INJURIES

Massachusetts 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 Massachusetts in the way of support groups.

Conducted by people with experience in dealing with traumatic brain injury, these support groups in Massachusetts offer assistance to the patient, their family and caregivers.

To find a traumatic brain injury support group in Massachusetts, check out the listing below.

Brain Injury Association of Massachusetts

BOSTON
Stroke Support Group
Health South Rehabilitation Hospital of Western Massachusetts
CONTACT: Robin Davis
PHONE: 413-589-7581 ext 3201
TIME: 2:00 -3:00 P.M.
DATE: FIRST THURSDAY OF THE MONTH
PLACE: 14 Chestnut Place Ludlow, MA- 1st Floor Education Conference Room
PLEASE CALL AHEAD TO CONFIRM LOCATION AND TIME

BOSTON
Boston Acquired Brain Injury Support Group (BABIS)
CONTACT: Sally Johnson by phone at (617) 573-2539, or
Amy Karas by E-mail at Amy@Babis.info, or
Maureen Butler by phone at (800) 669-7266 x2114
TIME: 10 A.M. - 12 NOON
DATE: 1ST SATURDAY OF THE MONTH
PLACE: SPAULDING REHAB HOSPITAL
125 NASHUA ST., ROOM 8A
BOSTON, MA 02114

BRAINTREE
YOUNG STROKE/BRAIN INJURY SUPPORT GROUP
CONTACT: KATHLEEN COFFEY, (781) 848-5353 ext. 2298 or
PATRICIA KAUFMAN-VAUGHAN, (781) 585-5434
TIME: 5:30 - 7:30 P.M.
DATE: LAST THURSDAY OF THE MONTH
PLACE: HEALTHSOUTH BRAINTREE REHAB HOSPITAL
2ND FLOOR CONFERENCE ROOM
250 POND ST.
BRAINTREE, MA 02184

BURLINGTON
FAMILY & SURVIVORS
CONTACT: CANDY GUSTAFSON, (781) 273-2489
TIME: 6:30 - 9:00 P.M.
DATE: 2ND THURSDAY OF THE MONTH
PLACE: COMMUNITY RESOURCES

CAPE COD
MILD BRAIN INJURY SUPPORT GROUP
CONTACT: JENNY STICKNEY
(508) 833-4241
TIME: 2:00 - 4:00 P.M.
DATE: 2ND SATURDAY OF THE MONTH
PLACE: REHAB. HOSPITAL OF THE CAPE AND ISLANDS
311 SERVICE ROAD
EAST SANDWICH, MA 02537

CAPE COD
STROKE SUPPORT GROUP
CONTACT: CAROLE WHELAN, (508) 833-4267
TIME: 1:30 - 3:30 P.M.

DATE: 2ND MONDAY OF THE MONTH PLACE: REHAB. HOSPITAL OF THE CAPE AND ISLANDS
311 SERVICE ROAD
EAST SANDWICH, MA 02537

FAIRHAVEN
FAMILY & SURVIVORS
CONTACT: CANDY GUSTAFSON, (508) 863-1533
TIME: CALL FOR DETAILS
DATE: 1ST WEDNESDAY OF THE MONTH
PLACE: CALL FOR DETAILS

FRAMINGHAM
MILD BRAIN INJURY SURVIVORS
CONTACT: BARBARA WEBSTER, (508) 478-7539
TIME: 11:30 A.M. - 1:00 P.M.
DATE: 2ND & 4TH TUESDAY OF THE MONTH
PLACE: METROWEST WELLNESS CENTER
761 WORCESTER ROAD
FRAMINGHAM, MA 01702

LOWELL
TOASTMASTERS GROUP FOR BRAIN INJURY SURVIVORS
CONTACT: ANNE LEBLANC, (978) 671-9115
OR email ANNE.LEBLANC@MED.VA.GOV
TIME: 10:30 - 11:30 A.M.
DATE: 1ST MONDAY OF THE MONTH
PLACE: VETERAN'S COMMUNITY CARE CENTER
LOWELL VA OUTPATIENT CLINIC
LOWELL, MA
FORMAT IS DIFFERENT FROM SUPPORT GROUP.
GOAL IS TO TEACH COMMUNICATION AND LEADERSHIP SKILLS.

