Brain Injury Association of Peel and Halton

Record #: MHH0414
Last Full Update: 01 Dec 2023

Contact Information

Office Phone 905-823-2221
Toll Free Phone 1-800-565-8594
Social Media Facebook Facebook, Twitter Twitter
Primary Contact Kirsten Hadleycrane, Director of Programs
Alternate Contact Nichola Nonis, Director of Operations

Agency Information

Description (Agency)

The Brain Injury Association of Peel and Halton (BIAPH) is a non-profit organization that advocates for the needs and provides information to survivors of Acquired Brain Injuries, their families and support network

Legal Status (50) Non Profit
Established 1986
Primary Executive Roger Foisy, President
Alternate Executive Dr Hardeep Singh, Board of Director
Funding Donations * Membership fees * Ontario Trillium Foundation

Description and Service Details

Description (Service)

Advocates for the needs of, and provides information to survivors of brain injuries, their families and support network * facilitates measures to promote the prevention of brain injury, improves quality of care/life, provides community education, and conducts resource searches on behalf of the members * offers information about acquired brain injuries (ABI) services in Peel and Halton * Helmets on Kids - education about safety, prevention and brain injury awareness to elementary school students * volunteer opportunities available

ABI Support Groups: meet and discuss common issues and problems * learn more bout living with ABI * guest speakers of varying disciplines related to brain injury, rehabilitation, health and other topics of interest * provide recreational and social activities

Headspin - Young Adult Support Group: this group has been designed for high functioning youth and young adults with an ABI or for individuals who present with similar challenges * the group is centered around community-based leisure activities and encourages social connections * members pay a fee for each activity depending on its cost

Peer Support Program: available for those who are living with an ABI, and allows them to connect to an individual who has lived through a similar life experience involving an ABI * the mentor will provide their guidance and knowledge based on their own life experience involving Acquired Brain Injury, to an individual who is coping with a similar ABI-related situation * free for all participants

Caregiver Relief Program:

  • provides relief to families and primary caregivers of individuals with acquired brain injuries for a maximum period of 12 consecutive months
  • attendant care (personal care, completion of household tasks like laundry or cooking, supervision/support within the home to allow caregiver to leave ensuring safety for loved one) * 4 hours PSW services, once per week
  • community social support (assistance accessing community programs or activities, both attending and participating)
  • cannot be used for the funding of active therapy or neurorehabilitation interventions such as occupational therapy, physiotherapy, speech language pathology, rehabilitation support worker)
  • medical status form is required and must be completed by a health professional who confirms the presence of an acquired brain injury

Hours vary * call for information


Caregiver support group meet once a month on Tuesdays between 7pm and 8:30pm * registration is required * email for information and schedule

Areas Served Halton Region ; Peel Region
Boundaries Halton Region ; Peel Region
Eligibility Persons with acquired brain injuries and their families

Membership application required

Languages English
Fees contact the office for further details

Site Information

Site Location Mississauga (Meadowvale Business Park)
Located In Community Mississauga
Address & Map
Plaza 4
2000 Argentia Rd, Suite 201
Mississauga, ON L5N 7K2
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Intersection Argentia and Mississauga Rd
Physical Access Fully Accessible


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