December 18, 2014

New York

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

New York

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 New York State
10 Colvin Avenue, Albany, NY 12206
(518)459-7911 Phone
(800)228-8201 In State
(518)482-5285 Fax
Web site: www.bianys.org
Email: info@bianys.org
President: Michael Kaplen
Exec Director: Judy Avner

Resources for Advocacy:

New York Commission on Quality Care
401 State St
Schenectady, NY 12305
(518) 381-7098
(800) 624-4143

Resources for Funding:
TBI Medicaid Waiver Program
Bureau of Medicaid Waivers
Office of Long Term Care
NYS Department of Health
One Commerce Plaza , Suite 826
Albany, NY 12210
Phone: (518)-473-0926
Contact: Charlotte Mason
Email: cmm24@health.state.ny.us

Office of Mental Health
44 Holland Ave
Albany, NY 12229
(518) 474-4403

Vocational & Educational Services for Individuals w/Disabilities
(VESID)
New York State
Education Dept
1 Commerce Plaza
Suite 1606
Albany, NY 12234
(518) 474-2714
Contact person: Lawrence Gloeckler, Deputy Commissioner

NYS TBI Implementation Grant
NYS Department of Health
Office of Long Term Care
Bureau of Medical Waivers
One Commerce Plaza, Suite 826
Albany, NY  12210
Phone: (518) 474-9480
Contact: Helen R. Hines, Project Coordinator
Email: hrf03@health.state.ny.us