support groups

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locations

Roanoke Area Brain Injury Connection (RABIC)

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

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

Contact:

Jessica Wisman, speech pathologist
jlcartwrightwis@carilionclinic.org

Galax Advocacy and Support Group

Community members who are disability advocates meet to share experiences and address issues important to them.

Galax Public Library
Galax, VA

Third Wednesday of each month
1:30 p.m. until 3:30 p.m.

Contact:

Appalachian Independence Center
  276-628-2979


Appalachian Independence Center

Appalachian Independence Center
230 Charwood Drive,
Abingdon, VA

Second Tuesday of each month
6–8 p.m.

Contact:

Carmella Barker
  276-944-3893


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