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 Association of Tennessee
151 Athens Way # 100, Nashville, TN 37228
(615)248-2541 Phone
(865)681-9617 Fax
Web site:
President: Cheryl Spencer

Tennessee Project BRAIN — 
Tennessee Disability Coalition
955 Woodland Street
Nashville, TN  37206
Phone: (615) 383-9442
Contact: Paula Denslow
(a resource & training network for educators, families and health professionals supporting students with TBI)

Resources for Advocacy:

Tennessee Protection & Advocacy, Inc.
PO Box 121257
Nashville, TN 37212
(615) 298-1080
(800) 342-1660

Traumatic Brain Injury Program
Health Services Medical Section
Bureau of Health Services
Dept. of Health
Cordell Hull Building 5th Floor
425 Fifth Ave. North
Nashville, TN  37243
Phone: (615) 741-1230
Contact: Jean Doster

Resources for Funding:

Division of Rehabilitation Services.
Dept. of Human Services
400 Deaderick St.
15th Flr
Nashville, TN 37248
(615) 313-4700

Dept. of Mental Health & DD
Cordell Hull Bldg., 3rd Flr.
425 5th Ave. North
Nashville, TN 37243
(615) 532-6500