Brooks Health Foundation

At Brooks Rehabilitation, we have more than 47 years of expertise in providing medical rehabilitation services. Our highly trained clinicians provide the most advanced therapy and medical care, along with the compassion, motivation and hope to help people reach their highest level of recovery.

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Established to support the mission of Brooks Rehabilitation, the Brooks Health Foundation supports the community activities which meets the needs of our patients and their families through research and education, charity care, and community programs that enhance the quality of life for those living with a differing ability. The Brooks Health Foundation accepts resources to support the programs and services experienced by our patients and the community in a variety of ways including personal contributions, tribute gifts, planned gifts and gifts of stock. Through your financial support, patients and their families experience transformative rehabilitation.

Last year, we supplied more than $3 million of charitable care to our patients.

On behalf of our patients, whose lives are better because of the therapy and services received at Brooks Rehabilitation, thank you!

Brooks Rehabilitation is a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit organization, all donations made are tax-deductible to the fullest extent of the law. For more information, please contact Catherine Joan E. Paez at Catherine.Paez@Brooksrehab.org or call (904) 345-7073.

Programs and Services impacted by your generosity:

Research:
The Clinical Research Center (CRC) at Brooks Rehabilitation is committed to the investigation of innovative treatment protocols and the utilization of new technologies that will help our patients maximize function and achieve their highest level of independence.

Neuro Recovery Center:
The Brooks Rehabilitation Neuro Recovery Center (NRC) offers specialized equipment for customized rehabilitation. This unique gym allows individuals with disabilities to continue ongoing exercise and conditioning to maintain and improve functional movement and abilities.

School Re-entry:
The Brooks School Re-entry Program (BSRP) is an ongoing program which maximizes a child’s successful transition back to school following a disabling illness or injury

Adaptive Sports & Recreation:
Brooks Rehabilitation offers the most comprehensive adaptive sports and recreation program in the country, providing fun and fitness for people of all ages living with a physical disability. Program participants can enjoy competitive or recreational team and individual sports, plus a variety of other wellness and fitness activities.

Brain Injury Clubhouse: 
The Brooks Clubhouse is a community health program that provides for the long-term recovery needs of individuals who have suffered an acquired brain injury. This day-program bridges the gap between medical rehabilitation, vocational training, and community reintegration. It is currently the only Brain Injury Clubhouse in Florida and one of only 24 in the world.

Brooks Rehabilitation Aphasia Center:
The Aphasia Center provides comprehensive support for participants affected by aphasia due to stroke, traumatic brain injury, brain tumors, or other neurological disorders. The Aphasia Center offers two programs, including a community track and an intensive track.

Pediatric Recreation: 
The Pediatric Recreation program offers a supportive environment for youth with physical and/or developmental disabilities. The program increases socialization through activities that foster a healthy lifestyle and community connection. Family support is also available for those seeking opportunities for their children outside of traditional therapies.

Wellness
The Brooks Rehabilitation Wellness Program focuses on fitness and wellness education for individuals who experienced neurological disease or injury in partnership with the First Coast YMCA. Participants receive an assessment from physical therapists and a customized fitness plan to maintain mobility. These programs are supervised by specialized staff who understand the unique challenges of a life altering disease or illness

Events:

PAR-TEE for Adaptive Sports and Recreation

Held at Topgolf Jacksonville, this exciting event benefits Brooks Adaptive Sports and Recreation. Brooks Adaptive Sports and Recreation provides individuals with physical disabilities the inspiration, training, education and opportunity to participate in world-class adaptive sport and recreational activities. Please visit their website to find out more about their programs and event schedule: www.brooksadaptivesportsandrecreation.com.

Event information will be available soon. 

Brooks Rehabilitation Golf Classic

This event is one of the top charity golf tournaments in Northeast Florida, with approximately 150 corporate and community leaders participating. All proceeds will benefit the programs and services of Brooks Rehabilitation in the care of patients suffering from brain injuries, strokes, spinal cord injuries, comprehensive orthopedic problems and other disabling conditions.

Event information will be available soon. 

Celebrate Independence

Brooks Rehabilitation is proud to host our annual Celebrate Independence event. We hope you will join us for a day of insightful speakers, community exhibits and inspiring individuals.

Event information will be available soon. 

Impact Society

“Be the change you want to see in the world.” Make an Impact.

When you join Brooks Rehabilitation’s Impact Society, you become a distinguished member of an esteemed group of individuals who play an essential role in the Brooks legacy. Your partnership will effectively strengthen Brooks Rehabilitation’s efforts to ensure a bright future for our patients and that our community remains a place where recovery and rehabilitation are possible.   

What is the Impact Society?

The Impact Society is a distinguished group of individuals who contribute $1,000 or more annually to Brooks Rehabilitation’s programs and services.

Benefits:

  • Annual lunch and tour with CEO/COO
  • V.I.P seating and invitations to all of Brooks Rehabilitation Special Events
  • Donor recognition
  • Recognition plaque to be displayed on Donor Wall of the Brooks Rehabilitation Hospital
  • Tax-deductible contribution

How do I become a member?

The Impact Society recognizes individual, joint, and cumulative gifts of $1,000 or more. You can choose a variety of ways to make your contributions such as monthly, quarterly, bi-annual, or a one- time payment.

For more information, please contact Catherine Joan E. Paez at Catherine.Paez@Brooksrehab.org or call (904) 345-7073.

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