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Resource Facilitation Services

Resource facilitation is a free service through the North Dakota Brain Injury Network (NDBIN) that assists individuals with brain injury, families, caregivers, and professionals find answers to questions about brain injury in North Dakota.

What We Do

Regardless of when the injury occurred, we work alongside you to develop a community support system. Some examples of how we can help you include:

  • Responding to requests for assistance or information from survivors, families, and professionals
  • Screening individuals for history of brain injury and assist with completing an inventory of most common symptoms after a brain injury
  • Counseling and being a support person for survivors and families
  • Providing information regarding state and local resources, including housing, insurance, and food assistance
  • Locating other professionals who can assist with recovery
  • Developing a personalized plan that includes setting goals, offering strategies, support, and education, and evaluating outcomes for those needing more than just referrals to other services
  • Developing new programs and resources for survivors, families, and professionals
  • Connecting you with local support groups
  • Networking with community providers and service systems to educate others about the unique needs of those with brain injury
  • Supporting parents/students with return to school/sports with educators and connecting to a traumatic brain injury specialist, if needed

Who We Serve

Anyone with a brain injury, some examples could include:

  • Any blunt force to the head
  • Concussion
  • Stroke
  • Hemorrhage
  • Brain tumor
  • Encephalitis
  • Lack of oxygen to the brain

We Listen

Most of all, our resource facilitators listen. They will listen to your unique story and help identify services and supports. They will help you make the necessary phone calls if needed. They will also help brainstorm compensatory strategies or strategies you can use at home if services are not available in your area.

Contact NDBIN Toll Free at (855) 866-1884 or complete a client referral.