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AMVETS

AMVETS and Disabled American Veterans (DAV) offers information, counseling and claims service to all honorably discharged veterans and their dependents concerning disability compensation, hospitalization, rehabilitation, pension, education, employment, and other benefits.

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Phone Number: 801-326-2372

Toll Free Number: 800-827-1000

Address:
550 Foothill Dr
Salt Lake City, UT 84158

Website: http://www1.va.gov/directory/guide/facility.asp?ID=314&dnum=All

Brain Injury Support Groups

Brain injury support groups can be a valuable source of information, emotional support, encouragement and social activities for people who have sustained a brain injury as well as family members and other caregivers.

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  • Alzheimer's Support Group - Utah
    • Phone Number: 801-397-8136
    • Address:
      485 E 500 South
      Bountiful, UT 84010
    • Date/Time of Meeting: Every Thursday from 3-4:30 pm in the conference rm
  • Brain Injury and Stroke Survivor Meeting, Murray, UT
    • Phone Number: 801-314-4100
    • Address:
      Basement of TOSH Medical Tower 5770 South 250 E G50
      Murray, UT 84107
    • Email: jason.terry@imail.org
    • Date/Time of Meeting: 4th Thursday of the month from 7-8 pm
  • Brain Injury Support Group for Adults- Utah
    • Phone Number: 801-468-0027
    • Address:
      5709 South 1500 W
      Salf Lake City, UT 84123
    • Website: http://biau.org/support-groups/
    • Date/Time of Meeting: 2nd Tuesday of the month 6-8 pm
  • Intellegis LLC. Survivors & Caregivers Support Group- Utah
    • Phone Number: 801-290-2706
    • Address:
      333 E Clark St
      Murray, UT 84107
    • Website: http://biau.org/support-groups/
    • Date/Time of Meeting: Call ahead. Meets 1st Thursday of each month from 6:30-8 pm
  • Salt Lake Regional Medical Center Brain Injury Support Group
    • Phone Number: 801-350-4290
    • Address:
      1045 E 1st South
      SLC, UT 84102
    • Website: http://biau.org/support-groups/
    • Date/Time of Meeting: Call for date and time.
  • Stroke & Brain Injury Support Group Provo UT
  • University of Utah Brain Injury Support Group
    • Phone Number: 801-581-2221
    • Address:
      1138 E Wilmington Ave
      SLC, UT 84106
    • Website: http://biau.org/support-groups/
    • Date/Time of Meeting: 4th Tuesday of the month at 7 pm
  • UTAH -Weekly Meditation Class at TOSH-Utah
    • Address:
      TOSH Medical Tower 5770 South 250 E Suite 460 4th Floor Conference Rm
      Murray, UT 84107
    • Email: antonietta.russo@imail.org.
    • Date/Time of Meeting: Every Wed. from 3-4:30 pm
      These weekly group classes are free of charge and open to the public.
      If interested, email Dr. Russo at antonietta.russo@imail.org.
      Meets every Wed. from 3-4:30 p.m.

Client Assistance Program

The Client Assistance Program (CAP) can provide information and support to individuals who have questions or complaints about Vocational Rehabilitation (VR) services in their state. The CAP program can explain the rights and responsibilities of people receiving services from VR, can mediate disputes between clients and VR, and can advise or assist in filing formal complaints or appeals of VR decisions.

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Phone Number: 801-363-1347

Toll Free Number: 800-662-9080

Address:
205 North 400 W
Salt Lake City, UT 84103

Website: http://www.disabilitylawcenter.org

Email: www.disabilitylawcenter.org/contact.php

Independent Living Center

Independent Living Centers are non-residential, private, non-profit, consumer-controlled, community-based organizations providing services and advocacy by and for persons with all types of disabilities. Each ILC offers independent living skills training, peer counseling, and information about services that can assist a person live as independently as possible in the community.

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Phone Number: 435-723-2171

Toll Free Number: 800-827-1000

Address:
1080 N Main Suite 105A
Brigham City, UT 84302

Website: http://www.optionsind.org/

Email: dcrockett@qwestoffice.net

Medicaid Office

Medicaid provides basic health care for people who have a disability, limited income, or receive certain other government benefits. Medicaid offices offer information on who is eligible and how to apply for Medicaid. In some states, a Medicaid home and community-based services waiver (HCBS) exists, which helps people with brain injury who prefer to get long-term care services and supports in their home or community instead of an institutional setting like a nursing home.

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Phone Number: 801-538-6155

Toll Free Number: 800-662-9651

Address:
Cannon Health Bldg 288 North 1460 W
Salt Lake City, UT 84116

Website: http://www.health.utah.gov/medicaid/

Parent Training and Information Center

Parent Training and Information Centers help parents of children with disabilities, including brain injury, understand their rights and obtain appropriate services for their children within the school system. Services can include peer to peer support and assistance, advocacy for services, parent or school training, and referral to available community resources.

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Phone Number: 801-272-1051

Address:
230 W 200 South Ste 1101
Salt Lake City, UT 84101

Website: http://www.utahparentcenter.org/

Email: info@utahparentcenter.org

Protection and Advocacy

The Protection and Advocacy office works with people with disabilities, including brain injury, to ensure access to appropriate supports and services which can include educational programs, financial entitlements, healthcare, accessible housing, transportation, and employment opportunities. It also works to prevent the abuse, neglect and inappropriate placement of people with disabilities.

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Phone Number: 801-363-1347

Toll Free Number: 800-662-9080

Address:
205 North 400 W
Salt Lake City, UT 84103

Website: http://www.disabilitylawcenter.org

Contact: www.disabilitylawcenter.org/contact.php

 

Social Security Office

The Social Security Administration manages two benefit programs for people with disabilities. Supplemental Security Income (SSI) provides monthly income to people with limited income and work history as a result of a disability. Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) provides disability payments for workers who have contributed to Social Security and become disabled or blind before reaching retirement age and cannot work.

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Toll Free Number: 800-772-1213

Website: http://ssa.gov

The Social Security Administration manages two cash benefit programs for people with disabilities. Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) provides disability insurance benefits for workers who have contributed to Social Security and become disabled or blind before reaching retirement age. Supplemental Security Income (SSI) provides monthly cash income to low-income persons with limited work history and resources on the basis of age and disability. You can apply online for benefits, or contact your local office to apply in person. To find your local office, use the Social Security Office Locator https://secure.ssa.gov/ICON/main.jsp

State Insurance Department

State Insurance Departments are state agencies that ensure insurance companies obey all state insurance laws and regulations. They can offer information about insurance laws in the state, and assist consumers in resolving complaints or concerns with insurance companies.

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Phone Number: 801- 538-3800

Toll Free Number: 800-439-3805

Address:
3110 State Office Building
Salt Lake City, UT 84114

Website: https://insurance.utah.gov/

Victims of Crime Compensation Fund

Crime victim compensation programs across the country offer crucial financial assistance to victims of violent crimes. This government program is designed to pay for some of the costs that can result from being the victim of a violent crime. This can include payments for some medical expenses, counseling costs, lost wages or burial expenses.

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Phone Number: 801-238-2360

Toll Free Number: 800-621-7444

Address:
50 E 500 South Ste 200
Salt Lake City, UT 84111

Website: http://www.crimevictim.state.ut.us/

Vocational Rehabilitation

A federal/state program designed to assist people with a disability to return to gainful employment. Individualized services can include assessment, evaluation, career counseling, counseling, job training and job support.

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Phone Number: 801-538-7530

Toll Free Number: 800-473-7530

Address:
P.O. Box 144200
Salt Lake City, UT 84114

Website: http://www.usor.utah.gov/

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