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Brain Injury Associations


Local Associations

Brain Injury Association of The Ottawa Valley

The Brain Injury Association of the Ottawa Valley is a non-profit organization, which exists for the needs of families and survivors of brain injury in the Ottawa Valley regions

National Associations

Brain Injury Canada

Brain Injury Canada (formerly The Brain Injury Association of Canada) was formed in 2002 after a groundswell of advocacy and national activity by local brain injury associations, survivors and caregivers across the country.

Provincial Associations

Ontario Brain Injury Association

OBIA seeks to develop, provide and disseminate information and educational tools that define, discuss and describe all aspects of acquired brain injury The primary mandate is the support and assistance of persons living with the effects of acquired brain injury.

Brain Injury Society of Toronto

BIST supports ABI survivors and their family members. BIST members are children, parents, teens, spouses, and grandparents, professionals and service providers. Membership is open to anyone in the community with an interest in the challenges that come with living with the effects of brain injury.

International Associations

International Brain Injury Association

IBIA is dedicated to the support of multidisciplinary medical and clinical professionals, advocates, policy makers, consumers and others who work to improve outcomes and opportunities for persons with brain injury.

Brain Injury Association of America

The Brain Injury Association of America (BIAA) is the voice of brain injury. We are dedicated to increasing access to quality health care and raising awareness and understanding of brain injury through advocacy, education and research. With a nationwide network of more than 40 chartered state affiliates and hundreds of local chapters and support groups, we provide help, hope and healing for individuals who live with brain injury, their families and the professionals who serve them.

Headway Brain Injury Association (UK)

To promote understanding of all aspects of brain injury and to provide information, support and services to people with a brain injury, their families and carers.


Local resources available in the Ottawa region  and Provincial resources to help those with brain injury.


Local, provincial, national and international associations to help people with an acquired brain injury.


VCBIS is proud to provide access to a series of articles designed to enhance the understanding of the brain injury field.


VCBIS provides articles from the perspective of the survivors, family and friend, professional or the general public.

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