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Traumatic Brain Injury – CA Resources

The following are some of the organizations that provide services to families dealing with Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) in California:

California Caregiver Resource Centers
(800) 445-8106

The 11 California Caregiver Resource Centers serve every county in the state and provide assessment, resources and services to family caregivers of people with brain injuries.

Disability Rights California
Sacramento, CA
(800) 776-5746

Disability Rights California advocates, educates, investigates and litigates to advance and protect the rights of Californians with disabilities.

California Department of Rehabilitation
Sacramento, CA
(916) 263-8981
The California Department of Rehabilitation provides services to people with disabilities including vocational rehabilitation and an assistive technology loan program. The website also lists all of California’s Independent Living Centers.

Brain Injury Association of California
Bakersfield, CA
(661) 872-4903

The Brain Injury Association of California provides information, resources, education, advocacy and support for those affected by brain injury.

San Diego Brain Injury Foundation
San Diego, CA
(619) 294-6541

The San Diego Brain Injury Foundation is an online resource for brain injury survivors, their families and support community. Serves San Diego County.

Acquired Brain Injury Program
Coastline Community College
Costa Mesa, CA
(714) 241-6214

Coastline’s ABI Program is a two-year educational program designed to provide structured cognitive retraining for adults who have sustained a brain injury due to TBI or non-traumatic brain injuries.

The Rehabilitation Research Center (RRC) for Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) and Spinal Cord Injury (SCI)
Santa Clara Valley Medical Center
San Jose, CA
(408) 793-6433

The RRC is one of the national Traumatic Brain Injury Model Systems and has provided inpatient and outpatient services to brain-injured individuals since 1976.

Traumatic Brain Injury Resource Directory (TBIRD)

This online edition of the TBIRD provides information on the entire range of TBI services in the Santa Clara Valley area, and throughout Northern California.

Prepared by Family Caregiver Alliance in cooperation with California’s Caregiver Resource Centers, a statewide system of resource centers serving families and caregivers of brain-impaired adults. These resources were reviewed by Lorraine Finton, MSW, President, The Betty Clooney Foundation for Persons with Brain Injury. Funded by the California Department of Mental Health. September 2003. © Family Caregiver Alliance. All rights reserved.