Support Groups

Support and Information

Our Support Groups allow persons with brain injury and family members to meet with others in similar situations, gain invaluable emotional support and friendships, obtain information and resources, and perhaps even hear speakers discuss a variety of brain injury topics. The Association has several statewide support groups that conduct regular meetings listed below:

cranston

1st Monday of the Month
For Caregivers

Time: 7:00 - 8:30 pm
Place: Corner Bakery, Garden City, RI
Facilitator: Lisa Onorato
Contact Number: (401) 228-3319

Newport
2nd Tuesday of the Month
Families and Survivors

Time: 6:30 – 7:45 pm
Place: Main Floor Library at Newport Hospital
16 Powell Avenue, Newport
Facilitator: Lisa Onorato
Contact Number: (401) 228-3319

East Providence
3rd Wednesday of the Month
Families and Survivors

Time: 6:00 - 7: 30 pm
Place: Brain Injury Resource Center
1017 Waterman Avenue, East Providence, RI
Facilitator: Lisa Onorato
Contact number: (401) 228-3319
(Sign Language interpreter services are available for the East Providence meeting: requests must be submitted two weeks in advance of the scheduled meeting)

North Smithfield
4th Tuesday of the Month
Families and Survivors

Time: 2:30 - 4:00 pm
Place: Rehabilitation Hospital of Rhode Island - Pulmonary Rehab Room
116 Eddie Dowling Hwy, North Smithfield, RI
Facilitators: Linda Silva, P.T.A. and Jane Soucy
Contact number: 766-0800, ext. 5311

North Kingstown

4th Thursday of the Month
families and survivors

Time: 6:00 - 7:30 pm

Place:  Lafayette Mill (The Hive)

650 Ten Rod Rd. North Kingstown, RI 02852

Facilitator: Lisa Onorato

Contact Number: 401-228-3319

 

For more information and/or directions,

contact the numbers above or call the Brain Injury Association of Rhode Island at (401) 228-3319 or email

Disclaimer: Brain Injury Association of Rhode Island, Inc. does not support, endorse or recommend any method, treatment or program for brain-injured persons. We endeavor to inform and educate, and believe that you have the right to know what help is available.