INJURIES

Connecticut Support Groups - Traumatic Brain Injury

A traumatic brain injury (TBI) can result from any number of different accidents or traumas. The one thing all individuals suffering from TBI need is support. Fortunately, help is available in Connecticut in the way of support groups.

Conducted by people with experience in dealing with traumatic brain injury, these support groups in Connecticut offer assistance to the patient, their family and caregivers. To find a TBI support group in Connecticut, check out the listing below.

Brain Injury Association of Connecticut

Bridgeport/Stratford

Social Group
2nd Wednesday of the month*
10:00 - 12:00 p.m.*
Location: Goodwill Industries, Inc.
165 Ocean Terrace
Walhstrom Res.
Contact
Billie Morosko
Phone: 203-650-9021
(Date, Location and Time Subject to change, please visit the
Brain Injury Association of Connecticut website for the most current information
before attending )

Danbury

Mild Traumatic Brain Injury Group
1st Tuesday of the month*
4:30 pm*
Location: Danbury Hospital
235 Main Street
Physical Rehab
(Upper Level)
Contact
Lynn Yessian
Phone: 203-739-7597
(Date, Location and Time Subject to change, please visit the
Brain Injury Association of Connecticut website for the most current information
before attending )

Danielson

Traumatic Brain Injury Group (Open Group)
1st and 3rd Wednesday of the month*
1:30 - 3:00 pm*
Location: The Supported Living Group
128 Wauregan Rd.
Contact
Michelle Smith
Jeff Weeden
Phone: 860-774-3400
Scott Riall
Phone: 860-779-8666
(Date, Location and Time Subject to change, please visit the
Brain Injury Association of Connecticut website for the most current information
before attending )

Enfield

ABI/ Stroke Group (Care givers encouraged to attend)
2nd Tuesday of the month*
10:00 am*
Location: Enfield Senior Center
299 Elm Street
Contact
Sandie Pino
Phone: 860-896-3406
Stanley Ryjoch
Phone: 860-745-0402
(Date, Location and Time Subject to change, please visit the
Brain Injury Association of Connecticut website for the most current information
before attending )

Hartford

Traumatic Brain Injury Group (Open Group)
1st Wednesday of the month*
12:00 - 1:30 pm*
Location: Trinity College
Broad Street
Life Science Center
Room 133
Contact
Sarah Raskin
Phone: 860-297-2342
(Date, Location and Time Subject to change, please visit the
Brain Injury Association of Connecticut website for the most current information
before attending )

Manchester

Traumatic Brain Injury Group (Open Group)
2nd Thursday of the month*
6:00 - 7:30 pm*
Location: Manchester Memorial Hospital
71 Haynes Street
Conference Rooms E & F
Contact
Rachel Conway
Phone: 860-729-7376
Christine Brenton
Phone: 860-646-3888 x329
(Date, Location and Time Subject to change, please visit the
Brain Injury Association of Connecticut website for the most current information
before attending )

Middletown

Traumatic Brain Injury Group (Open Group)
3rd Monday of the month*
6:00 - 7:30 pm*
Location: CT. Valley Hospital
1000 Silver Street
Page Hall, 1st Floor
Contact
Amy Paloski
Phone: 860-262-5527
Tracey Sondik
Phone: 860-262-5602
(Date, Location and Time Subject to change, please visit the
Brain Injury Association of Connecticut website for the most current information
before attending )

Mystic

Traumatic Brain Injury Group (Open Group)
1st Monday of the month*
5:00 - 6:00 pm*
Location: Mystic/Noank Library
40 Library Street
Contact
Joel Ackerman
Phone: 860-535-0477
Jerry Wilson
Phone: 860-510-0165
(Date, Location and Time Subject to change, please visit the
Brain Injury Association of Connecticut website for the most current information
before attending )

New Britain

Traumatic Brain Injury Group (Open Group)
2nd Wednesday of the month*
6:00 pm*
Location: Hospital for Special Care
2150 Corbin Avenue
Lower Level Conference Room
Contact
Dennis Johnston
Phone: 860-223-2761 x3351
Scott Moore
Phone: 203-233-2129
(Date, Location and Time Subject to change, please visit the
Brain Injury Association of Connecticut website for the most current information
before attending )

