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Office of Acquired Brain Injury

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

The Texas Office of Acquired Brain Injury provides the following information as resource information for survivors of brain injuries and their families, but we do not endorse or monitor these groups.

Arlington

Tarrant County Brain Injury Support Group
Deana Adams, PhD, LPC; Phone: (817) 983-1087
Email: Deana Adams
Meets the 2nd Tuesday of the month from 1 to 2:30 pm at the 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
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 pm at the Mary Lee Foundation Community Center,
1327 Lamar Square Dr., Austin, 78704

Dallas

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

Denton

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

El Paso

El Paso Brain Injury Support Group
Nancy M. Peters; Phone: (915) 319-9553
Email: Nancy Peters
Meets the 2nd Tuesday of the month at 6:30 pm at Mentis Neuro Rehab, 1831 Murchison Rd, Suite C, El Paso, 79902

Fort Worth

Fort Worth Acquired Brain Injury Support Group
Dorothy Conway ; Phone: (817) 250-2445
Email: Dorothy Conway  
Meets the 2nd Thursday of the month from 1:30 to 3pm at Texas Health Harris Methodist Hospital, 1301 Pennsylvania Avenue, Therapy Services Department, Fort Worth, 76104

Grapevine

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

Houston

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

Lubbock

South Plains Brain Injury Association
Brian; Phone:  806-281-5400
Meets the 2nd Saturday of the month 10 to11:30 am at the Transitional Learning Center, 4000 22nd Place, 3rd Floor (Building 66), Lubbock, 79410

McKinney

Adina Heller; Phone: 940-206-0269
Meets every 3rd Friday from 12 to 2 pm and every 1st Tuesday from 7 pm to 8:30 pm at Stonebridge United Methodist Church, 1800 S. Stonebridge Drive, McKinney, 75070.  Bring your own meal.

Plano

Brain Injury Network of Dallas (BIND)
Call for support group meeting times.
Phone:  972-769-BIND
1408 Gable Ct., Suite #2, Plano, 75075

Plano

"Different Strokes"
Phone:  214-473-7864
Meets on the 1st Monday of the month from 11:30 am to 12:30 pm; Medical Center of Plano, Medical Office Building 1- The View Room- first floor, 3901 W. 15th Street, Plano, TX 75075
Lunch is provided, RSVP to 214-473-7864 no later than preceding Tuesday.

Richardson

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

Round Rock

Brain Trauma Support Group
Jackie Theaker: Phone: (512) 341-6802
Jacquelyn.Theaker@stdavids.com
Meets the 2nd Wednesday of the month, 6:30pm-8pm; Round Rock Medical Center, 2400 Round Rock Avenue, 1st Floor, Classroom 3, Round Rock, 78681

San Antonio

Alamo Head Injury Support Group
Ashley Longoria
Phone: 210-614-4323
Meets the 4th Wednesday of the month 6 to 7:30 pm, HealthSouth RIOSA, 9119 Cinnamon Hill, San Antonio, Texas 78240.  Please check the website as the meetings change locations every 3 months: www.alamoheadinjury.org.  

San Marcos

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

Online Support Groups

TryMunity
http://www.trymunity.com/

The TBI Tribe
Online support group on Facebook
https://www.facebook.com/groups/792052120888627/

The Brain Injury Information Network
http://tbinet.org/support1.htm#care

The Office of Acquired Brain Injury updates this listing 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 (CIL).  For a CIL near you, go to: http://txsilc.org/index.php/en/centers.html.