North Carolina Amputee Resources
Bio-Tech Amputee Networking Group
We welcome all amputees in the Durham and Henderson community to join us during our quarterly meetings: 2016 Events TBA
Amputee Coalition of America
The Amputee Coalition of America is a nonprofit organization based in Manassas, Virginia, United States of America. ACA's mission is to reach out to people with limb loss and empower them through education, support and advocacy. www.amputee-coalition.org, 888. 267.5669 (888-AMP-KNOW).
North Carolina Medicaid
Medicaid is a state program that serves low-income parents, children, seniors, and people with disabilities. There are different types of coverage for people with different needs. www2.ncdhhs.gov, 1-800-662-7030.
Triangle Amputee Group
This group meets on the 2nd Tuesday of each month from 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm at the Duke Center for Living Campus, Cafe 3, Stedman Bldg, 3475 Erwin Road, Durham, NC 27705. www.triangleamputeesupport.org.
The Division of Vocational Rehabilitation Services provides counseling, training, education, transportation, job placement, assistive technology and other support services to people with disabilities. www.ncdhhs.gov/divisions/dvrs.
Medicare is a national social insurance program, administered by the U.S. federal government that provides health insurance for Americans aged 65 and older who have worked and paid into the system. It also provides health insurance to people under 65 with disabilities. www.medicare.gov, 1-800-MEDICARE.
Challenged Athlete's Foundation
It is the mission of the Challenged Athletes Foundation® (CAF) to provide opportunities and support to people with physical challenges, so they can pursue active lifestyles through physical fitness and competitive athletics. CAF believes that involvement in sports at any level increases self-esteem, encourages independence and enhances quality of life.