2-1-1 provides information about state and local human services resources including food, housing, utility assistance, counseling and other services.
Disability Rights Texas
Disability Rights Texas advocates for, protects and advances the legal, human and service rights of people with disabilities.
AbleData provides information about assistive technology products and rehabilitation equipment.
Brain Injury Association of Texas
The Brain Injury Association of Texas develops programs for public awareness and education, supports research and rehabilitation and provides family guidance.
Brain Injury Association of America
Brain Injury Association of America provides information on educational resources, current research, and brain injury events happening across the United States.
BrainLine is a national multimedia project offering information and resources about preventing, treating and living with brain injury. BrainLine is funded by the Defense and Veterans Brain Injury Center.
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention offers prevention tips, publications, research information and other resources for:
Medline Plus features information from the U.S. National Library of Medicine, the National Institutes of Health, and other government agencies and health-related organizations.
American Stroke Association
The American Stroke Association provides information on prevention, treatment, rehabilitation and support for stroke survivors and their families.
Sittercity is an online source for in-home caregivers with over 1 million nationwide caregiver profiles, including special needs and companion care.
Texas Council for Developmental Disability
The Texas Council for Developmental Disability works to ensure all Texans with developmental disabilities have the opportunity to be independent, productive and valued members of their communities.
Texas Health Options
Texas Health and Human Services Commission
HHSC administers programs and provides services that assist people with a variety of needs.
- Independent Living Services: Promotes self-sufficiency and independence for people with disabilities.
- Long-term Care: Provides information on long-term care options and services in the home, daytime programs and residential settings.
- Comprehensive Rehabilitation Services: Helps people with brain or spinal cord injury be more independent in their homes and communities.
- Early Childhood Intervention: A program for families with children, birth to age 3, with disabilities and developmental delays. Provides evaluations and assessments at no cost to families to determine eligibility, need for services and to plan services.
- Services for the Blind and Visually Impaired: Helps people who are blind or visually impaired and their families.
- Services for Persons who are Deaf or Hard of Hearing: Assists in eliminating societal and communication barriers to improve equal access for people who are deaf or hard of hearing.
- Aging and Disability Resource Centers: Provides information about aging and disability programs and services in Texas. It provides help and information about state and federal benefits. It also helps you learn about local programs and services. Anyone — family members, friends or professionals — can receive information tailored to their needs.
- Mental Health and Substance Use: Learn more about mental health services available in your community.
- Children with Special Health Care Needs: Provides services to children with extraordinary medical needs, disabilities and chronic health conditions.
- Rehabilitation Technology Resource Center: Assists in finding equipment, explaining how it is used and how to get it.
Texas Department of State Health Services
The Texas Department of State Health Services administers programs that improve the health and well-being of Texans.
- Emergency Preparedness: Information and planning tools on disaster preparedness for people with disabilities.
- Heart Disease and Stroke Program: Information and data on resources and data as well as activities and programs to address risk factors.
- Children with Special Health Care Needs Systems Development Group: Works to strengthen community-based services to improve systems of care for children and youth with special health care needs, including clients receiving health care benefits through the HHSC's CSHCN Services Program.
Texas Office of Attorney General
The Crime Victims' Compensation Program is administered by the Office of the Attorney General and is dedicated to ensuring victims of violent crime are provided financial assistance for crime-related expenses that cannot be reimbursed by insurance or other sources.
Texas Workforce Commission
The Texas Workforce Commission offers career development information, job search resources, training programs, and unemployment benefits.
- Vocational Rehabilitation Services: Helps people who have physical or mental disabilities find or keep employment.
Texas Department of Housing and Community Affairs
Help for Texans allows you to select the type of help you need, enter your city or county, and get a list of organizations that might be able to help you.
To learn more, contact the Office of Acquired Brain Injury at 512-706-7191 or by email the OABI.