The purpose of the National Eligibility Workers Association,
Professionals Associated Through Human Services (NEW: PATHS) is to improve
the knowledge, skills, and overall professionalism of its members by providing
information, training, and a network of service and support. NEW: PATHS
is the only national organization dedicated to improving the well being
of all professionals employed in the field of eligibility and/or human services.
Human Services can include child care, child support, employment agencies,
Social Security and other professions. NEW: PATHS has gained recognition
and credibility with administrators and legislators on a local, state and
federal level. As a professional association, NEW: PATHS is frequently
requested to participate in the policy making process. The views of
NEW: PATHS members are considered essential and relevant.