NRF Program Participants (individuals with brain injury and families and supporters) work with a facilitator in a multi-step process that may include the following;
- Assessment – Identifying the current status, personal needs, and available resources of the individual and his/her family or support system in all aspects of life
- Planning – Documenting the individual’s goals, help needed to attain the goals, and the responsibilities of the individual, family, and facilitator
- Resource Identification – Working collaboratively to locate resources, services, and supports. Keeping individuals and families informed of new opportunities
NRF staff assist eligible individuals to access and navigate community services. This includes assisting with filling out applications.
NRF staff can not provide more intensive ongoing direct services to individuals such as;
- Case Management
- Managing Finances
- Medication Compliance and Management
- Household Organization
- Arranging Transportation
- Make and Manage Appointments
Neuro-Resource Facilitators cannot oversee and direct support staff or provide ongoing extensive care coordination.
Resource Facilitation is not Case Management.
**There is no fee to NRF program participants.**
- Legal resident of Vermont
- Have experienced a brain injury
- Are not currently receiving services through a State Waiver Program (Choices for Care, State Brain Injury Program, ect.) *but can be on a waitlist for services.
- Be expected to benefit from the services
Have goals or objectives that they would like us to assist with
The Application Process:
Interested individuals (or their support person or service provider) can download, complete and submit the Brain Injury Screening Tool as well as the NRF Application and return them to the BIAVT office by either emailing them to firstname.lastname@example.org or mailing to 1 Derby Ln Suite 2, Waterbury VT, 05676