February 16, 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 Association of Mississippi
PO Box 55912 Jackson, MS 39296-5912
UPS Packages: 2727 Old Canton Road, Jackson MS 39216
(601)981-1021 Phone
(800)641-6442 In State
(601)981-1039 Fax
Web site: www.members.aol.com/biaofms/index.htm
Email: biaofms@aol.com
President: Bruner M Myers
Chairman: Howard Katz
Exec Director: Paul Gospidarski

Resources for Advocacy:

Mississippi Protection & Advocacy System
5305 Executive Place
Suite A
Jackson, MS 39206
(601) 981-8207

Resources for Funding:

Anita Naik, Director of Program Administration
Office of Special Disability Programs
Brain Injury Programs/Trust Fund
TBI/SCI Waiver Program*
Dept. of Rehabilitation Services
PO Box 1698
Jackson, MS  39115
Phone: (601) 853-5324
Contact: Anita Naik, Director of Program Administration
Email: anaik@mdrs.state.ms.us
*administered by the Dept. of Rehabilitation Services jointly with the Division of Medicaid

MS TBI/SCI Trust Fund Advisory Council
Dept. of Rehabilitation Services
PO Box 1698
Jackson, MS  39115
Phone: (601) 853-5397
Contact: Allison Lowther, Coordinator
Email: alowther@mdrs.state.ms.us

Dept of Rehab Services
PO Box 1698
Jackson, MS 39215
(601) 853-5100
(800) 443-1000
Contact person: Gary Neely

Dept of Mental Health
Robert E Lee Bldg.
Suite 1101
239 N. Lamar St.
Jackson, MS 39201
(601) 359-1288
(877) 210-8513
Contact person: Albert R Hendrix, Director