The Northern Marianas Protection & Advocacy Systems, Inc.is a private non-profit organization receiving federal funding from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, the U.S. Department of Education and the Social Security Administration, providing Protection & Advocacy (P&A) services.


“To protect the human, civil, and legal rights of people with disabilities in the CNMI”

Current Programs:

Protection & Advocacy for Individuals with Mental Illness (PAIMI)

Protection & Advocacy for Developmental Disabilities (PADD)

Protection & Advocacy for Individual Rights (PAIR)

Protection & Advocacy for Beneficiaries of Social Security (PABSS)

Protection & Advocacy for Assistive Technology (PAAT)

Protection & Advocacy for Traumatic Brain Injury (PATBI)

Protection & Advocacy for Elderly Abuse (PAEA)

Client Assistance Program (CAP)

Services provided by NMPASI:

A. Information and Referral

Anyone with questions about disabilities, or issues surrounding them can contact us for assistance and referral.

B. Direct Client Representation

Investigation, negotiations, mediations and litigation services who meet eligibility criteria.

C. Technical Assistance

We conduct American’s with Disabilities Act Accessibility Guidelines (ADAAG) review for anyone in the CNMI.

D. Training and Education

Any group who wants education on disability rights, IDEA, ADA, or Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act can contact us for training.

Contact Information

Office located on Chalan Pale Arnold Road, north of Gualo Rai Intersection

P.O. Box 503529 Saipan, MP 96950
Tel.: (670) 235-7273/74
TTY: (670) 235-7278
Fax: (670) 235-7275
Web: www.nmpasi.org

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