Support Groups

The YMCA of Greater Halifax/Dartmouth

The YMCA is a charity dedicated to the growth of all persons in spirit, mind and body, and to their sense of responsibility to each other and the global community.

The YMCA Core Values are key to fulfilling our mission.

Caring Compassion Towards others.
Respect Respect for our volunteers, staff, partnerships, participants and supporters.
Responsibility Responding to society's need in a socially proactive manner.
Honesty Integrity and fairness at all times.
Health A commitment to the well being of individuals, families and communities.
Citizenship Building a community for all people to grow in spirit, mind and body

Together... making a difference!

Brain Injury Association of Nova Scotia

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Brain Trust

BrainTrust Canada Association is a progressive community agency dedicated to preventing injury and maximizing independence for people living with brain injury. We currently offer services to individuals with brain injury and their families throughout the Interior of BC and our injury prevention efforts have impact across the nation.

Brain Injury Dialogues Forum

A Forum for you to use and say what you want in discussion.

TBI Survivors Network

A Forum for interaction and information on traumatic brain injury.

Nova Scotia Health Network

A website that provides Nova Scotians with access to quality health information.

National Stroke Association

Provides information on stroke, causes and treatment.


Intensive Residential Aphasia Communication Therapy in Nova Scotia.

Brain Injury

The first priority in providing information about TBI or brain injury is to provide information to the family members and loved ones of a brain injured person who is in a trauma center. " We have dedicated an entire section of this page to providing you with the information about severe brain injury so often needed in those first hours and days, while waiting for word. TBILaw.

Centre for Neuro Skills

TBI Resource Guide


Brain Injury, Concussion and Health Resources - website of Dr. Diane Stoler, a psychologist who sustained a stroke and two traumatic brain injuries, author of "There is a Way!"

While You are Waiting

Support for family waiting while someone is in a coma.

Traumatic Brain Injury Survival Guide

An online book written by a neuropsychologist to better prepare the brain injured person and family for the long road ahead.

Traumatic Brain Injury Resource Guide (TBIRD)

A resource guide covering hundreds of northern California organizations helping individuals with traumatic brain injury (TBI).

The Dana Foundation

The Dana Foundation is a private philanthropic organization with interests in science, health, and education. serves as a gateway to brain information.

Canadian Brain Injury Associations

Brain Injury Association of Canada
Northern Alberta Brain Injury Society
British Columbia BIA
Ontario Brain Injury Association
Manitoba Brain Injury Association
Brain Injury Association of New Brunswick
Newfoundland Brain Injury Association
Brain Injury Coalition of Prince Edward Island
Regroupement des personnes traumatisées cranio-cérébrales du Québec
Saskatchewan BIA

International Brain Injury Associations

Brain Injury Association USA Home Page
Brain Injury Association of North Carolina
New Zealand Head Injury Society
The Brain Injury Association of Minnesota
Brain Injury Association of Queensland, Australia
Headway, the Brain Injury Association, UK
Headway, Northlanarkshire, Scotland

LifeCenter New Glasgow

A newly relaunched church in New Glasgow, Nova Scotia. Affiliated with the Pentecostal Assemblies of Canada and formerly known as Calvary Temple.

Pictou County YMCA

The YMCA of Pictou County is a charitable organization dedicated to providing innovative leadership to our community, which promotes inclusion, health and responsibility to each other, while helping individuals and families grow healthy and strong in spirit, mind and body.