Brain Injury Association of Peel & Halton

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Record #: MHL0015 Last Modified: 26 Nov 2014 Last Full Update: 26 Nov 2014
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Description & Services
Alternate NameBIAPH
DescriptionThe Brain Injury Association of Peel and Halton (BIAPH) advocates for the needs of, and provides information to survivors of brain injuries, their families and support network * Facilitates measures to promote the prevention of brain injury, improve quality of care/life, provide community education, and conduct resource searches on behalf of the members * offers information about Acquired Brain Injuries (ABI) services in Peel and Halton * Monthly, social, and leisure support groups, information nights * Helmets on Kids - education about safety, prevention and brain injury awareness to elementary school students. * provides caregiver relief to family and friends providing ongoing care for a person living with an acquired brain injury. 
In affiliation with the Ontario Brain Injury Association (OBIA) -Peer Support Mentoring Program; Education; Brain Basic Course - a two day course for professionals and family caregivers.
Areas ServedHalton Region ; Peel Region
EligibilityPersons with acquired brain injuries (and their families)
FeesMembership - yearly $30.00 Single; $50.00 Family. This is a dual membership with OBIA. ; Program ; $5.00 subsidized option for survivors where applicable. Please contact the office for further details.
LanguagesEnglish ; Infomational material available in Punjabi, Urdu, Chinese, Polish, Portugese and Spanish
Contact Information
Office Phone905-823-2221 
Toll Free Phone1-800-565-8594
Primary ContactJorun Rucels, Executive Director
Other Details
Print MaterialNewsletter - Pathways
ElectionsAGM in June
FundingFundraising ; Donations ; Coporate Sponsorships
Service Level(50) Non Profit
SubjectsAdvocacy ; Caregiver relief ; Disabilities ; Head injuries ; Information and referral ; Outreach ; Parenting support ; Respite care ; Safety ; Support groups ; Volunteer opportunities