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Office of Acquired Brain Injury

Texas Office of Acquired Brain Injury:  Support Groups in Texas*

The following information is offered as a resource for survivors of brain injuries and their families. The list is not complete and the groups listed are not endorsed or monitored by HHSC.

Arlington

Tarrant County Brain Injury Support Group 
Contact: Deana Adams
Phone: 817-983-1087 
Email: adamsdeana@yahoo.com
Meets the 2nd Tuesday of the month from 1 to 2:30 p.m.
Center for Counseling and Enrichment
First Baptist Church, Charles Wade Building
301 S. Center Street, Suite 120
Arlington, 76010

Austin

The Brain Injury Association of Austin 
Contact: Gloria Young or Leming Xu
Phone: 512- 694-6321
Email: lxu330@gmail.com 
Meets the 1st Tuesday of the month from 7 to 8:30 p.m.
Mary Lee Foundation Community Center
1327 Lamar Square Dr.
Austin, 78704

Brain Injury Information & Training

Contact: Chip Howe
Phone: 512- 443-5777
E-mail:  chiphowe@maryleefoundation.org
Meets the 2nd Tuesday of the month from 7 to 8:30 p.m.
Mary Lee Foundation Community Center
1327 Lamar Square Dr.
Austin, 78704

Hope4Minds

Contact: Ronda Johnson
Phone: 512-845-1466
Email: ronda@hope4minds.org
Meets every 4th Wednesday of the month from 7 to 8:30 p.m.
Texas NeuroRehab Center, Bluebonnet Building
1106 West Dittmar Road
Austin, 78745

Dallas

Dallas Area Acquired Brain Injury Support Group
Contact: Karen Brewer-Mixon, PhD 
Email: Karen.brewer@utsouthwestern.edu   
Meets the 1st Tuesday of the month from 6:30 to 8 p.m.
Zale Lipshy University Hospital, Conference Room 1
5151 Harry Hines Blvd.
Dallas, 75390

Denton

Denton Brain Injury Support Group 
Phone: 940-384-3973 
Meets the 1st Thursday of the month starting at 1 p.m.
Denton Regional Medical Center
Community Room of the Professional Building
3535 S. IH-35 E, Suite 310B
Denton, 76210

El Paso

El Paso Brain Injury Support Group
Contact: Nancy M. Peters
Phone: 915-319-9553
Email: npeters@mentisneuro.com
Meets the 2nd Tuesday of the month starting at 6:30 p.m.
Mentis Neuro Rehab
1831 Murchison Rd, Suite C
El Paso, 79902

Fort Worth

Fort Worth Acquired Brain Injury Support Group
Contact: Dorothy Conway
Phone: 817-250-2445
Email: dorothyconway@texashealth.org  
Meets the 2nd Thursday of the month from 1:30 to 3p.m.
Texas Health Harris Methodist Hospital, Therapy Services Dept.
1301 Pennsylvania Ave.
Fort Worth, 76104

Grapevine

Mid-Cities ABI Caregiver Support Group
Contact: Karen Brewer-Mixon, PhD 
Email: Karen.brewer@utsouthwestern.edu 
Meets the 3rd Monday of the month from 6:30 to 8 p.m.
Ethicus Hospital Cafeteria
4201 William Tate Ave.
Grapevine, 76051

Houston

West Houston Stroke Warriors 
Contact: Wanda Adams
Phone: 281-588-8517
Email: wanda.adams@HCAHealthcare.com
Meets every Saturday 10:30 a.m. to noon
West Houston Medical Center Professional Building, Outpatient Rehabilitation
12606 West Houston Center Blvd., Suite 180
Houston, 77082

Lubbock

South Plains Brain Injury Association
Contact: Brian King
Phone:  806-281-5400
Email: bking@tlclubbock.org
Meets the 2nd Saturday of the month 10 to 11:30 a.m.
Transitional Learning Center
4000 22nd Place, 3rd Floor (Building 66)
Lubbock, 79410

McKinney

Contact: Adina Heller
Phone: 940-206-0269
Email: aheller80@aol.com
Meets every 3rd Friday from Noon to 2 p.m. and every 1st Tuesday from 7 to 8:30 p.m.  Stonebridge United Methodist Church
1800 S. Stonebridge Drive
McKinney, 75070

Plano

Brain Injury Network of Dallas
Phone:  972-769-BIND
1408 Gable Ct., Suite #2,
Plano, 75075
Different Strokes
Phone:  214-473-7864 
Meets on the 1st Monday of the month from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
Medical Center of Plano, Medical Office Building 1- The View Room
3901 W. 15th Street
Plano, TX 75075

Richardson

Phone:  972-398-5853
Meets the last Friday of every month from 2 to 3:30 p.m.
Reliant Rehabilitation Hospital
3351 Waterview Parkway, Therapy Gym
Richardson, 75080                                             

Round Rock

Brain Trauma Support Group
Contact: Jackie Theaker
Phone: 512-341-6802
Email: Jacquelyn.Theaker@stdavids.com 
Meets the 2nd Wednesday of the month, 6:30 to 8 p.m.
Round Rock Medical Center
2400 Round Rock Ave., 1st Floor, Classroom 3
Round Rock, 78681

San Antonio

Alamo Head Injury Support Group 
Contact: Ashley Longoria 
Email: ashley.longoria@alamoheadinjury.org
Phone: 210-614-4323
Meets the 4th Wednesday of the month 6 to 7:30 p.m.
Please check the website as the meeting location changes every 3 months: www.alamoheadinjury.org.  

San Marcos

HOPE for Stroke and Brain Injury Survivors Support Group
Phone: 512-753-3818
Meets the 2nd and 4th Mondays of the month, 1 to 2:30 p.m.
Central Texas Medical Center, Professional Building #102
1301 Wonder World Dr., #2100
San Marcos, 78666

Online Support Groups

TryMunity
TryMunity.com

The TBI Tribe
Online support group on Facebook

Online support group on Facebook

The Brain Injury Information Network
TBINet.org 

The Office of Acquired Brain Injury updates this list of support groups bi-annually.  To report additional groups or make changes to the list, or if you are looking for a support group in your area that is not on this list, please contact us at oabi@hhsc.state.tx.us.  

In addition to the brain injury support groups listed above, there are many cross-disability support groups meeting regularly around the state at the Texas Centers for Independent Living