of Protection and
Washington, DC 20002
Fax: (202) 408-9520
TDD: (202) 408-9521
NAPAS: A national association of
and advocacy systems and client assistance program, assumes leadership in
promoting and strengthening the role and performance of its members in
providing quality legally based advocacy services. We are a voluntary
membership organization for the federally mandated nationwide network of
disability rights agencies, protection & advocacy systems (P&A's), and
client assistance programs (CAP's).
NAPAS was created to: facilitate coordination of its members; represent the needs of members to federal agencies and Congress and provide technical assistance and training which enhance their effectiveness on the state and local level under ATTAC of NAPAS.
ATTAC: The advocacy training and technical assistance center is operated by NAPAS. It is a federal interagency project for the Administration on Developmental Disabilities, Center for Mental Health Services and Rehabilitation Services Administration.