925 South Country Club Dr.
Jefferson City MO 65109
573-893-3333 / 866-777-7199 / Fax 573-893-4231
573-659-0678 / 800-392-8667 / Fax 573-659-0677
MO Relay (TDD) 800-735-2966
What is PAIMI?
Protection and Advocacy for Individuals with Mental Illness (PAIMI) is a federally funded program operated by MO P&A.
If you have a psychiatric disability and feel you are being abused, neglected or denied your legal rights, we can help you secure the rights and services to which you are entitled.
Who is eligible for PAIMI program services?
PAIMI services are available to people:
What kind of services does PAIMI offer?
We have trained information specialists, advocates and legal staff to assist you with problems. We are not psychiatrists, psychologists or social workers. We are not a government agency. We are advocates and lawyers who can work for you. All inquiries are kept strictly confidential.
You may be eligible to receive the following services:
How can MO P&A help?
MO P&A provides the following services:
What should you do?
Call MO P&A if you or someone you know has been prevented from getting appropriate services, benefits, or treatment because of fear, discrimination, abuse, neglect, or lack of information about individual rights.
If you want our help:
Is there a charge for PAIMI program services?
There is no charge for general advocacy and legal services. Program services are free to anyone who is eligible and whose case meets the annual priorities of the PAIMI program.
However, there is a standard fee for Social Security hearings and related legal services.
The PAIMI program is 100% federally funded by a grant from the Center For Mental Health Services.
Grant Award SMX299700-03-3