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The Brain Injury Association of Georgia is comprised of survivors, family members, friends, and professionals who understand that the impact of a brain injury on not only a survivor but the family members and caregivers as well. We are committed to assisting the Georgia brain injured community with available resources to help through this difficult journey.

Our Executive and Advisory board members are comprised of survivors, volunteers, and professionals from the Georgia brain injury community. They are accomplished individuals in their respective fields who have chosen to dedicate their time and efforts to assist the Brain Injury Association of Georgia accomplish its mission. We greatly appreciate their hard work and commitment to our organization

Mission: The mission of the Brain Injury Association of Georgia is to provide Hope, Help  and Support to the citizens of Georgia who have sustained or have been affected by brain injury

Vision: The Brain Injury Association of Georgia (Brain Injury Association of Georgia) is dedicated to increasing access to quality health care, raising awareness and understanding of brain  injury through prevention, education and advocacy. Together with its network of affiliates as well as support groups throughout the State of Georgia, Brain Injury Association of Georgia is the "VOICE OF BRAIN INJURY" in Georgia for individuals, their families and the professionals who serve them.

Affiliation: Brain Injury Association of Georgia is the Georgia State affiliate of the Brain Injury Association of America. Together our mission is to create a better future through brain injury prevention, research, education and advocacy. IRS Status: Brain Injury Association of Georgia is an IRS 501c3 nonprofit organization

Our Mission is to provide the following:

Support

  • Our Brain Injury Information Center (BIIC) Helpline at 1-800-444-6443 responds to requests such as: receiving a packet of information about Brain Injury; information about our various programs; community resources and information for other types of resources.  If you or your loved one needs such assistance, please call our BIIC helpline, or 404-712-5504 (leave a detailed message if you get our voice mail) or email to jane@braininjurygeorgia.org 

  • Brain Injury Association of Georgia offers a number of support groups throughout Georgia for survivors, families and friends. 

  • Brain Injury Association of Georgia is a member of VSA Arts of Georgia, a nonprofit program that provides access to the arts for Brain Injury Association of Georgia and Support Group members.

  • Peer Visitor Insource Program (PVIP) – A conversation with a trained peer visitor volunteer can be the most impactful activity that a survivor, or their loved one, receives while at the hospital. Our program provides a LCSW who will coordinate the PVIP initial training services, the hospital will manage the PVIP in-house after the initial training and receive ongoing support when needed. info@braininjurygeorgia.org

  • Our Peer Visitor for Veterans Program is staffed with volunteers  who offer hope, support, empathy, inspiration, education and resources necessary to help survivors of an injury to the brain and their families navigate the often difficult and confusing recovery process. You or your family may request a visit or a call by contacting us at 404-712-5504, email:jane@braininjurygeorgia.org

  • Our Camp Program is being offered for adult survivors of TBI and their caregivers

Education

  • Our organization offers education for survivors, family members and professionals. Our information and resource helpline, support groups, peer visitor for veteran programs, and online resources offer educational materials and resources for survivors and their family members. Brain Injury Association of Georgia also offers various seminars throughout the year.  We invite all to take advantage of these  by keeping an eye on our Calendar of Events section.

Advocacy

  • We mobilize volunteers, lobbyists, support groups and special interest groups to partner with Brain Injury Association of Georgia in actively advocating for legislation affecting the disability community.

  • We utilize our website to inform users and supporters of time-sensitive issues and to provide “how-to” instructions for participation.


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Brain Injury Association of Georgia
National Brain Injury Information Center (NBIIC) HelpLine 1-800-444-6443

Brain Injury Association of Georgia
P.O. Box 2817
Woodstock, GA 30188-9998 

Physical Address: By Appointment Only: 1441 Clifton Road NE, #RG13A, Atlanta, GA 30322

Email: info@braininjurygeorgia.org

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