Brain Injury Information

Click on the links below to find files with detailed helpful information.

Social Security Application Process (English)

Social Security Application Process in Spanish

Social Security Application Process in Burmese

Social Security Application Process in Russian

Social Security Application Process in Somali

Social Security Application Process in Arabic

Oregon TBI Teams Education Support Brochure For Teachers

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Brain Injury Alliance of Oregon

Services Provided: This organization provides: 1) Information, referral and support, 2) Conferences, 3) Help with Oregon health plans, 4) Veteran help, 5) Hospital visits and 6) Legal issues. In addition, they work on grants and offer training for specialists.

Cost/Funding: Everything is free except some conferences and continuing education. Support groups are free. If there is a charge, the association raises the funds.

Comments: Their goal is to help Oregonians and their families cope with TBI. They are dedicated to TBI prevention, research, education and advocacy.

Contact Person: Sherry Stock

Phone Number: (503) 740-3155

Email Address: biaor@biaoregon.org

Mailing Address: Brain Injury Alliance of Oregon, PO Box 549, Molalla, OR  97038

Website: www.biaoregon.org

Center on Brain Injury Research and Training (CBIRT)

Services Provided: CBIRT conducts research and training to improve the lives of children and adults with traumatic brain injury. The “Ask a Librarian” feature of the website provides assistance for locating resources and information.

Cost/Funding: Ask the Librarian feature is free.

Comments: CBIRT is a research institute and does not provide direct support. To locate resources, you may call, e-mail or visit the website and fill out an information request form.

Contact Person: Laura Beck, Assistant Fellow

Phone Number: (877) 872-7246

Email Address: tbi@wou.edu

Physical Address: Center on Brain Injury Research and Training, Teaching Research Institute-Eugene, 99 West 10th Avenue, Suite 370, Eugene, OR 97401

Website: http://cbirt.org/ask-librarian/

NAMI Family to Family Education Program

Services Provided: A twelve-week class for families with an adult family member suffering from a health difference. Classes are taught by trained family members of individuals suffering from a health difference. Course topics include care for the caregiver, how to locate support services in the community and acquiring strategies for handling crises.

Cost/Funding: Free

Comments: Call for information on class start dates. Classes are held in various locations.

Contact Person: Amy Myers

Phone Number: 503-228-5692

Email Address: amyers.nami@gmail.com

Physical Address: NAMI Multnomah, 524 NE 52nd Ave, Portland, OR 97213

Website: nami.org/multnomah

2-1-1 Info

Services Provided: 211info connects people with the community resources (medical, dental, rental assistance, and other health and social services). By going to 211info.org, or dialing 2-1-1 you can find the local and regional resources you need.

Cost/Funding: Free.

Phone Number: 2-1-1

Website: 211info.org