OUR MISSIONS

Vancouver Brain Injury Association’s mission is to fill a devastating void for Vancouver and North Shore brain injury survivors by investigating the program needs of the Vancouver and North Shore brain injury community and providing programs that are currently unavailable.

Vancouver Brain Injury Association’s mission is also to connect brain injury survivors, their families, and caregivers to resources that are available by liaising with community and government organizations and introducing them to our clients.

OUR SERVICES

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To fill a Devastating  void for braininjury survivors.

Programs

To investigate program needs of brain injury community and provide programs.

Connection

To connect brain injury survivors, their families, and caregivers to resources.

TIP

To use and  provide access to Trauma Informed Practices(TIP) training.

Drop-In

  • Brain Recovery Fridays
  • Inman Room at North Shore Neighbourhood House
  • Address: 226 East 2nd Street, North Vancouver
  • 1:00-3:30 PM,
  • September 9, 2016 through June 2017
  • Phone: 604- 987-8138 for directions.

General Contact

Vancouver Brain Injury Association
Phone: (604) 779-2472
Email: info@vbia.ca

 

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In Brain Gain Friday on March 24th, Susan Adams who is an Emotional Art Therapist will be there from 1:30-2:30 followed by Anetta Segato exercise therapist from 2:35- 3:35.

For the schedule of the Brain Gain Friday on March 31.

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Support Group

  • North Shore Brain Injury Support Group
  • Evergreen Boardroom at Lions Gate Hospital
    231 East 15th Street, North Vancouver
  • 7:00 pm, the 4th Tuesday of every month
  • Phone: 604-779-2472  Call to Register

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Brain Waves is coming to the North Shore

Brain Waves is a free, informative and fun half-day neuroscience presentation for students in grade 4 to 6.

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Brain Waves is Coming to the North Shore

Trained volunteers with an understanding and passion for injury prevention bring the hands-on program, which includes activity booklets, helmet fitting tips, and Jello Brains, to classrooms across Canada. Vancouver BIA is now a Brain Waves Site.

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Trauma Informed Practices

The TIP program is presented in cooperation with the G.V.Counselling & Education Society. Training begins with a weekly series of Mindfulness Training Workshops leading to an Introduction to Trauma-Informed Practices in the final 2 sessions.

Mindfulness Training

Drop-In Activities

Vancouver BIA’s popular Brain Recovery Fridays program features neurologically beneficial exercise every week and frequent art therapy, music therapy, games, puzzles, social integration, and fun.

Exercise is for health recovery including improved balance, coordination, and neuroplasticity.  Dance instruction, yoga, tai chi or other exercise promoting health recovery and neuroplasticity is often an option included in the program.

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OUR ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS

Vancouver Brain Injury Association is a Canadian charity, registration number 82988 0392 RR0001.

We gratefully acknowledge the support of:

  • The City of North Vancouver through their Community Grants program,
  • The District of North Vancouver through their Community Grants program,
  • The District of West Vancouver through their Community Grants program, and
  • The Province of British Columbia through their Community Gaming Grants program.

VANCOUVER BIA MANDATE

  • To serve as an advocate for brain injury survivors’ individual needs and concerns to the best of our abilities and resources.
  • To investigate the program needs of the Vancouver and North Shore brain injury community and provide those programs that are currently unavailable.
  • To provide a venue through which members of the public may contribute to the support of brain injury survivors and their caregivers.
  • To assist and support brain injury survivors in reaching appropriate agencies and support.
  • To use Trauma Informed Practices (TIP) in our society and to provide access to Trauma Informed Practices training to other agencies.
  • To support inclusion and to not discriminate on the basis of factors including but not limited to gender, race, religion, socioeconomic status, physical or cognitive abilities, age, sexual orientation, or ethnicity.

Brain Recovery Fridays

Weekly: September through June
Where: North Shore Neighbourhood House
When: Every Friday from 1:00pm – 4:00pm

Download the Brain Gain Fridays Flyer

Participation from now

until December 31 is $40

Trauma Informed Practices

The TIP program is presented in cooperation with the G.V. Counselling & Education Society.

Training begins with a weekly series of Mindfulness Training Workshops leading to an Introduction to Trauma- Informed Practices in the final 2 sessions.

Download the Flyer Mindfulness Flyer LGH series

Individuals or groups interested in caregiver support training or staff training please email tiptraining@vbia.ca

Brain Injury Agencies Connecting

Vancouver Brain Injury Association rapidly emerges with complete programs badly needed in Vancouver and on the North Shore. Collaborating with other brain injury associations, VBIA gets best practices. Learn More… here

North Shore Brain Injury

North Shore Brain Injury is an operating name of

Vancouver Brain Injury Association!

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