Brain Injury Services 

Telephone Support

Brain Injury Society of Toronto (BIST)
Telephone: 416-830-1485
Website: www.bist.ca
Phone support provided Monday – Friday 12 – 4 pm

Ontario Brain Injury Association (OBIA)
Telephone: 1-800-263-5404
Website: www.obia.ca
NEW Site for Caregivers: www.caregiverinfo.ca
Telephone support provided Monday – Friday 9:30 am – 4 pm. NEW Caregiver website Provides online information based on their workshop titled, ‘Support, Hope & Resiliency: An Education and Training Program for Caregivers of Acquired Brain Injury Survivors’ that took place across Ontario.

Online Support

During the COVID-19 Pandemic, BIST has moved our services online. Learn more, HERE.

Aphasia Institute
Website: https://www.participics.ca
A free, searchable database of pictographic images designed to facilitate life’s conversations. The pictographs are specially designed for communicating with people with aphasia.

March of Dimes – After Stroke Program 
Telephone: 1-888-540-6666
Website: afterstroke.marchofdimes.ca
Includes a program geared for caregivers, the Caregiver Café. Opportunity to join the After Stroke Facebook Group.

Pink Concussions
Website: https://www.pinkconcussions.com/support
Online Support Groups for women-identified people including: young women, women in the military, caregivers of women and a Canada specific group.

Concussion Healthcare and Treatment Videos (CHat Videos)
Website: http://concussionsontario.org/patienteducation/chatvideos/
A general overview of the different types of healthcare providers involved in post-concussion care, based on Ontario Neurotrauma Foundation’s Guideline for Concussion/Mild Traumatic Brain Injury & Prolonged Symptoms, 3rd Edition for Adults 18+ years (2018) and Standards for Post-Concussion Care (2017­), via the Concussion Centre.

Get MORE INFORMATION on COVID-19 Resources, HERE