If you or a loved one have acquired a traumatic brain or spinal cord injury, there is a valuable resource in the State of Georgia to aid you.
The Brain & Spinal Cord Injury Trust Fund Commission distributes funds to support independence, inclusion in the community, personal choice,
In November 1998, Georgia voters overwhelmingly approved (73%) a
constitutional amendment to create a Trust Fund for brain and spinal
injuries, paid for by a surcharge on drunk driving fines. This landmark legislation won by a margin of greater than 2-to-1. More than half of the people who serve on the Commission must have a brain or spinal cord injury. Current funding levels are as follows:
The Trust Fund is a payor of last resort. The Commission intends that the Trust Fund be used to provide funding that is not otherwise available in order to meet the comprehensive needs of people with brain and spinal cord injuries. The Trust Fund should not be used to displace other sources of funding.
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Or call 1-888-233-5760
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