- Brain Injury and Stroke Support Group
Pinecrest Cafeteria at Delray Medical Center
Mary Kaye: (561) 495-3048
- Spinal Cord Injury Support Group
Palm Beach Chapter
Therapeutic Recreation Complex
2728 Lake Worth Road
Chris Holcolm: (561) 939-9102
Fred Sandberg: (561) 714-8500
- Gulfstream Goodwill: Advocacy and Support
Provides programming that allows brain injury survivors to learn or relearn the necessary skills for independent living and employment. Other services include case management, social skills training, behavioral intervention and leisure education.
Phone: (561) 848-7200
- Florida Alliance for Assistive Services and Technology
FAAST’s goal is to provide individuals with disabilities increased opportunities to access and acquire assistive technology and services. FAAST provides a loan service where individuals can test equipment at no charge in order to make more informed decisions about his/her needs. FAAST also distributes information regarding affordable housing and assistive technology vendors.
- Florida Spinal Cord Injury Resource Center
Their purpose is to increase knowledge of SCI related resources, help prevent secondary medical complications resulting from lack of knowledge, foster independence through self-knowledge and provide immediate access to current SCI resource information when needed by consumers throughout their lifetime.
- Florida's Brain And Spinal Cord Injury Program
The BSCIP provides eligible brain and spinal cord injury survivors with the opportunity to obtain the necessary services required to return to the community. Services include: acute care, case management, rehabilitation, assistive technology, transitional living, home and vehicle modification, and long-term community-based support. These services are made possible through a state funded program which provides monies from traffic fines, driving and boating under the influence conviction surcharges, and special tag fees.
- Brain Injury Association of Florida
The BIAF provides free information for brain injury prevention programs, education and training, a toll free helpline, research, legislative advocacy, support resources, and publications for those who have sustained a brain injury and their families/care takers.
201 East Sample Road Pompano Beach, FL 33064
Phone: (954) 786-2400
Family Helpline: 1-800-992-3442
- Division of Vocational Rehabilitation
Offer services to increase employment, enhance independence and improve quality of life for individuals with disabilities in the state of Florida. Assist with evaluating capabilities and abilities to gain appropriate employment or re-enter the workforce.
Phone: (561) 650-6804
- The National Spinal Cord Injury Association
NSCIA seeks to educate and empower SCI survivors to achieve higher levels of independence, health and fulfillment by providing peer support networks and education programs. NSCIA provides general information about spinal cord injuries, a comprehensive list of educational and support resources as well as publications. Membership is free.
- American Heart Association
Provides information regarding the prevention and warning signs of heart attack and stroke as well as publications and other resources.
- Brain Injury Association of America
The BIAA serves individuals, families and professionals who are seeking information, resources, education and support regarding brain injuries. It has a network of support groups across the nation.
Family Helpline: 1-800-444-6443
- The Amputee Coalition of America
Their mission is to reach out to and empower people affected by limb loss to achieve their full potential through education, support and advocacy, and to promote limb loss prevention.
- National Stroke Association
The National Stroke Association (NSA) strives to help survivors and caretakers learn about stroke and understand what care and support options are available. This website provides information regarding publications, products, programs and support groups.