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FREE MEMBERSHIP TO BIALA /UNITED SPINAL, LA CHAPTER. Please help us grow!

BENEFITS OF BECOMING A MEMBER

  • Keeps you informed and updated on all the events and resources that we have to offer on the local and state level, as well as on the national level through our affiliations with the Brain Injury Association of America and United Spinal Association.
  • Provides you more streamline access to a cohesive network of individuals who can be helpful AND whom you can help.
  • Allows you to more easily participate in advocacy efforts that affect you and your community, both on the national and local levels.
  • Gives you a more active voice for ongoing program development, support groups, and other grassroots/local community growth.*
  • By joining BIALA, you will receive a FREE membership to United Spinal along with a free subscription to New Mobility Magazine.
  • Assists us in attracting funding support as membership grows, which benefits those impacted by brain and spinal cord injuries.
  • Helps make a difference in the lives of others.

Please fill out our online membership form below, or click the button to download a paper copy.

DOWNLOAD OUR MEMBERSHIP APPLICATION

Online BIALA Membership Application

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*Membership does not include decision-making votes. This is the responsibility of the Board of Directors.

Attending a Connections Circle event and meeting new people and learning that I can still enjoy life even with my spinal cord injury was a blessing. I haven't picked up a bowling ball in 30 years, and today, when I did, my first bowl was a strike. This smile on my face won't go away.

Chris Alford

Individual with SCI

During an incredibly difficult time, when I called the BIALA hotline desperate for help, I was greeted by someone who showed that she truly cared, and I can't say thank you enough. She was a life support for me, and I don't know how I would have survived without her. She was there when I had no one else and brought me peace and comfort and understanding. There is no amount of money or thanks in the world that could repay her for her kindness and compassion. She was and continues to be such a blessing to me.

Catherine Genovese

Caregiver

The stress of everything is overwhelming. Every place and person I have called has shut the door in my face, and I felt like I was drowning. No one wanted to help until I called you. You have been an angel sent to me who has been incredibly kind, willing to listen and also help find what we need. By sharing your own personal stories, you have shown me that there is hope. Having you to talk to has been such a comfort and I just can’t say thank you enough. This has been an incredibly hard road but now that I have found you, it has become easier because I know there is someone who cares. Thank you from the bottom of my heart, my sweet angel, and thank you for shining some hope back in my life.

Mary Katherine Greer

Caregiver