Community Support

Canadian support groups and resources

You are not alone. Many people have already gone through the same recovery journey after a traumatic brain injury. There are many provincial and local support groups available and available for help. Reach out to a local group near you.

Alberta Association for the Rehabilitation of the Brain Injured (ARBI)

https://www.arbi.ca/home/programs-services/

Brain Care Centre

Support Groups

https://www.braincarecentre.com/services/client-services/

Parkland Head Injury Association (PHIA)

https://www.pheadia.com/

Southern Alberta Brain Injury Society (SABIS)

Adult Support Groups

https://sabis.ab.ca/programs-services/#adult_support_groups

British Columbia Brain Resource, Advocacy & Information Network (B.R.A.I.N©)

https://www.facebook.com/brainresourceadvocacyinformationnetwork/

BrainTrust Canada

Group Programs

https://braintrustcanada.com/services/support/

Bulkley Valley Brain Injury Association

Individual and Group Support

http://bvbia.ca/index.php/our-services/client-service/

Campbell River Head Injury Support Services

Making Headway

http://www.crhead.ca/monthly-programs.html

Chinese Brain Injury Support Group

https://www.brainstreams.ca/resources/support-groups/burnaby-chinese-brain-injury-support-group/

Comox Valley Head Injury Society (CVHIS)

Brain Injury Survivor’s Peer Support Group

https://www.cvhis.org/programs/#Survivor

Fraser Valley Brain Injury Association (FVBIA)

Drop-in/Leisure Programs

https://www.fvbia.org/services-and-support/our-programs/

Kamloops Brain Injury Association (KBIA)

Peer Support Drop In

https://www.kbia.ca/groups

North Okanagan Shuswap Brain Injury Society (NOSBIS)

Support Groups

https://nosbis.ca/programs/#1555095645790-242dff99-13fb

Northern Brain Injury Association Support Groups (NBIA)

Brain Injury Support Group Meetings

http://nbia.ca/brain-injury-support-groups/

Powell River Brain Injury Society

https://braininjurysociety.com/

Prince George Brain Injured Group Society (PGBIG)

Support Groups

http://pgbig.ca/support-groups/

Semiahmoo House Society

Acquired Brain Injury Services

https://www.semi-house-society.com/abi/

Vancouver Brain Injury Association (VBIA)

Support Groups

https://vbia.ca/services/support-groups/

Vancouver Parents with ABI Support Group

https://www.brainstreams.ca/resources/support-groups/parents-with-abi-support-group/

Victoria Brain Injury Society (VBIS)

Peer Support

https://www.vbis.ca/peer-support

Manitoba Manitoba Brain Injury (MBI)

Support Groups

https://www.mbia.ca/how-we-help/support/

New Brunswick Various Groups

https://www.braininjurycanada.ca/abi-associations/new-brunswick/

Newfoundland & Labrador Various Groups

https://www.braininjurycanada.ca/abi-associations/newfoundland/

Nova Scotia Brain Injury Association of Nova Scotia

https://braininjuryns.com/

Ontario Community Head Injury Resources Services (CHIRS)

http://www.chirs.com/

Ontario Brain Injury Association (OBIA)

Peer Support Program

http://obia.ca/peer-support2/

 

·         Brain Injury Association of Durham Region

·         Brain Injury Association of London and Region

·         Brain Injury Association of Niagara

·         Brain Injury Association of North Bay

·         Brain Injury Association of Ottawa Valley

·         Brain Injury Association of Peel Halton

·         Brain Injury Association Peterborough Region

·         Brain Injury Association of Quinte District

·         Brain Injury Association of Sarnia & Lambton

·         Brain Injury Association of Sault Ste Marie and District

·         Brain Injury Association of Sudbury and District

·         Brain Injury Association of Thunder Bay and Area

·         Seizure and Brain Injury Centre of Timmins

·         Brain Injury Society of Toronto

·         Brain Injury Association of Waterloo-Wellington

·         Brain Injury Association of Windsor & Essex County

·         Hamilton Brain Injury Association

Toronto Acquired Brain Injury (ABI) Network

Specializated Support and Therapy Groups

http://abinetwork.ca/uploads/Image/Support_Groups_Master.pdf

Prince Edward Island Brain Injury Association of Prince Edward Island

https://www.braininjurypei.info/

Quebec
Saskatchewan Saskatchewan Brain Injury Association (SBIA)

http://www.sbia.ca/pdf/programs.pdf

Acquired Brain Injury (ABI) Partnership Project

Local Support Groups

https://www.abipartnership.sk.ca/html/abi-survivors-and-families/Local_Support_Groups/index.cfm