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 Pennsylvania
950 Walnut Bottom Road
Suite 15-229
Carlisle, PA 17015
1-866-635-7097 phone
717-692-5567 fax
Web site: www.biapa.org
Email: info@biapa.org
President: Drew Nagele

Resources for Advocacy:

TBI Programs  and TBI Advisory Board
Dept. of Health
7th and Forster Street
Health and Welfare Building, 7th Floor East
Harrisburg, PA  17120
Phone: (717) 772-2762
Contact: Carolyn Cass, Director
Email: ccass@state.pa.us

Pennsylvania Protection & Advocacy Inc.
1414 N. Cameron St. #C
Harrisburg, PA 17103
(717) 236-8110
(800) 692-7443

Pennsylvania Depart.of Health
625 Forster Street 7th Floor East Wing
Harrisburg, PA 17120
Phone: (717) 772-2762
Contact: Amy Flaherty
Email: aflaherty@state.pa.us

Resources for Funding:

Brain Injury Medicaid Waiver (COMMCARE)
Pennsylvania Dept. of Aging
Office of Long-Term Living
Bureau of Individual Support
Phone: (717) 787-8091
Long-Term Living Helpline:
Toll free 1-866-286-3636

Vocational Rehabilitation
727 Goucher St. Section 10
Johnstown, PA 15905
(814) 255-6771
(800) 762-4223

Office of Mental Health & Substance Abuse Services.
Dept of Public Welfare
Health & Welfare Bldg. Rm 502
PO Box 2675
Harrisburg, PA 17105-2675
(717) 787-6443