We want to help you and your family deal with concerns that may arise after your transplant. Your social worker, transplant coordinator and physician can give you resources for your particular needs. The following list of resources may be useful.
East Carolina, Brody School of Medicine
Vidant Medical Center
United Network for Organ Sharing
Carolina Donor Services
American Kidney Fund
National Kidney Foundation
American Diabetes Association
University of Michigan Transplant Center
National Foundation for Transplants
Social Security Administration
This office may assist with applications for retirement, survivorship, disability and supplemental security income and Medicare benefits.
Social Security Disability Hotline
N.C. statewide information and assistance related to Social Security, Disability or SSI Medicare
County Department of Social Services (DSS)
Medicaid recipients with low income and few assets may apply in the county in which they reside for assistance with medical expenses. DSS also manages food stamps, aid to families with dependent children, fuel assistance, and other emergency funds.
Veteran’s Administration Benefits Office
Veteran’s Affairs Medical Center (Durham)
N.C. Division of Veteran’s Affairs
N.C. Division of Vocational Rehabilitation
This is a state-sponsored program that provides services to help disabled persons obtain jobs. Services include evaluation, special training, job counseling, and funding for services to help you.