North Carolina Spinal Cord Injury Association

SUPPORT, COMMUNICATION,

INFORMATION, ADVOCACY

 
 

Welcome to NCSCIA

"A Wheel Life"

 

NCSCIA Mission Statement: To enable people with spinal cord injury and disease (SCI/D)

to achieve their highest level of independence, health, and personal fulfillment by providing resources, services, and peer support.

 


Attention Individuals with SCI/D experiencing financial difficulties due to COVID-19:

July 7, 2020

Attn: Phase One Grant Applications are now closed.

Any new applications will be put on a waiting list to be reviewed as new funds become available.

NCSCIA Individual COVID-19 Relief Grant
Support for Expenses Related to COVID-19
6/10/20

Overview:

NCSCIA recently received several grants to help with COVID-19 related expenses for the SCI/D community in North Carolina. We are grateful to Numotion Foundation, Craig H. Neilsen Foundation and United Spinal for their generous donations and support. The grants will allow us to provide financial relief to people with SCI/D who are experiencing more hardships than normal due to COVID-19.

We will be providing grant relief in several phases. Currently, NCSCIA is providing $200 gift cards for groceries and supplies for twenty-five individuals in North Carolina with SCI/D who are experiencing financial difficulty due to COVID-19. This may also include the loss of income/job of the breadwinner for the household. Applicants will have their choice of Walmart or Target gift cards.

Additional Supplies:

NCSCIA also has limited number of N95 face masks and hand sanitizer available for our members who are in need.

APPLY HERE FOR THE GRANT

Questions:

Please email support@ncscia.org or debbie@ncscia.org.

You may also call 919.234.4171.

 

COVID-19 Support Hub

Please visit and share our hub for all things related to COVID-19 and SCI/D https://unitedspinal.org/covid-support/. Our staff has put together resources on mental health, requesting a peer mentor, reporting caregiver disruptions, safe shopping tips and more. This is valuable information your members can use and will be updated often.

 

Hand Hygiene Flyer for Wheelchair Users

Click here to view the English version

Click here to view the Spanish version



 

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