Resources

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

 

Organ Donation
United Network for Organ Sharing
1-888-894-6361

Carolina Donor Services
1-800-200-2672

Kidney Disease
American Kidney Fund
1-800-729—6682

National Kidney Foundation
1-800-622-9010

Diabetes
American Diabetes Association
1-800-DIABETES

Transplant Information

University of Michigan Transplant Center

National Foundation for Transplants
1-800-489-3863

Social Security Administration

1-800-772-1213
This office may assist with applications for retirement, survivorship, disability and supplemental security income and Medicare benefits.

Social Security Disability Hotline
1-800-638-6810

N.C. statewide information and assistance related to Social Security, Disability or SSI Medicare
1-800-672-3071

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 Information
Veteran’s Administration Benefits Office
1-800-827-1000

Veteran’s Affairs Medical Center (Durham)
(919) 286-0411

N.C. Division of Veteran’s Affairs
(919) 733-3851

N.C. Division of Vocational Rehabilitation
(919) 733-3364
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.