MN Services and Agencies for Life After TBI and SCI - Minnesota Department of Health

Traumatic Brain and Spinal Cord Injury
Minnesota services and agencies

Traumatic Brain Injuries – Start here

Minnesota Brain Injury Alliance
Life after a brain injury can be overwhelming. Funded by the DWI License Reinstatement Fee, the Minnesota Brain Injury Alliance is a starting point for receiving services and support for people affected by brain injury, and those who support them. The Minnesota Brain Injury Alliance provides information, help finding resources, advocacy, family and peer support, case management, and education.

Greater Minnesota: 1-800-669-6442 Twin Cities Metro: 612-378-2742

Spinal Cord Injuries – Start here

Metropolitan Center for Independent Living
Life after a spinal cord injury can be overwhelming. The Metropolitan Center for Independent Living (MCIL) is a starting point for receiving services and support for people affected by spinal cord injury, and those who support them. The Metropolitan Center for Independent Living supports individuals with disabilities in their personal efforts to pursue self-directed lives

Phone: 651-646-8342

Minnesota State Agencies

Minnesota Department of Education
Education resources for parents and guardians of students with disabilities.  Phone: 651-582-8200

Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development
Information on services and resources for job seekers with disabilities.
Website: mn.gov/deed/job-seekers/disabilities
Twin Cities Metro: 651-296-5616 Greater Minnesota: 1-800-328-9095

Minnesota Department of Human Services (DHS) Disability Services
Information on services available for people with disabilities.
Phone: 651-431-2400 or 1-800-747-5484

DHS Traumatic Brain Injury Waiver
The Brain Injury Waiver provides funding for home and community-based services for children and adults who have an acquired or traumatic brain injury.
Phone: 651-431-2400 or 1-800-747-5484

Other helpful services

Minnesota Disability Law Center
Legal assistance and advocacy for people with disabilities.
Twin Cities Metro: 612-334-5970 Greater Minnesota: 1-800-292-4150

Social Security Administration
Information on federal benefits program for people with disabilities.
Saint Paul 651-290-0054 Greater Minnesota: 1-800-772-1213

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Updated Wednesday, 23-Jan-2019 14:39:36 CST