New Hartford

Traumatic Brain Injury Group (Open Group, Caregivers encouraged to attend)
2nd Wednesday of the month*
7:00 - 8:30 pm*
Location: New Hartford Fire House
8 Greenwoods Road
Contact
Marshall Janes
Phone: 860-379-7858
Zachary Mastrocola
Phone: 860-248-9273
(Date, Location and Time Subject to change, please visit the
Brain Injury Association of Connecticut website for the most current information
before attending )

New Haven

Combat Veterans with Brain Injury Group
3rd Monday of the month*
5:30 - 7:00 pm*
Location: New Haven Veterans Center
141 Captain Thomas Boulevard
West Haven
Contact
Gabe Kautzner
Phone: 203-932-9899
(Date, Location and Time Subject to change, please visit the
Brain Injury Association of Connecticut website for the most current information
before attending )

New London

Traumatic Brain Injury Group (Open Group)
4th Thursday of the month*
4: 30 pm - 6:00 pm*
Location: Lawrence & Memorial Hospital
365 Montauk Avenue
Conference Room #1
Contact
Christa Rosado
Phone: 860-442-0711 x2246
Debbie Odom
Phone: 860-334-2314
(Date, Location and Time Subject to change, please visit the
Brain Injury Association of Connecticut website for the most current information
before attending )

Norwalk

Traumatic Brain Injury Group (Open Group)
1st Tuesday of the month*
7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Location: Norwalk Hospital
34 Maple Street
1st Floor, Rehab Area
Contact
Pam Corker
Phone: 203-966-5445
(Date, Location and Time Subject to change, please visit the
Brain Injury Association of Connecticut website for the most current information
before attending )

Norwich

Traumatic Brain Injury Group (Open Group)
1st and 3rd Thursday of the month*
Social Time: 3:30 - 4:30 pm
Group Meeting: 4:30 - 6:00 pm
Location: S.E. Mental Health Authority
401 West Thames Street
Building 301
Contact
Patricia Rose
Phone: 860-376-2049
(Date, Location and Time Subject to change, please visit the
Brain Injury Association of Connecticut website for the most current information
before attending )

Traumatic Brain Injury Group (Open Group)
1st Thursday of the month*
1:30 - 3:00 pm
Location: William W. Backus Hospital
326 Washington Street (Medical Office Building)
Contact
Beth Conley
Phone: 860-889-8331 x4060
Richard Suckau
Phone: 860-887-5931
(Date, Location and Time Subject to change, please visit the
Brain Injury Association of Connecticut website for the most current information
before attending )

Combat Veterans with Brain Injury Group
Every other Monday
2:30 - 4:00 pm
Location: Norwich Veterans Center
2 Cliff Street
Contact
Don Staub
Phone: 860-887-1755
Kate Fitzpatrick
Phone: 860-889-2351
(Date, Location and Time Subject to change, please visit the
Brain Injury Association of Connecticut website for the most current information
before attending )

ABI/ Stroke Group (care givers encouraged to attend)
2nd Thursday of the month*
1:00 - 2:00 pm
Location: William W. Backus Hospital
Outpatient Care
Conference Room 1
111 Salem Tnpk.
Contact
Pamela DeSimone
Phone: 860-889-8331 x3480
(Date, Location and Time Subject to change, please visit the
Brain Injury Association of Connecticut website for the most current information
before attending )

Oxford

Traumatic Brain Injury Group (Open Group)
Last Wednesday of the month*
6:00 - 7:30 pm
Location: Employment Options Learning
91 Willenbrock Rd.
Contact
Jamie Arber
Phone: 203-267-3810
Keith Iodice
Phone: 203-275-6196
(Date, Location and Time Subject to change, please visit the
Brain Injury Association of Connecticut website for the most current information
before attending )

Putnam

Traumatic Brain Injury Group (Open Group)
Last Tuesday of the month*
6:00 pm
Location: Day Kimball Hospital
320 Pomfret Street
Conference Room #3
Contact
Erin Wilson
Phone: 860-963-6322
(Date, Location and Time Subject to change, please visit the
Brain Injury Association of Connecticut website for the most current information
before attending )

