About Us

Brain Injury Association of Durham Region (BIAD) is a registered, not-for-profit charitable organization, whose members are people who have experienced brain injuries and their caregivers. We serve the Durham Region by providing non-medical resources and supports.

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Virtual Program

BIAD Day Program offers a supportive environment where individuals with Brain Injury can engage in meaningful activities, based upon their individual strengths and interests. If you are looking for engaging programming please join us on Zoom  Mon - Fri

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Contact Us

If you have any questions about our services you may leave a message at 905-723-2732 or email inquiry at information@biad.ca To request services from BIAD you can download our referral form here or visit our services page on our website here 

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Our Services

BIAD services helps with enabling individuals, living with an brain injury, to be able to maintain an independent and empowered quality of life. BIAD offers a range of services to individuals such as: Community Support Services, Day Program, Peer Support, Homelessness Prevention and More

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In-Person Program Announcement

Effective May 16, 2022 we are excited to introduce a Registered Program that will enhance our Adult Day Program by offering a variety of small in-person programs in addition to the current morning and afternoon groups. Below is the program schedule:

Monday:
10:00AM – 11:00AM                Unmasking 2:00PM – 3:00PM                     Brain Fitness
 

 

Tuesday:
10:00AM – 11:00AM                Contemplative Photography 1:00PM – 3:00PM                     Drama Group
 

 

Wednesday:
12:15PM – 1:15PM                    Communication Group 2:00PM – 3:00PM                     Unmasking
 

 

Thursday:
10:00AM – 11:00AM                 Memory Group 2:00PM – 3:00PM                     Games and Social

To register for any of the above programs you can call the office at 905-723-2732, email information@biad.ca or talk to your worker!

As we open up to more in-person programming, the safety of both our clients and our staff is vital. We will be continuing to ask all clients, visitors and staff to sign in upon arrival and also wear a mask when walking throughout the building. We hope that by continuing our COVID-19 protocols we will reduce any risk of another in-person closure.

We are looking forward to this addition to our in-person programming!

Share your time and talent where your work makes a difference!

The Brain Injury Association of Durham (BIAD) is a charitable non-profit organization serving people who live with the effects of brain injuries, alongside their families, friends, and community.  BIAD is currently seeking passionate, collaborative volunteers to join its governing Board of Directors.

Please send your resume/cover letter to Board@biad.ca

 

 

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BIAD offers non-medical Brain Injury community support services. An application can be made by the individual (Self-referral) or Professionals (primary health care/community partners). To access services from BIAD please click on the referral form below for a printable PDF form.  If you require a paper copy of the Request for Service Form please contact us at intake@biad.ca or call us at 905-723-2732

 

While our BIAD office and day program remain closed until further notice our staff are continuing to support our clients.

Our Day Program is running virtually through our new Virtual Day Program on Facebook. If you would like to connect with this program, you can request to join our group. We have daily interactive posts and live programs to keep our clients engaged.

We continue to support our clients via phone, email and other methods as required. Please do not hesitate to call or email to request services and/or support.


Upcoming Virtual Programs

June 2022

Sun Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat
1

  • 10am Drawing Class

  • 11am Speech Group - Communication group

  • 2pm Men's Group

  • 3pm Seated Yoga Class

2

  • 10am Chat with Heather

  • 11am Creative Writing

  • 2pm Games and Social

  • 3pm Dance Party- Peer Run

3

4

5

6

7

8

  • 10am Drawing Class

  • 11am Speech Group - Communication group

  • 2pm Men's Group

  • 3pm Seated Yoga Class

9

  • 10am Open Chat

  • 11am Creative Writing

  • 2pm Games and Social

  • 3pm Dance Party- Peer Run

10

11

12

13

14

15

  • 10am Drawing Class

  • 11am Speech Group - Communication group

  • 2pm Men's Group

  • 3pm Seated Yoga Class

16

  • 10am Open Chat

  • 11am Creative Writing

  • 2pm Games and Social

  • 3pm Dance Party- Peer Run

17

18

19

20

21

22

  • 10am Drawing Class

  • 11am Speech Group - Communication group

  • 2pm Men's Group

  • 3pm Seated Yoga Class

23

  • 10am Open Chat

  • 11am Creative Writing

  • 2pm Games and Social

  • 3pm Dance Party- Peer Run

24

25

26

27

28

29

  • 10am Drawing Class

  • 11am Speech Group - Communication group

  • 2pm Men's Group

  • 3pm Seated Yoga Class

30

  • 10am Open Chat

  • 11am Creative Writing

  • 2pm Games and Social

  • 3pm Dance Party- Peer Run