 
 
COUNTY COUNSULTANTS

2017 PASP County Consultant Directory 

 
 
REGULATIONS

PASP Regulations (N.J.A.C. 10:140)

 
 
PROPOSED REGULATORY AMENDMENTS (FOR PUBLIC COMMENT)

Proposed Regulatory Amendments Currently Open for Comment: 

  • None at this time
 
 
TRAININGS/WORKSHOPS

Details regarding Webinars to be hosted by Everas Community Services will be coming soon!

 
 
STATE CONSUMER ADVISORY COUNCIL ON PERSONAL ASSISTANCE

The PASP is required by law to have a State Consumer Advisory Council on Personal Assistance (hereinafter referred to as the Council). The Council provides a means for consumers to express opinions and views that will affect the quality of personal assistance services in New Jersey. The Council is designed to review and evaluate the effectiveness of the Program and to make recommendations to improve the overall program statewide.

Council Fact Sheet 
Council Organizational Bylaws
Council Statute (N.J.S.A. 30:4G-21)
Council Membership Job Description 
Council Membership Application 

 
 
CONTACT INFORMATION

Division of Disability Services
11A Quakerbridge Plaza, Mercerville NJ
(Mailing: PO Box 705 Trenton NJ 08625)

Telephone: 888-285-3036
Fax: 609-631-4365

 
 
KEY STAFF

Carolyn Selick, PASP Program Administrator

 
 
 
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