Brain Injury Association Quinte District

Site: Belleville

Service: Peer Support Mentoring Program

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Contact Information
Office Phone 613-967-2756
Toll Free Phone 1-866-894-8884
Fax 613-967-1108
E-Mail biaqd@bellnet.ca
Website www.biaqd.ca
Primary Executive Carol Vincent, Peer Support Coordinator
Address & Map
223 Pinnacle St
Belleville, ON K8N 3A7
 
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Physical Access Fully Accessible
Description & Services
Description (Service) The Peer Support Mentoring Program for people living with ABI connects an individual who is a "veteran" in living with the effects of Aquired Brain Injury (ABI) with a "Partner" who is coping with a similar ABI-related situation and is in need of support from a knowledgeable friend * available to survivors, family members or unpaid providers of care * Mentor/ Partner matches are based on similar experiences, demographics and personal interests * offered through local brain injury associations all over Ontario, making it possible to participate wherever they live * can be a great way to support efforts towards recovery, and complements professional services * Mentors and Partners talk by phone or email so they can arrange a convenient time and can participate from their own homes.
Hours Mon-Wed 9 am-2 pm
Areas Served Hastings County ; Prince Edward County
Eligibility Must have sustained a brain injury or have a family member, partner, or friend who has sustained a brain injury
Application call for application
Languages English
Fees None ; Must be a member of BIAQD association
Bus Route Notes Belleville Transit Map
Other Details
Legal Status (50) Non Profit
Funding United Way
Date Updated 29 Sep 2017
Subjects
Service Categories Adult Mentoring Programs ~ Brain Injuries

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