This guide contains information on Brain Injury related services and programs
located in your community or other communities nearby that you may want
to contact to obtain services. Where possible, toll free telephone numbers,
web and email addresses have been provided for your convenience.
The guide provides information on brain injury and disability related
services that are available in Washington. Also included is information
on federal, state, county, and local agencies. The Guide contains descriptions
of services in each section and information on how to access them.
This guide is intended for anyone with a Traumatic Brain Injury, TBI,
their family and friends, or anyone who works with people with TBI in Washington
State. The table of contents will help you find information quickly. This
book may be used by individuals with brain injuries, family members, and
friends looking for help and resources. Rehabilitation professionals may
use this book to help find resources for their clients.
Narration about most topics has been added at the beginning of each
section. These narratives describe the subject covered in that section
and explain why people with TBI might benefit from the services in that
These resources deal with some issues common to TBI. Some address the
aftereffects of TBI, be they sensory, motor or neural. Others help with
general consumer issues such as health, respite, and rehabilitation, in-home
care, support groups, and assistive technology to name a few.
Following are some organizations that may be useful to persons with
TBI, their families, caregivers, and the professional service providers.
Of course, as with any other consumer item, itís wise to remember the tremendous
individuality of head injury and to realize that what may help one, or
many, or even most people with TBI may not work for yourself/family member/client.
But once again, if one avenue of help doesnít perform as expected, another
may well "do the job".
Agencies or resources are listed in alphabetical order rather than in
order of importance.
Many direct service providers who may be in your area are not listed.
The organizations listed are statewide organizations that should be able
to put you in touch with service providers and other resources in your
Tips for Navigating this Guide
This TBI Resource Guide can be navigated by either browsing or searching.
of Contents page lists the major topics of the guide. The
links above enables browsing through lists of resources and services in
major categories on several of the pages. Information on specific topics
can be found with two main types of searches:
Each page of this guide contains two silhouettets of Washington State.
One is located at the top right hand side of each page and the other has
been placed on the left navigation bar. The one at the top of the page
has been linked to the guide's Introduction (this) page and the
other has been linked to the Table
These silhouettes enable rapid navigation from one subheading to the
next in either direction. Additionally, this Guide may be accessed by clicking
on the N.W. Resources
link found on most pages of this site.
Links from the Guide to other sites may break when pages are removed
or change their web address. You may be able to find the page by going
to the relevant domain or by searching the domain with Google's advanced
search. If the domain has been removed, formerly posted pages may still
be accessible through Google's "cache" links or the Wayback Machine.
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We do not endorse any of the services nor make any guarantees regarding
the information or services included in this directory.
The guide gives you information on the entire range of TBI services
This guide was made possible
by a grant from:
Washington Traumatic Brain Injury Model System
Department of Social and Health Services
Aging and Disabilities Services Administration
PO Box 45600
Olympia WA 98504-5600