State/Local Resources

Answers4Families.org

Answers4Families is Nebraska’s support and information connection for families and professionals seeking assistance.

http://www.answers4families.org

(800) 746-8420

 

Assistive Technology Partnership

Provides technology solutions and access to all Nebraskans with disabilities and opportunities to better live, learn, and work.

http://atp.nebraska.gov

(402) 471-0734, (877) 713-4002

 

AT4ALL

Find equipment for all ages, available for loan, demonstration, free or for sale.

http://www.at4all.com

(877-201-4141)

 

Brain Injury Alliance of Nebraska (BIA-NE)

BIA-NE is the voice of brain injury in Nebraska and focuses on prevention, research, education and advocacy.  Also visit their Resource Facilitation and Brain Injury Support Groups page.

http://www.biane.org

(844) 423-2463

 

Brain Injury Regional School Support Teams

Contact a Brain Injury School Support Team (BIRSST) member when you have a student who needs assistance transitioning into the classroom after a brain injury.

Brain Injury Regional School Support Team map

 

DHHS, Aging Unit Long-term Care Ombudsman

An Ombudsman is an advocate for the rights and well-being of long-term care and assisted-living facility residents.

http://dhhs.ne.gov/Pages/ltcOmbudsman.aspx

(800) 422-6691

 

Disability Rights Nebraska

Disability Rights Nebraska provides individual advocacy, advice on legal rights, information about disability rights and services, and referrals.

http://www.disabilityrightsnebraska.org

(800) 422-6691

 

Hotline for Disability Services

Information and referral for Nebraskans who have questions or concerns related to a disability (information about rehabilitation services, transportation, special parking permits, legal rights, and other questions related to a disability).

http://www.cap.nebraska.gov

(800) 742-7594

 

Legal Aid of Nebraska

Assistance with legal issues.

http://www.legalaidofnebraska.org

(877) 250-2016

 

Madonna Rehabilitation

Brain injury rehabilitation program serving all levels of brain injury.

http://www.madonna.org

(800) 676-5448 (Lincoln)

(402) 401-3100 (Omaha)

 

Nebraska Association of Service Provider (NASP)

To join the Brain Injury List Serve, (used to send out questions and resources to individuals working in the brain injury field across the state) send an email request to carternasp@gmail.com.  Access the Brain Injury Tool Kit for resources including training materials, contacts regarding the Aged and Disabled Waiver, screening tools and more.

http://neserviceproviders.org

(402) 802-8312

 

Nebraska 2-1-1

Nebraska 2-1-1 keeps an accurate and comprehensive database to find health and human services to meet your needs.

http://www.ne211.org

(Dial 2-1-1)

 

Nebraska's Aging and Disability Resource Center

Many agencies and programs throughout Nebraska are available to help, and it can be hard to know where to start. This resource is your connection to help, services, and programs for elders, people of all ages with disabilities, family members and care givers.

http://dhhs.ne.gov/medicaid/Aging/Pages/ADRC.aspx

(844) 843-6364

 

Nebraska Ticket to Work

A centralized source of information to explore competitive employment opportunities.

http://nebraskatickettowork.org

(800) 471-6425 Ext. 102

 

Nebraska Traumatic Brain Injury Online Training

Training courses providing current information that educate and promote awareness of the causes, symptoms, and treatment of traumatic brain injury (TBI).  Also visit the Links and Additional Resources page for more resources.

https://www.netbitraining.org

 

Nebraska’s Traumatic Brain Injury Provider Training Manual

Provides materials and tools to help agency and service provider staff meet the needs of their clients with TBI.

 Provider Training Manual April 2018

 

Nebraska VR

Helps people with disabilities return to work or join the workforce. Check the website for your nearest office.

http://vr.nebraska.gov

(877) 637-3422

 

Quality Living, Inc.

A rehabilitation program for persons with brain and spinal cord injuries.

http://www.qliomaha.com

(402) 573-3700

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The Brain Injury Advisory Council is sponsored by Nebraska VR.

This project was supported, in part by grant number 90TBSG0013-01-00, from the U.S. Administration for Community Living, Department of Health and Human Services, Washington, D.C. 20201.  Grantees undertaking projects under government sponsorship are encouraged to express freely their findings and conclusions.  Points of view or opinions do not, therefore, necessarily represent official Administration for Community Living policy.