Rebuilding Lives

After Spinal Cord Injury.



The Mission

To help people rebuild their lives after spinal cord injury or disease by connecting them with the resources needed to maximize their independence and quality of life.

Profile image of a young man sitting in a powerwheelchair with the NYC skyline in the background. He is smiling at the camera.

Why giving matters.

17,810 new spinal cord injuries every year.


1,100 of those survivors will be New York State Residents.

Your gift will help hundreds of families in the New York City area who are facing the challenge and cost of living with paralysis. 

Free Membership

Be part of a nationwide network of people with spinal cord injuries, their families and supporters.


Join United Spinal Association Today. Maximize Your Independence.

Stay informed about issues, events, research and member stories that inspire.

Our Programs

Grant Recipient Family


Our grant program provides funding for adaptive equipment, opportunities and programs that enable people with traumatic spinal cord injuries to live active and independent lives. 

Disability Rights advocates pose in front of the Capitol on a sunny day.


United Spinal’s Grassroots Advocacy network focuses on advancing opportunities, social equity, and disability rights for all people living with a spinal cord injury or disease.

WOW Support Group

Peer Support

A spinal cord injury is one challenge you shouldn’t have to face alone. Our peer mentors can help guide and support you and your family on the journey toward recovery and rebuilding your life.

Change a Life

Give the Gift of Independence


Our Premium Sponsors

Click on logo to learn more about our generous sponsors.

Mount Sinai Department of Rehabilitation and Human Performance logo
Robert & Vivian Woo and Family logo

NYC Spinal is a 501(c)(3)  EIN 32-0072812