HASCI Services

Head and Spinal Cord Injury (HASCI) Services provides community based services and supports for individuals with acquired brain injuries, spinal cord
injuries, or related disabilities. Our innovative program focuses on increasing individuals’ capacity for independent living, community participation, and
employment. We also partner with the Brain Injury Association of SC to provide a monthly support group for brain injury survivors and their families.

Who We Help

Our mission is to help individuals with traumatic brain injury, spinal cord injury and similar disabilities and their families rebuild their lives with respect and dignity by providing services and supports in the most efficient manner possible.

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.

  • HASCI Community Center at McAlister Square
    Open Monday and Wednesdays from 10 am – 2 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. This program targets those with moderate/servere 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, pre-vocational 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. Eligibility 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.


Kay Brooks, Director
Phone: 864-982-4590
Email: kbrooks@thriveupstate.org


225 South Pleasantburg Drive
Unit B-6
Greenville, SC 29607

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