Brain Injury Association of Thunder Bay and Area

Site: Thunder Bay - Mailing Address

Service: Brain Injury Services

Description & Services
Description (Agency) Provides support to people of all ages living with the effects of acquired brain injury through education, public awareness, information and advocacy
Description (Service)
  • Provides support to individuals of all ages living with the effects of acquired brain injury through education, public awareness, information and advocacy
 
Peer Support Program 
  • Connects individuals coping with an acquired brain injury with individuals whose life experiences involve similar situations, needs, and interests 
  • Provides support 
  • Offered for survivors, family members, and/or caregivers 
  • Coordinated through local brain injury associations
 
Therapeutic Garden Project 
  • Partnered with Partners In Rehab to provide a garden space and a therapeutic recreation specialist 
  • Supports participants in learning new skills and gaining knowledge 
  • Allows participants to assist with gardening tasks and talk with like-minded individuals
 
This organization is a Registered Charity
Hours No set hours
Areas Served Thunder Bay
Eligibility Ages: 14 year(s) and up 
 
  • Membership in the Brain Injury Association is open to all individuals who are survivors, caregivers, family members ages 14 and up or health care professionals or others who work with people who have sustained an Acquired Brain Injury (ABI) 
  • Participation in the Peer Support Program is open to individuals 16 years of age and over
Application
  • For membership information, call or visit the website 
  • For the Therapeutic Gardening Project, call Partners in Rehab at 807-683-9500
Languages English
Fees Membership - Annual
Contact Information
Office Phone 807-621-4164
Website www.bisno.org/brain-injury-association-of-thunder-bay
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Primary Executive Karen Pontello, President; Phone: 807-683-9500
Located In Community Thunder Bay
Address Thunder Bay, ON
 
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Mailing Address PO Box 217 
Thunder Bay, ON P7B 4A3
Physical Access Not Applicable
Other Details
Legal Status (50) Non Profit
Funding Fundraising ; Donations ; Fees - Membership