Brain Injury Association of Pennsylvania

Brain Injury Association of Pennsylvania


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United Way of Lancaster County
General Information
Description of ServiceRaises awareness of brain safety through education and advocacy. Provides education and training about brain injury to medical personnel, police officers and social service agencies. Hosts educational brain safety fairs at various locations throughout the state.

The Brain Injury Resource Line (BIRL) is a toll free number which provides support, compassion, and information about brain injury resources available in the caller's area (leave a message if no answer). Maintains a listing of brain injury support groups around the state.

Brain STEPS school re-entry program provides training to educators and parents to make sure they understand the effects of brain injury, the resulting challenges, and the supports and interventions that will help students with brain injuries be successful in school.
LocationCumberland
Geographical AreaPennsylvania; Adams, Allegheny, Armstrong, Beaver, Bedford, Berks, Blair, Bradford, Bucks, Butler, Cambria, Cameron, Carbon, Centre, Chester, Clarion, Clearfield, Clinton, Columbia, Crawford, Cumberland, Dauphin, Delaware, Elk, Erie, Fayette, Forest, Franklin, Fulton, Greene, Huntingdon, Indiana, Jefferson, Juniata, Lackawanna, Lancaster, Lawrence, Lebanon, Lehigh, Luzerne, Lycoming, McKean, Mercer, Mifflin, Monroe, Montgomery, Montour, Northampton, Northumberland , Perry, Philadelphia, Pike, Potter, Schuylkill, Snyder, Somerset, Sullivan, Susquehanna, Tioga, Union, Venango, Warren, Washington, Wayne, Westmoreland, Wyoming, York
Intake ProcedureTelephone, internet
 
Client Information
EligibilityAnyone affected by or interested in traumatic brain injury (TBI).
 
Availability
Hours of Operation Monday through Friday, 9:00am to 5:00pm
Contact Information
 
Contact's Name Monica Vaccaro
Contact's Position Program Manager
Contact's Phone 215-718-5052
Contact's Email vaccaro@biapa.org
Physical Site Address 1 950 Walnut Bottom Road
Physical Site Address 2 Suite 15-229
Physical Site City, State, Zip Carlisle, PA 17015
Main Phone 717-692-5569
Hotline Phone 800-444-6443 (Brain Injury Resource Line)
Other Phone 866-635-7097 (In State Office Calls)
Fax 717-692-5567
Service Location Email vaccaro@biapa.org
Web Address http://www.biapa.org
 
 
Affiliated Agency, Programs, and Services
Affiliated Agency: Brain Injury Association of America
Affiliated Program: Brain Injury Association of Pennsylvania
This Service: Brain Injury Association of Pennsylvania
 
Taxonomy Postings
Posted to Categories: Brain Injuries (YF-3000.1300)
Disability Awareness Programs (PH-6200.1850)
Specialized Information and Referral (TJ-3000.8000)
Support Group Clearinghouses (PN-8000)
Transition Services for Students With Disabilities (HH-8000.8500)
Voluntary Health Organizations (TD-1200.6600-900)