The Head and Spinal Cord Injury Center provides comprehensive services and support to survivors of acquired brain injury and spinal cord injury and their families. Individuals with Head and Spinal Cord Injury (HASCI) participate in activities that promote community living skills, independence, social skills, and good health practices. Activities range from computer lab time, work trial training, support groups, and individual and group training opportunities.
Who We Help
Our mission is to help individuals with traumatic brain injury, spinal cord injury and similar disability and their families rebuild their lives with respect and dignity by providing services and supports in the most efficient manner possible.
Services/supports may be funded through Medicaid State Plan, Head and Spinal Cord Injury (HASCI) Waiver, HASCI Individual Rehabilitation Supports, HASCI Individual and Family Support Funding, and/or special HASCI Division projects.
How We Help
Our qualified and experienced trainers serve as coaches for our participants. We help provide service coordination, recommendations and support that helps both to support a more independent lifestyle while also helping to rehabilitate the participant.
- Gateway Program at McAlister Square
Open Monday and Wednesdays from 10 am – 1 pm for individuals served by or referred to the HASCI division. The Drop In center provides classes on a variety of topics and social activities are provided.
- Vocational Interest and Productivity Program
A collaborative program between the DDSN and the South Carolina Vocational Rehabilitation Department. The program targets those with moderate/server traumatic brain injuries who are preparing for formal vocational rehabilitation services and those who have been unsuccessful in obtaining employment utilizing traditional approaches. VIP focuses on developing self-awareness, vocational assessment, prevocational jobs skills training, specialized work evaluation and work adjustment, and meaningful alternatives to paid employment.
- Individual Rehabilitation Supports
Provides life skills training focused on developing independence and community involvement. Individuals receive services in their home and in the community. Eligible criteria do apply.
How to Get Assistance
Eligibility determination is done by the SC Department of Disabilities and Special Needs (SCDDSN). For more information about applying for services and eligibility criteria visit the SCDDSN website. To get started with the eligibility process, please call 1-800-289-7012 toll free.
864-679-2400 ext. 3711
225 South Pleasantburg Drive
Greenville, SC 29607