ADDRESS

2750 Bancroft Drive
Sudbury, ON, P3B1T9

Affiliations

Ontario Brain Injury Association
PO BOX 2338, St. Catharines,
Ontario, L2R 7R9

Phone: 905-641-8877
Toll free: 1-800-263-5404
Fax: 905-641-0323
Web: www.obia.on.ca
Email: obia@obia.on.ca

 

What is the Community Support Network (CSN)

The strength of the Ontario Brain Injury Association (OBIA) lies within its Community Associations who provide support, information, education, and advocacy programs and services to those affected by acquired brain injury in local communities. The effective operation of these associations across the province lends strength and credibility to the brain injury movement. This partnership provides greater legitimacy, credibility, economies of scale, development and training opportunities, an opportunity to contribute local expertise to provincial efforts, ability to avoid isolation and an opportunity for the sharing of ideas, successes and frustrations through an established network.

OBIA and many participating community brain injury associations have formally linked their organizations to become the Community Support Network. (noted by the CNS logo)

CSNs main purposes are to provide a stronger voice for people living with acquired brain injury and to develop and produce province-wide programs. To date, those programs include: Peer Support Mentoring Program for People Living With ABI; ABI Directory of Services; Biennial Provincial Conference (October 2009); Dual Membership.

All of these initiatives are developed by committees of the OBIA Advisory Council, which is made up of representatives from regional brain injury associations and OBIA.

The Ontario Brain Injury Association and its affiliates feel strongly that together we can work more effectively in improving the quality of life for those affected by acquired brain injury, and that we can only be as strong as our affiliates.

Community Associations

Southwestern Ontario

  • Brain Injury Association of Chatham Kent – www.biack.com
  • Brain Injury Association of London and Region – www.braininjurylondon.on.ca
  • Brain Injury Association of Waterloo – Wellington – www.biaww.com
  • Brain Injury Association of Grey Bruce – www.biagb.com
  • Brain Injury Association of Windsor & Essex – www.biawe.com
  • Brain Injury Association of Sarnia-Lambton – Phone (519) 337-5657

 Southcentral Ontario

Northern Ontario

Eastern Ontario

 National & Provincial