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BIALA Resource Guide for Brain and Spinal Cord Injury

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Diagnosis-Based Assistance Programs

Database of multiple national and state financial assistance programs; includes assistance in equipment.

Disability Benefits Center

Nation Wide

Information about applying for disability benefits with a traumatic brain injury and information about disability application process overall.

Benefit Finder

Nation Wide

Discover which benefits you may be eligible for.

Free Application for Federal Student Aid

Nation Wide

Application for student aid for education

Good RX

Nation Wide

Use GoodRx to find the price of your prescriptions at pharmacies in Louisiana and save up to 80% with our free coupons. Even if you have insurance or Medicare, GoodRx's discount prices are often lower than your co-pay.

Help with Your Utility Bills

LA

Will assist in paying utility bills

Help, Hope, & Live

Nation Wide
800-642-8399

Help Hope Live has been showing clients and their families how to bring people together in order to fundraise to help cover the cost of medical expenses that insurance won't cover. These efforts play a critical role in helping our clients recover and maintain their health and independence. Helps thousands of people raise millions of dollars for Help Hope Live to pay a wide range of expenses, including out-of-pocket costs for: medications, durable medical equipment, home health care, wheelchair-accessibility modifications, physical therapy, innovative treatments, medical travel and temporary relocation, even emergency living assistance.

Louisiana Disability Benefit Programs

Statewide
LA

Information on disability benefit programs, help paying bills, etc.

Louisiana Economic Development Disability Initiative

Baton Rouge
LA
225-342-3000

LED strives to help businesses find the resources they need to make relocation and expansion a successful, profitable endeavor.

Louisiana Health Plan

Statewide
LA
225-926-6245

Provides health insurance for individuals who cannot obtain health insurance coverage elsewhere due to pre-existing medical conditions.

Louisiana State Children's Health Insurance Program (SCHIP) Office

Baton Rouge
LA
888-342-6207

The Louisiana Children’s Health Insurance Program (LaCHIP) provides health coverage to uninsured children up to age 19. It is a no-cost health program that pays for hospital care, doctor visits, prescription drugs, shots and more.

Need Help Paying Bills

Nation Wide

Resource for assistance in paying bills

Permobil Cares

Lebanon
Texas
800-736-0925

"The Permobil Foundation is dedicated to enhancing the quality of life by empowering strength and independence through community support, employee engagement and grant funding. We work in partnership with non-profit organizations and agencies to provide support and services so individuals can live a life without limitations.
Also provides scholarships to individuals with mobility difficulties and equipment."

Traumatic Head and Spinal Cord Injury Trust Fund

Baton Rouge
LA
225-342-9500

Trust fund for traumatic brain and spinal cord injuries offered by the Louisiana Department of Health’s Office of Aging and Adult Services

Victim Compensation Victim Assistance

Baton Rouge
LA
225-342-1500

The Louisiana Crime Victims Reparations Fund helps innocent victims and their families pay for the financial cost of crime when they have no other means of paying.

Workers Compensation Office

Baton Rouge
LA
225-342-3111

Information about workman’s comp