Statewide Head Injury Program (SHIP) Family Assistance Program

The Family Assistance Program addresses the needs of the families and significant others who are living with individuals with traumatic brain injury.

Family assistance is provided by SHIP's clinical consultants in the home, in a clinician's office, or at a site where individuals with traumatic brain injury and their family/significant other may be receiving services. The services provided through SHIP's Family Assistance Program may include:

  • Development, implementation, and monitoring of in-home strategies which address changes often resulting from TBI.
  • Assistance in identifying clinical needs and accessing appropriate clinical services.

If you are interested in finding out more about the Family Assistance Program, please call SHIP and ask to speak to the Service Coordinator for your region of the state.

Obtain information by calling (617) 204-3852 or toll-free (in Massachusetts only) 1-800-223-2559. TTY: (617) 204-3817. Or send an e-mail to

This information is provided by the Massachusetts Rehabilitation Commission.