March 26, 2019

Resources, Advocacy and Funding for People with Traumatic Brain Injury and their Families


Working your way through the maze of advocacy, resources and funding for acquired brain injury can be a confusing and time-consuming process. This resource sheet was developed to assist you, by putting all of the information, by state and category, in one place. Feel free to print this information and keep it with your important papers–this information may help you today and you may need it in the future!

Resources for Support:

Brain Injury Alliance of Connecticut
200 Day Hill Road, Ste. 250, Windsor, CT  06095 (860) 219-0291
(860) 219-0291 Phone
(800) 278-8242 In State
Web site:
Chairman: Wendy Borawski
Executive Director: Julie Peters Email-

Resources for Advocacy:

Office of Protection & Advocacy for
Persons w/Disabilities
60B Weston St.
Hartford, CT 06120-1551
(860) 556-2102
(800) 842-7303 (CT only)
Fax: (860) 297-4300
TDD: (860) 556-2102

Resources for Funding:

ABI Medicaid Waiver Program
Division of Social Work & Prevention Services
Dept. of Social Services
25 Sigourney St.
Hartford, CT  06106
Phone: (860) 424-5058
Contact: Sylvia Gafford-Alexander, MSW, TBI Project Director

ABI Services for DMHAS with ABI
Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services
Phone:  (860) 262-5579
Contact: M. Billye Simmers, Director

Dept of Mental Health & Addiction Services
410 Capitol Ave.
Hartford, CT 06106
(860) 418-6700
(800) 446-7348