Alabama Head Injury Foundation
- Provides support, referrals, recreation, resources, advocacy,
community education, housing assistance, and information about
events and meetings.
Brain and Spinal Cord Injury
Program - The Florida Department of Health offers acute care,
in-patient and outpatient rehabilitation, transitional living
services, adaptive equipment, home modifications, and other services
necessary for community reintegration. The BSCIP also provides
public information, prevention, education and research programs.
Brain Injury Association
of New Zealand - Provides information, advocacy and support
to people with brain injuries, family members, and caregivers.
Has listing of branch offices, and offers Social Rehabilitation
clinics in a variety of cities.
The Brain Injury Association
of Nipissing - Committed to assisting individuals living with
the effects of acquired brain injury improve their potential and
lead fuller lives. Offers information, referrals, counseling,
advocacy, research, education, and activities.
Brain Injury Association USA
- Promotes awareness, understanding and prevention of brain injury
through education, advocacy, research grants and community support
services that lead toward reduced incidence and improved outcomes
of children and adults with brain injuries.
Brain Injury Society
- Serves acquired and traumatic brain injured individuals and
their families. Contains information on ABI/TBI, legal issues,
state's legal definition of TBI, SSI tips, online newsletters
and a chat room.
Brain Injury Support
Group of Portland - Support for brain-injured people, their
loved ones, and their caregivers. Offers information and referral,
peer counseling, news, and references.
The Brain Trust
- A non-profit organization providing emergency funding for essential
goods and services to people with mild or moderate traumatic brain
injury in Colorado.
Cafe Plus -
Coffee shop for survivors of a head-injury to help combat feelings
of isolation and assist in re-connecting socially and making friendships.
Located in East Syracuse, New York.
Central Okanagan Brain Injury
Society - Services include case management, family support,
advocacy, public education, career counseling, work experience,
job placement, job coaching and long term followup to TBI/ABI
survivors in British Columbia.
The Child Brain Injury Trust
(CBIT) - Aims to improve the quality of life for children
and youth with a brain injury by providing a helpline, events,
conferences, research, advocacy, grants, and funding information.
Offers details about the family impact, medical aspects, educational
concerns, legal issues, support groups, and resources throughout
Coma Recovery Association
- A non-profit organization for coma and brain injury survivors,
family members, friends and professionals. Offerings include mutual
aid and support, support group meetings, general information,
referrals and advocacy.
Edinburgh Headway Group
- Based at Astley Ainslie Hospital, provides support to person's
with a TBI, their families, and caregivers throughout Edinburgh
and the Lothian's. Offers a range of social, recreational, therapeutic,
rehabilitative, and educational services.
European Brain Injury Society
(E.B.I.S.) - Brings the many professionals and associations
involved in the field of brain injury together with the survivors
and their families. Projects include developing evaluation guidelines,
research in the Epidemology, database on medical, scientific and
social aspects, seminars and training, promoting support groups
and public awareness.
Friends of the Head Injury Association
- Advocacy group based in Alberta, Canada providing services and
information to ABI/TBI survivors. Provides a manual written for
survivors, tips for the general public on interacting with a TBI/ABI
survivor, and discussion groups for FOTHI Events and general topics.
Task Force on Traumatic Brain Injury - Members resources,
minutes, meeting times, and surveys. Also provides tasks to review,
analyze, and recommend changes in Oregon's response, programs,
and policies for TBI survivors and their families.
Head Injury Society
of New Zealand - Provides basic information about brain injury,
professional articles, poetry, stories, a newsletter, chat room,
and contacts for local support groups.
- Support for people with head injury, their families and carers
through a day center, helpline, community workers, support groups,
Headway UK - Brain injury
association is a registered charity in England. Its aims are to
promote understanding of all aspects of head injury and to provide
information, support and services to people who have suffered
a head injury, their family and carers.
- Australia - A community based non-profit group. Offers information,
support and resources.
