Brain Injury Association of Minnesota

Address: 34 13th Avenue NE, Suite B001
Minneapolis, MN 55413
Phone: (612) 378-2742 Website: https://www.braininjurymn.org/hmong.php

In 1984, a small group of families and providers came together to advocate for services for persons with brain injury and their families. Today, the Brain Injury Association of Minnesota it is celebrating our 27th year as the only statewide nonprofit dedicated to enhancing the quality of life for Minnesotans affected by brain injury. Over the decades, the Association has developed from an advocacy driven organization, to one that focuses on both advocacy and direct service. As a chartered affiliate of the Brain Injury Association of America, the Association enjoys a prominent standing among all national Brain Injury Associations.  Headquartered in Minneapolis, the Association serves people throughout Minnesota. The Association employs a professional staff of 44 and hundreds of volunteers work to further our mission to enhance the quality of life and bring the promise of a better tomorrow for all people affected by brain injury. 

Programs and Services: 

 

Resource Facilitation:
Resource Facilitators are available to provide confidential support following a brain injury. Persons with brain injury, their family or friends, and professionals can use this FREE statewide telephone service to answer questions, problem-solve issues, find brain injury support resources, navigate complicated systems and assist with educating family, employers and professionals about living with a brain injury
Peer/Mentor Support Connection: 
Peer/Mentor Support Connection is a way to connect individuals who have recently sustained brain injury or their family members (Peers) with trained volunteers who have personally experienced brain injury (Mentors).
Case Management:
The Brain Injury Association of Minnesota is contracted by Hennepin and Ramsey counties to provide waiver services.  Case Management supports individuals who have a brain injury diagnosis and are eligible for either a Community Alternative for Disabled Individuals (CADI) or Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) Waiver.

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