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Organization: Brain Injury Association of Peel and Halton  
Phone Numbers: 905-823-2221
Toll-Free: 1-800-565-8594
Email: supportgroups@biaph.com
Website: www.biaph.com
Address:
Sheridan Centre
2225 Erin Mills Pkwy, PO Box 47038
Mississauga, ON
L5K 1T9
Intersection: Erin Mills Pkwy and Dundas St W
Location: Mississauga (Sheridan)
Accessibility: Wheelchair Accessible    Wheelchair Accessible
Hours: Hours vary * call for information
Contacts: Jorun Rucels - Executive Director
Service Description: Advocates for the needs of, and provides information to survivors of brain injuries, their families and support network * facilitates measures to promote the prevention of brain injury, improves quality of care/life, provides community education, and conducts resource searches on behalf of the members * offers information about acquired brain injuries (ABI) services in Peel and Halton * monthly, social, and leisure support groups, information nights * Helmets on Kids - education about safety, prevention and brain injury awareness to elementary school students * provides caregiver relief to family and friends providing ongoing care for a person living with an acquired brain injury for a maximum period of 12 consecutive months

In affiliation with the Ontario Brain Injury Association (OBIA) - Peer Support Mentoring Program; Education; Brain Basic Course - a two day course for professionals and family caregivers

Support groups for survivors of an Acquired Brain Injury and their caregivers - for schedule click here

Services offered by the Caregiver Relief Program
  • attendant care (personal care, completion of household tasks like laundry or cooking, supervision/support within the home to allow caregiver to leave ensuring safety for loved one)
  • community social support (assistance accessing community programs or activities, both attending and participating)
  • cannot be used for the funding of active therapy or neurorehabilitation interventions such as occupational therapy, physiotherapy, speech language pathology, rehabilitation support worker)
  • medical status form is required and must be completed by a health professional who confirms the presence of an acquired brain injury

Fees: Annual membership: $30 single * $50 family * this is a dual membership with OBIA * $5 subsidized option for survivors where applicable * please contact the office for further details
Application: Membership application required
Eligibility - Population(s) Served: Persons with acquired brain injuries and their families
Languages: English
Area(s) Served:
Halton Region ; Peel Region  
See Also: Acquired Brain Injury
Advocacy and Social Action for People with Disabilities
Care for the Caregiver
Child Safety
Diseases and Conditions Support Groups
Epilepsy
Fitness, Recreational and Social Programs for People with Disabilities
Respite Care for Adults
Stroke

This information was last completely updated on December 5, 2017

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Updated December 5, 2017
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About Us
To enhance the quality of life for persons in the region(s) of Peel and Halton who are living with the effects of an acquired brain injury through education, awareness, support, advocacy, and prevention