April 23, 2014

Florida

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

Florida

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 Association of Florida
North Broward Medical Center
201 East Sample Road Pompano Beach, FL 33064
(954)786-2400 Phone
(800)992-3442 In State
(954)786-2437 Fax
Web site: www.biaf.org
Email: info@biaf.org
President: Doug Dennis
Exec Director: Elynor Kazuk

Central Florida Brain Injury Support Group
City of Orlando
Mayor William Beardall Senior Center
800 South Delaney Ave.
Orlando, FL 32801
(407)228-2818 Phone
Website: http://www.brainsupportgroup.org
Meeting Held Every Wednesday, 7-9 p.m.

Florida Brain & SCI Program
Dept. of Health
Division of Emergency Medical Operations (DEMO)
4052 Bald Cypress Way, BIN C-25
Tallahassee, FL  32399-1745
Phone: (850) 245-4444, ext 2681
Fax: (850) 921-0499
Contact: Kris Shields, MPA, Program Administrator
Email: kris_shields@doh.state.fl.us

Resources for Advocacy:

Advocacy Center for Persons with Disabilities (Also CAP)
2671 Executive Center
Circle West Ste 100
Tallahassee, FL 32301
(850) 488-9071
(800) 342-0823

The Florida Department of Health
Brain and Spinal Cord Injury Program
4025 Esplanade Way, 3rd Floor
Tallahassee, Florida 32399
Phone: (850) 245-4045
Toll Free: 1-866-875-5660

Resources for Funding:

Department of Education
Division of Vocational
Rehabilitation Services
2002 Old St. Augustine Rd.
Bldg A
Tallahassee, FL 32301
(850) 488-6210

Mental Health Programs Office
Dept of Children & Families
1317 Winewood Blvd
Bldg 6
Tallahassee, FL 32399-0700
(850) 488-8304