Headway of WNY

A support and advocacy agency
for individuals with brain injuries,
disabilities and seniors.

Support Groups for Survivors of Brian Injury and their Families

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Meeting Dates and Time

Peer Support Group
First and Third Tuesday of the month
6:30 PM to 8:00 PM
2635 Delaware Avenue, Enter through Suite B

Peer Support Group is for those individuals who have sustained a mild to moderate brain injury and are having difficulty accepting the losses accompanying such a life-changing event. This group provides a place to find mutual support and encouragement for survivors. By sharing similar experiences, group members overcome isolation, and exchange information and resources. The peer support group provides an environment to release the many different emotions brought up as a result of a brain injury. It is confidential, supportive and nonjudgmental. The group will promote acceptance and healing and help the survivor cope with changes in their life.


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Meeting Dates and Time
First Tuesday of the month
6:30 PM to 8:00 PM
2635 Delaware Avenue, Enter through Suite B

Caregivers Support Group is for individuals and families who provide support and caregiving to someone who has a brain injury. Members will participate and share in discussion about the demands of caregiving and exchange information on practical resources that will help them cope. This group will provide healthy problem solving techniques, ideas for living with the challenges of care giving and find strengths. The many emotions and feelings that arise from such giving will be explored within the group.


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Meeting Dates and Time
Second Tuesday of the month
4:30 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Degraff Memorial Hospital/Administrative Board Meeting Room

Contact information for questions regarding this group:
716-523-9623 / 716-694-4500
mmshaw615@yahoo.com 

This Peer Support Group is for those individuals who have sustained a mild to moderate brain injury and are having difficulty accepting the losses accompanying such a life changing event. This group provides a place to find mutual support and encouragement for survivors. By sharing similar experiences, group members overcome isolation, and exchange information and resources. The peer support group provides an environment to release the many different emotions brought up as a result of a brain injury. It is confidential, supportive and nonjudgmental. The group will promote acceptance and healing and help the survivor cope with changes in their life.


Closings

Support Groups are closed when the Buffalo Public Schools are closed, when a Federal holiday is on a Monday and during severe weather conditions. Closing information will be available on WGRZ-TV Channel 2 and WIVB-TV Channel 4.


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