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Tips for Reducing Stress during the COVID-19 Crisis

We pride ourselves on being a guiding hand to people with brain injuries and their families. We support people holistically, sometimes this means helping them with things in everyday life. Here is a list of community resources. NOTE: This page is in development, if you have suggestions for resources to feature please email mnafziger@thebridgeline.org.


Recovery Resources:

  1. State-Wide Brain Injury Resource Database https://www.biav.net/resource-directory/
  2. UVa Encompass Health Outpatient Physical & Occupational Therapy (Accepts Medicaid) https://uvahealth.com/locations/profile/sports-medicine-hand-therapy-uva-encompass-health
  3. Sentara MJ Outpatient Physical, Occupational, & Speech Therapy https://www.sentara.com/charlottesville-virginia/hospitalslocations/locations/sentara-martha-jefferson-outpatient-physical,-occupational-speech-therapy.aspx
  4. Sheila Johnson Center at the UVA Curry School https://curry.virginia.edu/services-outreach/sheila-c-johnson-center
  5. Occupational Health Strategies https://www.healthyself.org/

Advocacy Resources:

  1. Brain Injury Association of Virginia https://www.biav.net/about-us/advocacy/

Independence/Transportation Resources:

  1. Independence Resource Center http://charlottesvilleirc.org/
  2. JAUNT https://ridejaunt.org/
  3. VisitAble https://www.visitable.org/
  4. Cville Community Cares hotline for grocery/prescription pickup for people who cannot leave their homes, and other material support: (434) 214-0454 or email cvillecares@gmail.com

Mental Health Resources:

  1. Region Ten Community Services Board for Mental Health Emergencies & Teletherapy: 434-972-1800
  2. National Alliance of Mental Illness (NAMI) Warm Line for Stress Mgmt. & Support: 434-260-8127

Family Resources:

  1. Aunt Bertha, The Social Care Network https://www.auntbertha.com/food/emergency-food–scottsville-va?postal=24590
  2. Charlottesville Newcomers Club https://cvillenewcomers.com/
  3. Charlottesville City Parks and Recreation. Adaptive Recreation Program https://www.charlottesville.org/departments-and-services/departments-h-z/parks-recreation/adaptive
  4. Access Art https://www.charlottesville.org/departments-and-services/departments-h-z/parks-recreation/adaptive/access-arts
  5. Moms Offering Moms Support https://www.momsclubcvillenorth.org/
  6. The Women’s Initiative https://thewomensinitiative.org/
  7. Community Mental Health & Wellness Coalition: Mental health resources, information & referrals
  8. Family Caregiver Alliance – https://www.caregiver.org/
  9. Charlottesville JABA Senior Center – https://www.jabacares.org/charlottesville-acc
  10. Louisa JABA Senior Center – https://www.jabacares.org/louisa-acc
  11. Well Spouse Foundation – https://wellspouse.org/
This list of resources is not exhaustive, and the inclusion of any specific resource does not constitute or imply an endorsement from The BridgeLine.