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Office of Acquired Brain Injury

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. To report additional groups or changes to the list, please contact us at oabi@hhsc.state.tx.us.  

Brain Injury Support Groups
City Contact Name Contact Info Meeting Info
Amarillo JoAnn Robertson Phone: (806) 378-8885 1st and 3rd Thursdays from 7 pm at the Texas Tech Pharmacy school lounge. 1300 S. Coulter, Amarillo, 79106
Angleton Learning to Live Again Sheila Lowe Phone: (979) 849-4290
email Sheila Lowe
4th Thursday of the month from 7 to 8:30 pm at the First Baptist Church, 237 Locust, Angleton, 77515
Arlington Tarrant County Brain Injury Support Group Deana Adams, PhD, LPC Phone: (817) 983-1087
email Deana Adams
2nd Tuesday of the month from 1 to 2:30pm at the Center for Counseling and Enrichment, First Baptist Church 301 S. Center Street, Suite 214 Charles Wade Building
Austin The Brain Injury Association of Austin Lee Lancaster or Les Young Phone: (512) 444-9989 for Lee, or email Les Young 1st Tuesday of the month from 7 to 8:30 pm at the Mary Lee Foundation Community Center.
1327 Lamar Square Dr., Austin, 78704

Austin Mary Lee Foundation Chip Howe Phone:  (512) 443-5777
Fax: (512) 444-9949
email Chip Howe
2nd Tuesday of each month from 7 to 8:30 pm at the Mary Lee Foundation Community Center
Dallas FOCUS Group at Baylor Institute for Rehabilitation Laurel Stevens / Karen Lavery Phone: (214) 820-9327
email Laurel Stevens
1st Tuesday of each month at 2 pm on the 2nd floor of the Baylor Institute for Rehab in Conference Room C. 909 N. Washington, Dallas, 75246
Dallas Area Acquired Brain Injury Support Group John Taylor Phone: (214) 645-1155
email John Taylor
1st Wed of the month from 6:30-8 pm at the UT Southwestern University Hospital - Zale Lipshy, conference room 1, 5151 Harry Hines Blvd, Dallas, 75390
2nd group meeting is on the 3rd Monday of the month from 11:30 to 1 pm in the Physicians dining room, UT Southwestern University Hospital - Zale Lipshy.
Denton Brain Injury Support Group Kalyn Briggs, MS OTR/L Phone: (940) 384-3970 1st Thursday of the month from 1 pm in the Community Room of the Professional Bldg at Denton Regional Medical Center. 3535 S. IH-35 E, Suite 103B, Denton, 76210
Edinburg South Texas Traumatic Brain Injury Support Group Dr. Cynthia Cavazos-Gonzalez or Theresa Yongson Phone: (956) 362-3550 Every third Thursday of the month at 6 to 8 pm
El Paso Brain Injury Support Group Nancy M Peters Phone: (915) 319-9553
email Nancy Peters
2nd Tuesday of the month at 6:30 pm at Mentis Neuro Rehab, 1831 Murchison Rd, Suite C, El Paso, 79902
Fort Worth Acquired Brain Injury Support Group Dorothy Conway Phone: (817) 250-2445
email Dorothy Conway  
TX Health Harris Methodist Hospital, Richardson Tower, Mabee Rehab Center Classroom
Fort Worth THFW Stroke Folks Support Group Sheri Muska Phone: (817) 250-4991
Phone 2: (817) 250- 3727
email Sheri Muska
3rd Thursday of the month, 4pm-5:30pm at Texas Rehabilitation Hospital (cafeteria) Caregivers and Stroke Survivors welcome
Grapevine Mid-Cities ABI Caregiver Support Group Karen Brewer, PhD Phone: (214) 645-4091
email Karen Brewer
1st Saturday of the month from 8:30 to 10:00 am at the Ethicus Hospital, 4201 William Tate Ave, Grapevine, 76051
Houston Online Support Group Sabrina Strawn Website: http://habi-online
.org/ what-is-habi-online/
Brain injury survivors and caregivers are invited to share stories and information about resources and events in the Houston area.
Houston West Houston Stroke Warriors Kathy Carrico Phone: (281) 588-8517
email Kathy Carrico
Every Saturday 10:30 to noon at the West Houston Medical Center Professional Building, Outpatient Rehab. 12606 West Houston Center Blvd, Suite 180, Houston, 77082
Lubbock South Plains Brain Injury Association Malva Teague-Smith Phone: (806) 793-7363
email Malva Teague-Smith
2nd Saturday of the month 10 to11:30 a.m. Transitional Learning Center. 4000 22nd Place, 3rd Floor (Bldg 66), Lubbock,  79410
Plano Brain Injury Support Group Jim Burrus Phone: (972) 519-0008 1st and 3rd Tuesdays from 7 pm at Health South, 2800 15th Street, Plano, 75075
Round Rock Brain Trauma Support Group Jackie Theaker Phone: (512) 341-1000
email Jackie Theaker
3rd Wednesday of the month, 6:30pm-8pm Round Rock Medical Center, 1st Floor, Classroom 3
San Antonio Alamo Head Injury Support Group Evelyn Tattini Phone: (210) 614-4323
email Evelyn Tattini
4th Wednesday of the month 6 to 7:30 pm at the Easter Seal Rehabilitation Center, 2203 Babcock Road, San Antonio, 78229
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

 

 

Resources
Resource Name Contact Name and Address Contact Information
Houston Project Reentry Rehabilitation Resource Russell Shanks
7707 Fannin, Suite 200
Houston, TX 77054
713-797-6773 Phone 713-797-6210 Fax www.projectreentry.com
Humble Brain Injury Resource Healthsouth Rehabilitation Hospital Dr. Tom Bisbee 19002 McKay Humble, TX 77068 281-446-6148
281-446-8022 Fax tbisbee1@hotmail.com
Lubbock Brain Injury Resource Mary Adams P.O. Box 94692 Lubbock, TX 79493 806-797-6393 Work 806-797-6397 Fax mczadams@aol.com
Texarkana Brain Injury Resource Juanita Roberson Christus St. Michael Outpatient Rehab 2223 Morris Texarkana, TX 75503 903-614-4000 Work 903-614-4444 Fax robexj@smh.sch.org
Victoria Brain Injury Resource Catherine Gleisner 601 Dundee Victoria, TX 77904 361-572-8415 Work 361-576-9399 Fax CATHIEGLE@aol.com