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NJ Traumatic Brain Injury Fund

WHAT IS THE TBI FUND? 

  • The TBI Fund at the New Jersey Division of Disability Services provides New Jersey residents who have sustained a traumatic brain injury a wide range of services and supports
  • Services provided to an eligible individual by the Fund may not exceed a lifetime total of $ 100,000.
  • The Fund receives its revenue from a $0.50 surcharge on motor vehicle registrations

ELIGIBILITY?

  • To be determined eligible for the Fund, the injury must involve a bump, jolt, or blow to the head, or penetrating injury that disrupts the normal function of the brain. Additionally, applicants must:
  • Submit medical documentation of a TBI to the Fund
    • Have liquid financial assets of less than $100,000
    • Been a New Jersey resident for at least 90 consecutive days

WHAT SERVICES ARE AVAILABLE?

Individuals found eligible for Fund services may receive a wide range of brain injury related services and supports, which include but are not limited to the following:

  • Home modifications
  • Assistive technology 
  • Physical, occupational and speech therapies 
  • Cognitive therapy
  • Prescription medication
  • Counseling services
  • Neuropsychiatric/neuropsychological evaluations
  • Personal care assistance

HOW DO I APPLY? 

CONTACT INFORMATION

Division of Disability Services
PO Box 705 Trenton NJ 08625

Telephone: 1-888-285-3036
Fax: 609-631-4365

STATUTORY AUTHORITY 

N.J.S.A. 30:6F-5 et seq., specifically 30:6F-8

N.J.A.C. 10:141 https://www.state.nj.us/humanservices/providers/rulefees/regs/NJAC%2010_141%20Traumatic%20Brain%20Injury%20Fund.pdf

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