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Family Advocacy Counseling and Training Services Program at Brain Injury Association of New York State (BIANYS)
Description
Provides linkages for individuals with brain injuries received prior to age 22 and their families with community-based services and supports including understanding and navigating the current system of available services, accessing Medicaid Waiver Programs if qualified, training family members, service providers, and educators to understand the impact of brain injury and brain injury prevention, and making connections to community support groups about living with a brain injury or caring for an individual with a brain injury. Assistance is also provided to understanding the local school system's special education process. This program is funded by the Office of Mental Retardation and Development Disabilities (OMRDD).
Eligibility
Serves: New York State.
Eligibility: Must have received brain injury prior to age 22.
Additional Details
Fees: No fee.
Intake Process: Consents, rights and responsibility paperwork and FACTS application/information form.
Documents Required: Proof of TBI
Volunteer Opportunities
Help is needed with health fairs and providing information to the public regarding TBI.
Program Location
Brain Injury Association of New York State (BIANYS)
10 Colvin Avenue
Albany, NY 12206

Main: 518-459-7911
Toll Free: 800-644-4443
Fax: 518-482-5285
Email Address: info@bianys.org
Website: www.bianys.org

Last Updated: 8/29/2013
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