The Brain Injury Association of Pennsylvania provides NeuroResource Facilitation to help individuals with Brain Injury and their family members apply for brain injury services offered in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. This could include the Department of Health’s Head Injury Program, and the Department of Public Welfare’s Medicaid Waiver Programs (COMMCARE, OBRA, or Independence). NeuroResource Facilitators are available to assist individuals in their home, community, or hospital settings.
PA Department of Health's Head Injury Program
For more information about the Pennsylvania Head Injury Program, see the PA Department of Health webpage: Pennsylvania Head Injury Program.
To apply for the Pennsylvania Head Injury Program, call an enrollment specialist at 717.772.2762. You may also call the toll-free Brain Injury Help Line at 1.866.412.4755 to be connected to an enrollment specialist.
To learn more about the PA Department of Health's Pre-Enrollment Assistance Program, through which BIAPA provides applicaton assistance, download this fact sheet:
Pre-Enrollment Assistance Fact Sheet
PA Department of Public Welfare's Medicaid Waiver Programs
BIAPA provides assistance to apply for these waiver programs through the Pennsylvania Independent Enrollment Broker Program. To access that program, call toll free:
TTY line: 877.824.9346
Information about specific waivers most often accessed by individuals with brain injury can be found online:
Brain Injury Resource Line
For other assistance, including information about the Office of Vocational Rehabilitation’s services to get people back to work, call the BIAPA Resource Line, toll free at 1.800.444.6443.
Information about the services available through the Office of Vocational Rehabilitation, includining a directoy of district offices can be found on the Pennsylvania Department of Labor's website: Office of Vocational Rehabilitation