Pathways Health and Community Support, LLC (Pathways) acquired Psychological Assessment & Intervention Services, Inc. (PAIS) in West Virginia. The acquisition expands the Pathways footprint to the 29 counties and 7 regional offices previously served by PAIS. Financial terms of the agreement were not disclosed.

PAIS offers person-centered home and community-based services, including direct services and case management for individuals with intellectual/developmental disabilities (I/DD) and their families, along with psychological assessment and general outpatient therapy services for children and adults. Integrating the PAIS programs and services into Pathways’ current offerings will enable Pathways to provide a broader range of programs in more communities.

Pathways Health and Community Support, LLC is one of the largest providers of behavioral and mental health services in the United States. The company was originally founded in 1997 as Providence Service Corporation. In 2018, it was acquired by Atar Capital. Since September 2021, Pathways has acquired three companies to expand its services into additional communities across the United States. With the acquisition of PAIS, Pathways will have physical locations in 20 states and the District of Columbia.

Pathways employs a team of 5,000+ dedicated staff members working to create healthier communities by providing a range of behavioral health services. Its service line includes counseling, support service for people with I/DD, autism, case management, therapeutic foster care, parent education, supportive employment, and substance use. Some services can be provided via telehealth. The company also offers employer-based programs through Pathways at Work, a series of customized workplace health and well-being seminars, webinars, and other resources for employees.

This was reported by Pathways on May 10, 2022, at (accessed June 17, 2022).

Contact information: Joe Garber, Media Contact for Pathways at Sterling Kilgore, Pathways Health and Community Support, LLC, 111 Westport Plaza Dr., Suite 200, St. Louis, MO 63146; 630-964-8500, ext. 229; Email:; Website:

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