S2-109 Elm Street
Sudbury, ON, P3C 1T4

Community Resources

Families and survivors affected by ABI face myriad challenges.  Fortunately, resources are available.

BIASD fosters partnerships with other organizations to support persons living with the effects of acquired brain injury to live healthier and more productive lives.

Below are organizations that provide assistance.  Please note that this is not an exhausted list. 

Our organization is always willing to help please contact us directly for more information.

Home and Community Care – North East Local Health Integration Network (LHIN)  

Access to health care support at home, at school or in the community * care coordinators work with people in the community or leaving hospital to determine what help is needed and arrange for care * care is provided in community settings such as the home, school, residential facility or community clinic * provides information about other community services and refers when appropriate

705-522-3461 |1-800-461-2919|Teletype: 711 (Ask operator for 1-888-533-2222)

40 Elm St, Suite 41-C, Sudbury, Ontario      

Application: Call * no referral required for most services * referral through school for in-school services. Service covered by OHIP.

Ontario Disability Support Program

The Ontario Disability Support Program (ODSP) is intended to meet the needs of people with disabilities and help them to become more independent * ODSP provides financial assistance to people with disabilities * amount of benefit depends on size of family, shelter costs, income, and assets 

199 Larch St, 5th Floor, Sudbury, Ontario

705-564-4515 | 1-800-461-1167 | Teletype: 705-564-3233

Application: People receiving Ontario Works benefits should apply at their local office * medical documentation and proof of income required. Adults * 18 years and up * resident of Ontario * verified physical or mental disability that is expected to last a year or more * disability must make it difficult for applicant to care for him/herself, go into the community or to work.

CMHA Sudbury/Manitoulin  - Sudbury/Manitoulin

Canadian Mental Health Association (CMHA) Sudbury – Manitoulin Branch

Public education/information and referral offers a range of educational, health promotion, and community development services including referrals to community services, crisis response, brief services, and supportive counselling. Housing services provides rent supplement support to people with a serious mental illness who need assistance in locating housing or who would benefit from ongoing housing support. Community Support Services offers recovery groups and case management, vocational and employment supports, mental health court outreach, family support, and central referral coordination. All services can be accessed through central intake.

100-111 Elm St, Sudbury, Ontario 


Application: This program functions as the coordinated access point for entry into the mental health and addictions programs offered in the City of Greater Sudbury. Intake clinicians gather historical information and complete current psycho/social assessments in order to determine eligibility for programs or groups. Intake information is recorded on a standardized form and shared with treatment teams/providers to assist them in treatment planning. Clients may be referred by other service or health care providers, or may self-refer by phone or in person.

Health Sciences North

Brain Injury Rehabilitation Service (OBIRS)  

Provides outpatient rehabilitation services for adult clients and families who have been diagnosed with an acquired
brain injury including, concussion (between 2 weeks to 1-year post-injury), traumatic brain injury, hemorrhagic stroke, aneurysm, anoxia, brain tumor (non-progressive), brain infections  (i.e. meningitis)

Health Sciences North – Sudbury  Outpatient Centre – Regent St 

865 Regent St S, Sudbury, Ontario, P3E3Y9

705-523-7100 ext 7298 |1-866-469-0822 |

Application: Referral required * call or email for a referral form
Referrals for clients who have motor vehicle or

WSIB related brain injuries are not accepted

March of Dimes Canada Logo

Specialized case managers and rehabilitation professionals work with family members, friends, other service providers and clients directly to improve: daily living skills, communication, community orientation and integration, emotional and behavioural support, life skills training, vocational support, recreation opportunities and more. ABI Congregate Care Housing, ABI Supportive Housing Program, ABI Outreach Program, ABI Day Centre Program

Regional Office: 96 Larch Street, Suite 400

705-671-3188 |1-888-260-5269 |

Application: Service application and intake required. Programs are funded by Ontario’s Local Health Integration Networks (LHINs). If you are not eligible for government-funded service, fee-for-service care is available.

For assistance or to send completed application, contact Kamilah Francis Independent Living Resource
705-671-3188 ext 221

Northern Lights Programs

Designed for people who have cognitive deficits as a result of Acquired Brain Injury (ABI), Subdural Hemorrhage (Stroke), Brain Tumour, Anoxic events (lack of oxygen), and Brain Infections

953 Lorne Street, Sudbury, Ontario


Application: Call or visit * assessment required.
Fee for service program

ICAN – Independence Centre & Network – Post Stroke Transitional Care Program

Supports for the activities of daily living,  independence training,  community kitchen programs, and many exercise programs available, aqua fitness for stroke survivors. 

705-673-0655 ext 203 |1-866-439-4226

Application: Call * no referral required

The Source Rehab care team includes case managers, social workers, nurses, occupational therapists and occupational therapy assistants.

Services offered: assessment, case management, medical and rehabilitation services, vocational services, private pediatric therapies

1177 Barrydowne Rd, Suite 201            705-560-9153 | 1-888-444-6505

Application: Call * no referral required, the fee may be covered by insurance

Bartimaeus Rehabilitation Logo

Support and rehabilitation services to people with disabilities or living with the effects of an acquired brain injury through Independent Living Services or employment services

905-634-6682 | 1-866-226-2565

Application: Self-referral – telephone, Fee For Service

TRAC Group

Provides rehabilitation services in-home or community setting  programs include: traumatic brain injury, spinal cord injury, stroke rehabilitation, post-concussion rehabilitation, progressive goal attainment program (PGAP), wellness clinic, Occupational TherapySpeech-Language Pathology


Application: Referrals accepted by individuals, their caregivers and medical/rehabilitation professionals via phone, fax or secure online referral form located on the website.
Fee For Service programs

Independent Living Sudbury Manitoulin – Day Programs

Creates and administers services that are run by people with disabilities for people with disabilities including adapted sports and recreation, cooking and meal program, education/ tutoring, adapted technology training, arts and culture programming, skills development

125 Durham Street, Sudbury, Ontario


Application: Call * no referral required, $20 yearly membership

NISA – Northern Initiative for Social Action

NISA is an organization run by and for consumers of mental health services. We develop occupational skills, nurture self-confidence and provide resources for recovery by creating opportunities for participants to contribute to their own well-being and that of their community. NISA offers meaningful and useful programs for people with lived experience of mental illness. It’s a safe place to explore your abilities and rediscover your dreams – at your own pace, and with people who understand the unique challenges of mental illness.

36 Elgin St., 2nd floor Sudbury, Ontario,  P3C 5B4

705-222-NISA (6472)

Application: Self-referral, Call  or drop-in

Comfort Keepers

Offers a variety of services and care options to suit individual needs and preferences, such as: personal care companionship, meal preparation in home or delivered weekly, transportation, light housekeeping and laundry, in-home or office, foot care, dementia care, Alzheimer care, respite

5085 Hwy 69 N, Unit 16, Hamner, Ontario, P3P 1L6

705-969-1777 | 705-691-3954

Application: Call * no referral required, $26-$34 per hour, 2 hour minimum

Home Instead Senior Care – Sudbury 

Offers a variety of service and care options to suit individual needs and preferences, such as; companionship home helper, personal support, homemaking, respite care, assistance with activities of daily living.

2009 Long Lake Rd, Unit 303, Sudbury, Ontario

705-523-1600 | 1-877-663-2111

Application: Call * no referral required, Fee for Service

Cerebral Palsy Group

Cerebral Palsy Group is an online resource for anyone who has been affected by cerebral palsy, birth injuries, or brain injuries. Our team was created so we can provide answers and all types of assistance needed to help improve the quality of life for loved ones and family members with cerebral palsy.

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