Headway - Helping with all aspects of the care and rehabilitation
of adults with acquired brain injury who live in Herefordshire.
Educational and rehabilitative services include computers, gardening,
art, pottery, music, cooking, physiotherapy, woodworking, and
social/recreational activities. Assistance and support for their
Carers are also available.
Injury Association - Dedicated to the development and support
of professionals, advocates, policy makers, consumers and others
who work to improve outcomes and opportunities for persons with
- Pioneered the UK's first vocational rehabilitation service for
people with traumatic brain injury. Services include community
integration, mental health, employment support, job-retention
programs, supported living, and assistive technologies.
National Association of State
Head Injury Administrators (NASHIA) - Assisting state government
in promoting partnerships and building systems to meet the needs
of individuals with brain injury and their families. Offers documents,
fact sheets, information about state and federal programs, and
an event calendar.
The Newfoundland Brain Injury
Association - Provides advocacy, support, affiliation and
validation through information and education on brain injury and
its prevention. Articles describe how it impacts life experiences,
and the needs and supports people with a TBI/ABI require including
assistance in daily living, legal issues, family members, social
interaction, emotional and behavioral changes, personality, memory,
cognitive ability, and rehabilitation.
Ontario Brain Injury Association
- Committed to enhancing the quality of life for those living
with an acquired brain injury by providing support services, professional
development programs, and community involvement. Offers newsletter,
calendar of events, and resource information.
Oregon Brain Injury Resource
Network (OBIRN) - A statewide resource center improving access
to Brain Injury information. Offers resource and literature databases,
family advocacy, educational consultants, and a bibliography.
A library and newsletter are available to members.
Network - Newsletter, fact sheets, message boards, event calendar,
and links relevant to individuals with brain injuries and other
neurological impairments, their families, and friends.
Pittsburgh Area Brain Injury
Alliance - Provides peer support, group development, advocacy,
information on TBI and prevention, and contacts for local support
Brain Injury Association - A non-profit group providing support,
information sharing, public information and awareness. The SBIA
works as an advocacy group committed to enhancing the quality
of life for survivors and their families and to educate the public
on safety and prevention.
Spirit of Suzi Foundation
- Bringing the joy and excitement of flying in small aircraft
to survivors of traumatic brain injury. Scholarships available.
Traumatic Brain Injury Technical
Assistance Center - Established to help states develop programs
that improve access to health and services for individuals with
TBI and their families. Offers guidance, assessments, training,
resource materials, technical assistance, and an annual conference.
Administered by the Department of Health and Human Services, Health
Resources and Services Administration, Maternal and Child Health
United Kingdom Acquired Brain
Injury Forum (UKABIF) - Promotes understanding of all aspects
of Acquired Brain Injury and provides expert input to UK policy
makers by setting up working parties and conferences to discuss
any aspect of acquired brain injury. The Forum addresses medical,
social welfare, education, housing, vocational, financial, legal,
and other issues in which brain injured people and their carers
Vancouver Island Head Injury
Society - Non-profit group providing support, information,
and activities for people with brain injuries, their families,
and the people who support them in Victoria, B.C., Canada.
Violence and Brain Injury Institute
- Working toward the prevention of brain injuries through raising
awareness about the causes of brain injury, and reducing the incidence
of violent behavior that often results in brain injury.
Waikato Head Injury Society
- Provides advocacy, education, referral, counseling and support
services to brain injured individuals in New Zealand. Check for
meeting and event schedules as well as guides to understanding
brain injury, coma, concussion, fatigue, solvent neurotoxicity,
The Wayne Howard
Trust - The provision of advice, information, and financial
assistance for the purchase of adaptive equipment and specialized
treatment for persons in England who have suffered a brain injury,
their families, and carers.
Weiss ABI Work Support
Group - The New Orleans chapter for people with acquired brain
injuries. Provides meeting information, resources, and writings
by support group members.
Above listings are provided courtesy of the Open Directory