Rocky Hill

Combat Veterans with Brain Injury Group
3rd Thursday of the month*
2:00 - 3:30 pm
Location: Hartford Veterans Center
Rocky Hill
25 Elm Street
Contact
Thom Michaels
Phone: 860-563-8800
(Date, Location and Time Subject to change, please visit the
Brain Injury Association of Connecticut website for the most current information
before attending )

Stamford

Traumatic Brain Injury Group (Open Group)
Starting in 2011, February 14th
2nd Monday of the month*
12:00 - 1:00 pm
Location: Stamford Hospital
Tully Health Center
Rocky Hill
32 Strawberry Hill Court
Conference Room C
Contact
Leslie Jarbeau
Phone: 203-276-2662 x3568
Diane Powis
Phone: 203-276-2605
(Date, Location and Time Subject to change, please visit the
Brain Injury Association of Connecticut website for the most current information
before attending )

Traumatic Brain Injury Group (Open Group)
3rd Wednesday of the month*
6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Goodwill Center (not the store)
970 High Ridge Road
Contact
Billie Morosko
Phone: 203-650-9021
(Date, Location and Time Subject to change, please visit the
Brain Injury Association of Connecticut website for the most current information
before attending )

Stratford

Traumatic Brain Injury Group (Open Group)
3rd Tuesday of the month*
6:00 - 7:30 pm
Location: Disability Resource Center
80 Ferry Boulevard
Suite 210
Contact
Sue Rhode
Phone: 203-260-7137
Walt Valites
Phone: 203-380-1004
(Date, Location and Time Subject to change, please visit the
Brain Injury Association of Connecticut website for the most current information
before attending )

Vernon

ABI/ Stroke Group (care givers encouraged to attend)
3rd Thursday of the month*
2:30 - 4:00 pm
Location: Visiting Nurse Hospital SC, Room 1
Lower Level
8 Keynote Drive
Contact
Karen Tullson
Phone: 860-872-9163 x2531
(Date, Location and Time Subject to change, please visit the
Brain Injury Association of Connecticut website for the most current information
before attending )

Wallingford

Traumatic Brain Injury Group (Open Group)
1st and 3rd Wednesday of the month*
6:00 - 7:30 pm
Location: Gaylord Hospital
50 Gaylord Farm Road
Contact
Mike Jennings
Phone: 860-651-4658
(Date, Location and Time Subject to change, please visit the
Brain Injury Association of Connecticut website for the most current information
before attending )

Waterbury

Traumatic Brain Injury Group (Open Group)
1st Wednesday of the month*
2:00 pm
Location: Independent Living Solutions
345 Meriden Road
Contact
Jean Caligan
Phone: 203-757-5890
(Date, Location and Time Subject to change, please visit the
Brain Injury Association of Connecticut website for the most current information
before attending )

Traumatic Brain Injury Group (Open Group)
3rd Thursday of the month*
6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Waterbury Hospital
64 Robbins Street
Bizzozero Dining Room
Contact
Jennifer Hannah
Phone: 203-575-8366
Stephen Sarfaty
Phone: 203-271-3809
(Date, Location and Time Subject to change, please visit the
Brain Injury Association of Connecticut website for the most current information
before attending )

Willimantic

Traumatic Brain Injury Group (Open Group)
2nd Thursday of the month*
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Location: Project Genesis
730 Main Street
3rd Floor
Contact
Kristopher Sortwell
Phone: 860-456-1698 x25
(Date, Location and Time Subject to change, please visit the
Brain Injury Association of Connecticut website for the most current information
before attending )

Windsor

Traumatic Brain Injury Group (Open Group)
3rd Thursday of the month*
2:30 pm - 4:00 pm
Location: The Easter Seals Rehab Center
100 Deerfield Road
Contact
Su Stanton
Phone: 860-552-2002 x133
(Date, Location and Time Subject to change, please visit the
Brain Injury Association of Connecticut website for the most current information
before attending )

Employed Individuals with Brain Injury Group
1st Thursday of the month*
5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Location: Brain Injury Association of CT
200 Day Hill Road
Suite 250 (Vantis Life Building)
Contact
Michelle Brisman
Phone: 860-714-3390
Kathy Brooks
Phone: 203-453-4090
Mark Lucas
Phone: 860-643-5064
(Date, Location and Time Subject to change, please visit the
Brain Injury Association of Connecticut website for the most current information
before attending )

 


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