support groups

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locations

Roanoke Area Brain Injury Support Group

Meeting for caregivers and survivors.

Community Hospital
Elm Street
Roanoke, VA

Third Thursday of each month
7–8:30 p.m.

Contact

Jore Cooper Garrett
  540-353-3178


New River Valley Stroke and Head Injury Support Group

Montgomery Regional Hospital
Birthing Center Meeting Rooms

Second Tuesday of the month
6–8 p.m.

Contact

Teri Shelor,
Speech Pathologist
  540-831-7196

Heather Huxtable,
Occupational Therapist
  540-961-4585


Lynchburg – Central Virginia Support Group

Heritage United Methodist Church
582 Leesville Road
Lynchburg, VA

First Thursday of the month
7 p.m.

Contact

Yvonne Staton
  434-200-6056
yvonne.staton@centrahealth.com


Stroke and Head Injury Support Group

Lewis-Gale Montgomery Hospital Birthing Center Meeting Room

CLIENTS ARE STRONGLY ENCOURAGED TO CALL BEFORE ATTENDING FOR THE FIRST TIME – SOMETIMES THIS GROUP MEETS IN OTHER LOCATIONS AND THIS WOULD AVOID SOMEONE GOING TO THE HOSPITAL AND THE GROUP NOT BEING THERE.

Second Tuesday of the month
6-8 p.m. Food is provided

Contact

Terri Shelor
 540-831-7196 (cell)
  540-320-1112 (work)


BI Support Group at Carilion New River Medical Center

Carilion New River Medical Center meeting rooms off of cafeteria around back (entrance near goldfish pond at back of hospital).
2900 Lamb Circle
Christiansburg, VA 24073

Fourth Wednesday of the month
6-8 p.m. Food is provided

Contact

Jessica Wisman, speech pathologist
jlcartwrightwis@carilionclinic.org

Greater Bristol Area Stroke Support Group

A meeting for encouragement, support, and advice for stroke and traumatic brain injury survivors, family, and caregivers. Light refreshments will be served.

Broadmore Senior Living at Bristol
826 Meadowview Road,
Bristol, TN 37620

Meets the first Thursday of each month.
6–7 p.m.

Contact

Veronica Quina
  423-963-3517


Danville – Southside Support Group

Mount Hermon Baptist Church
4385 Franklin Turnpike
Danville, VA

Second Thursday of the month
7 p.m.

Contact

Sue Jones
  434-724-7070


Wise – Southwest Support Group

Health Wagon Clinic
5626 Patriot Drive
Wise, VA 24293

Last Thursday of the month
2 p.m.


Contact

  276-328-8850


Synapse at Virginia Tech’s Brain Injury Support

1455 Perry St.
New Classroom Building
Virginia Tech Campus

Second and fourth Thursdays of every month
6:30–8:30 p.m. Food is provided.

Contact

Lauren Haacke
laurenkh@vt.edu