James Patrick – Personal Attendant Services Program

For more information on this program or for an application please visit the FACIL website.

What is the JP-PAS?

The program is designed for working persons with chronic disabilities who need a personal care attendant (PCA) to help them maintain employment. Program participants can receive monthly reimbursement of actual PCA expenses.

To be eligible, applicants must meet the following criteria:

• Must be a person with a disability who requires personal assistance service (PAS) for support for at least two activities of daily living as determined in writing by a physician or psychiatrist. Activities of daily living means functions and tasks for self-care including ambulation, bathing, dressing, eating, grooming, and toileting (F.S. 429.02).
• Must be at least 18 years of age.
• Must be a U.S. citizen and Florida resident or, if a non-U.S. citizen, must be a legal permanent resident of the state.
• Must be able to acquire and manage a personal care attendant.
• Must be employed, earning an individual earned income of at least the federal poverty level for a household of one but less than $150,000.
• Must not receive Supplemental Security Income (SSI) or Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) cash benefits.
• Must not be receiving Medicaid Home and Community Based Services.


One in four adults in the United States has a disability. That’s why Resource Center for Disability Solutions is here to help you find and secure the services that help you day in and day out. We believe that the best way to make a positive impact in your life is through a long-term relationship of collaboration that ensures you know the disability services and support available to you so you can effectively manage every aspect of your life.

Our Mission: To provide services and programs promoting independence for all people with disabilities.

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