VCBIS provides quality, caring, continual support to persons living with the effects of Acquired Brain Injury, helping relationships, personal abilities, and life skills.

About Us

Vista Centre Brain Injury Services (VCBIS) is a non-profit agency which has provided services to individuals with brain injuries for more than 25 years. VCBIS currently offers residential services, supported independent living services, day services and a variety of support and special interest groups.


Our Mission

VCBIS provides quality, caring, continual support to persons living with the effects of Acquired Brain Injury. We help them enhance their relationships, personal abilities, and life skills, while assisting them to maximize their potential within the community.

Our Vision

VCBIS provides the highest quality levels of service to the maximum number of clients in a cutting-edge facility, and is recognized as the leading service provider to the Acquired Brain Injury community in the Greater-Ottawa area/ Champlain LHIN.


Our Philosophy

VCBIS believes in an individual's ability to develop and to participate in society. VCBIS provides each client with the opportunity to move towards his/her maximum emotional, social, vocational, educational, cognitive, spiritual and financial potential, with dignity and confidence.


VCBIS has been fully accredited by Accreditation Canada since 2003 and we continue to participate in the accreditation process every three years. Accreditation is a cornerstone of quality improvement and patient safety initiatives, enabling an organization to regularly and consistently assess and improve its services.

Family Support

VCBIS values the participation of family in the clients' lives and encourages the growth of these relationships. Family members are invited to actively participate in individual planning and review and client/family conferences.

Community Integration

VCBIS collaborates with a wide variety of professionals, including our consulting Clinical Psychologist, service providers, community groups and other agencies to ensure that clients have access to appropriate options and resources that meet their individual needs and assist in the attainment of their personal goals.


VCBIS is always looking for caring team players that have a career interest that is demanding and rewarding.


We are proud to have the opportunity to play a meaningful work related role in their school experiences .


VCBIS is provides volunteers with challenging opportunities that match an individual's skills and interests.


Vista Centre Services relies on the donations of corporations and individuals to enrich our clients lives.


Head Injury in Sport

Jason Osler / CBC News

Importance of Self-care

Nicole Reis / CBC News

Mysterious Symptoms

Bruce Campion-Smith / Toronto Star


Vista Centre Brain Injury Services
Vista Centre Brain Injury Services
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