LUDLOW
FAMILY & SURVIVORS
CONTACT: MICHELLE K. OR MARGOT, (413) 547-2616
TIME: 6:30 - 8:00 P.M.
DATE: 1ST THURSDAY OF THE MONTH
PLACE: HEALTHSOUTH REHABILITATION HOSPITAL
CAFETERIA (GROUND LEVEL)
14 CHESTNUT PLACE
LUDLOW, MA

MIDDLEBORO
FAMILY & CAREGIVER
CONTACT: KAREN MONTGOMERY, (508) 947-9295
TIME: 3;00 P.M.
DATE: 1st ,3rd & 5th TUESDAYS OF THE MONTH
PLACE: MIDDLEBORO SKILLED CARE CENTER
23 ISAAC STREET
MIDDLEBORO, MA.

MIDDLEBORO
FAMILY & CAREGIVER
CONTACT: KAREN MONTGOMERY, (508) 947-9295
TIME: 6:30 P.M.
DATE: 2ND & 4TH TUESDAYS OF THE MONTH
PLACE: MIDDLEBORO SKILLED CARE CENTER
MIDDLEBORO, MA.

MILFORD
FAMILY & SURVIVORS
CONTACT: DENISE SIMONEAU, (508) 422-2559
TIME: 7:30 - 9:00 P.M.
DATE: 3RD THURSDAY OF THE MONTH
PLACE: MILFORD HOSPITAL
PHYSICIANS CONFERENCE ROOM B
14 PROSPECT ST.
MILFORD, MA 01757

MILLBURY
STATEWIDE HEAD INJURY
(FAMILY MEMBERS ONLY SUPPORT GROUP)
CONTACT: KATE HAMILTON, (508) 865-4177
TIME: 6:30 P.M. - 8:00 P.M.
DATE: 2ND TUESDAY OF THE MONTH
PLACE: CARSON CENTER FOR TBI SERVICES
3 SILVER FOX DRIVE
MILLBURY, MA 01527

PITTSFIELD
BERKSHIRE BRAIN INJURY SUPPORT GROUP
CONTACT: SUZANNE DOSWELL, (413) 442-4448
TIME: 4:00 P.M.
DATE: 2ND TUESDAY OF THE MONTH
PLACE: CENTER FOR REHABILITATION
BERKSHIRE MEDICAL CENTER
725 NORTH STREET
5TH FLOOR MEDICAL ARTS BUILDING
PITTSFIELD, MA 01201
ALL CORRESPONDENCE TO: Suzanne Doswell
275 Holmes Rd.
Pittsfield, MA 01201

PLYMOUTH
FAMILY & SURVIVORS SUPPORT GROUP
CONTACT: LIZ LAUZON / CARA CLELLAND, (508) 747-4720
TIME: 6:30 - 8:00 P.M.
DATE: 3RD MONDAY OF THE MONTH
PLACE: HEALTHSOUTH - BRAINTREE REHAB CLINIC
65 CORDAGE PARK CIRCLE, SUITE 105
PLYMOUTH, MA 02360

STOUGHTON
FAMILY & SURVIVORS
CONTACT: PAT WILKINSON, (781) 344-0600 ext. 1132
MARY SULLIVAN, (781) 297-1129
TIME: 6:30 - 8:00 P.M.
DATE: 2ND WEDNESDAY OF THE MONTH
PLACE: NEW ENGLAND SINAI HOSPITAL
150 YORK STREET
STOUGHTON, MA 02702

