Brain Injury Resources in California

October 30, 2022 Posted In Brain Injuries

After a traumatic brain injury (TBI), victims are left in varying states of debilitation. Some TBIs resolve themselves in weeks, but others can be catastrophic, permanently impacting a victim’s quality of life. As a result, close family members are likely to experience additional stress as well, as everyone struggles to adapt. Fortunately, California has various organizations that provide services to TBI victims and their families. 

Brain Injury Resources in California

California Department of Rehabilitation

Sacramento, CA

(916) 263-8981

https://www.dor.ca.gov/

The California Department of Rehabilitation provides services, such as supported living services, community reintegration services, vocational rehabilitation, public and professional education, and information and referral, which helps victims and their families find the information, tools, and resources they are searching for.

California Caregiver Resource Centers

(800) 445-8106

www.caregiver.org

California has 11 Caregiver Resource Centers that provide core services to TBI survivors and their families. From counseling and care planning to legal/financial consulting and respite at low or no cost.

San Diego Brain Injury Foundation

San Diego, CA

(619) 294-6541

www.sdbif.org

The San Diego Brain Injury Foundation is an online resource for TBI survivors and their families in San Diego County. It provides information on brain injury support groups, lists helpful websites and books, and has informational videos. 

Acquired Brain Injury Program

Coastline Community College

Costa Mesa, CA

(714) 241-6214

https://www.coastline.edu/academics/specialty-offerings/acquired-brain-injury.php

Coastline College has a two-year ABI Program that provides structured cognitive retraining for adults who have suffered a TBI.

Disability Rights California

Sacramento, CA

(800) 776-5746

www.disabilityrightsca.org

Disability Rights California advocates for the rights of TBI victims who are disabled. They help ensure they are afforded the same opportunities as people without disabilities by providing education, investigating instances of discrimination, offer advice, advocacy services, and legal representation.  

Brain Injury Association of California

Bakersfield, CA

(661) 872-4903

https://www.biacal.org/

The Brain Injury Association of California connects brain injury victims with information, resources close to their homes, education, advocacy, and community support. 

The Brain Injury Center

Camarillo, CA

(805) 482-1312

https://www.braininjurycenter.org

The Brain Injury Center offers care transition services from hospital to home, bi-monthly support groups, individual support and care coordination, training and skill development, social opportunities, a resource library, and has a 6-bed adult residential facility for brain injury survivors.

The Rehabilitation Research Center (RRC) for Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) and Spinal Cord Injury (SCI)

Santa Clara Valley Medical Center

San Jose, CA

(408) 793-6433

www.tbi-sci.org

The RRC is one of the national Traumatic Brain Injury Model Systems and provides inpatient and outpatient services to TBI victims. They have a program to help patients reach their fullest potential for independence. 

Hanson & Mouri Personal Injury Lawyers

Riverside, CA

(951) 688-0006

https://www.attorneyhanson.com

When another party’s negligence is responsible for causing your brain injury, you may be able to recover compensation to pay for your medical care, lost income, and more. A Riverside Traumatic Brain Injury Lawyer at Hanson & Mouri will protect your rights and ensure you are compensated fairly.

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