We live in the world we live in, and if we are to live with success and happiness we must make our way through it even as we try to effect change.

~Ed Paquin, DRVT Executive Director

Protection and Advocacy for Individual Rights (PAIR)


To protect and advocate for persons with disabilities other than those covered by either the PAIMI or the PADD Acts in order to prevent or redress abuse, neglect and serious rights violations, including violations of state, federal and Constitutional law.


Individuals with disabilities who are not eligible under the PAIMI or PADD programs.


Health Priority Area

Quality Assurance Priority Area

Housing Priority Area

Employment Priority Area

Transportation Priority Area