SPRINGFIELD
FAMILY & SURVIVORS
CONTACT: ED CHASTAIN, (413) 748-6890
TIME: 6:00 - 8:00 P.M.
DATE: 3RD WEDNESDAY OF THE MONTH
PLACE: MERCY HOSPITAL
299 CAREW STREET, DELISO CONFERENCE CENTER
LOWER LEVEL, BRECK ROOM
SPRINGFIELD, MA 01104

SPRINGFIELD
EPILEPSY SUPPORT GROUP
CONTACT: ED CHASTAIN, (413) 748-6890
TIME: 6:00 - 8:00 P.M. DATE: 1ST THURSDAY OF THE MONTH
PLACE: MERCY HOSPITAL
299 CAREW STREET
DELISO CONFERENCE CENTER
LOWER LEVEL, BRECK ROOM
SPRINGFIELD, MA 01104

WESTBORO
STROKE SUPPORT GROUP
CONTACT: DEB LEBEAUX
(508) 870-2222 ext. 2165
TIME: 1:00 - 2:30 P.M.
DATE: 2ND WEDNESDAY OF THE MONTH
PLACE: WHITTIER REHAB. CENTER
150 FLANDERS ROAD
WESTBORO, MA 01581

WESTON
MBIA SURVIVOR'S COUNCIL
CONTACT: PATRICIA KAUFMAN-VAUGHN (781) 585-5434
email: PKV68@RCN.COM
or "CHIP" BRADLEY (781) 894-0375
email: CBRAD@MYEXCEL.COM
TIME: 7:00 - 9:00 P.M.
DATE: 1st MONDAY OF THE MONTH
PLACE: COLDWELL BANKER RESIDENTIAL BROKERAGE
426 BOSTON POST ROAD
WESTON, MA 02493
ALL CORRESPONDENCE TO:
Patricia Kaufman-Vaughn
PO Box 201
Plympton, MA 02367

WOBURN
FAMILY SUPPORT & EDUCATION
CONTACT: YVONNE TYLINSKI
(781) 935-5050 ext. 1303
JANET LINGERMAN, (781) 932-9040
TIME: 6:00 - 7:30 P.M.
DATE: 1ST MONDAY OF THE MONTH
PLACE: HEALTHSOUTH - NEW ENGLAND REHAB HOSPITAL
2 REHABILITATION WAY
WOBURN, MA 01801

WOBURN
CLOSED HEAD INJURY SURVIVORS
CONTACT: JEFF SEBELL, (508) 276-1522
TIME: CALL FOR DETAILS
DATE: CALL FOR DETAILS
PLACE: CALL FOR DETAILS

WORCESTER
FAMILY & SURVIVORS
CONTACT: DR. DAVID KENT, (508) 791-6351
TIME: 2:30 - 4:00 P.M.
DATE: 1ST TUESDAY OF THE MONTH
PLACE: WORCESTER STATE COLLEGE
SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY BUILDING, ROOM 209
486 CHANDLER STREET
WORCESTER, MA 01602

WORCESTER
TOASTMASTERS GROUP FOR BRAIN INJURY SURVIVORS
CONTACT: BARBARA WELLMAN, (508) 795-0244
TIME: 430 P.M
DATE: 3RD MONDAY OF THE MONTH
PLACE: MASS BRAIN INJURY ASSOCIATION OFFICE
484 MAIN STREET (DENHOLM BLDG.), SUITE 350
WORCESTER, MA 01608
FORMAT IS DIFFERENT FROM SUPPORT GROUP
GOAL IS TO TEACH COMMUNICATION AND LEADERSHIP SKILLS.

WORCESTER
TOASTMASTERS GROUP FOR BRAIN INJURY SURVIVORS
CONTACT: BARBARA WELLMAN, (508) 795-0244
TIME: 10:30 a.m.
DATE: 1st Monday of the month
PLACE: Veteran's Community Care Center
130 Marshall Road Lowell, MA 01852
FORMAT IS DIFFERENT FROM SUPPORT GROUP
GOAL IS TO TEACH COMMUNICATION AND LEADERSHIP SKILLS.

Brain Injury Association of America


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