(Brain-injury Information Referral and Resource Development)
Services Provided: Peer-led support organization for survivors, families and friends.
Meeting Times: 1st Saturday of every month, 9:30am – 11:30am.
Contact Person: Brian Liebenstein
Phone Number: (503) 598-1833 or (503) 608-2378
Email Address: BrianL@bic-nw.org
Physical Address: Legacy Good Samaritan Medical Center, Wilcox Building, Conference Room 102, 1015 N.W. 22nd Ave., Portland
BIRRDsong Family & Friends Support
Where: Wilcox Building, Conference Room 102
Description: Come join other family, friends and caregivers that are touched by brain injury to connect, share ideas and support each other. We have a lot of fun too!
We start off with the BIRRDsong Peer support group in Wilcox Conference Room 102 at Good Sam. Our loved ones often stay with the big group while we split off and meet nearby to discuss our perspectives, information and lives as care partners of people who have sustained brain injuries. We are a safe space to share your concerns, questions and successes with others who truly understand.
Please contact Faith Walmer with any questions and/or for more details.
Services Provided: Women’s self help group. Female survivors only.
Meeting Time: 2nd Saturday of every month, 10:00am – 11:30am
Contact Person: Dr. Jane Starbird, PhD
Phone Number: (503) 493-1221
Email Address: firstname.lastname@example.org
Physical Address: Wilcox Building, Conference Room A at 2211 NW Marshall St, Portland, OR 97210 (Next to Good Samaritan Hospital)
Services Provided: Survivor self help group.
Meeting Time: 3rd Saturday of every month, 10:00am – 12:00noon
Contact Person: Steve Wright
Phone Number: 503-816-2510
Email Address: Brainstormers@bic-nw.org
Physical Address: Emanuel Hospital, M.O.B.-West @ 2801 N Gantenbein, Portland, OR 97227 Medical Office Building West is on N. Graham St. directly across from parking structure # 2.
Services Provided: This group provides peer-support, information and discussion.
Meeting Time: 1:00-3:00pm 2nd & 4th Friday
Comments: Please call for more information.
Contact Person: Ryan Skelton
Phone Number: (503) 232-7411
Email Address: email@example.com
Physical Address: Independent Living Resources, 1839 N.E. Couch Portland, OR
Services Provided: Peer self-help for professionals with TBI.
Meeting Time: 1:00-2:30pm 1st Saturday
Comments: Please call for more information.
Contact Person: Avrid Lonseth
Phone Number: (503) 680-2251
Email Address: firstname.lastname@example.org
Physical Address: Emanuel Hospital, 2801 N. Gantenbein, Portland, OR 97227
Brain Aneurysm Support Group
Services Provided: Education and support for patients with brain aneurysms. The group discusses different topics & has guest speakers.
Meeting Time: 7:00-8:00pm Second Thursday
Contact Person: Kathleen Kearns
Phone Number: (503) 216-4247
Email Address: email@example.com
Physical Address: Providence Brain Institute Conference Room, East Pavilion, Medical Office Building V, Suite 363, Portland, OR
Men’s Caregiver Support Group
Services Provided: Peer-lead support group for male caregivers of people with various health care conditions.
Meeting Time: Please call for details.
Contact Person: Howard Shapiro
Phone Number: (503) 296-8500
Email Address: firstname.lastname@example.org
Physical Address: Legacy Good Samaritan, 2nd Floor Conference Room, 1040 N.W. 22nd Ave., Portland, OR
Westside Brain Injury Group
Services Provided: This group provides support for the survivor of brain injury and their family.
Meeting Time: 7:00 pm on the 1st Monday
Contact Person: Carol Altman
Phone Number: (503) 640-0818
Email Address: email@example.com
Physical Address: Tuality Health Education Building, 334 S.E. Eighth Ave., Hillsboro, OR
Providence Neuro Rehab Support Group
Services Provided: This support group is for people recovering from stroke, brain injury and other neurological conditions.
Meeting Time: 3rd Tuesday of every month, 1:30-3 pm
Comments: This group has been meeting for approximately 10 years and has a strong base of committed attendees.
Contact Person: Janet Murphy
Phone Number: (541) 732-5679
Physical Address: Providence Portland Medical Center, Rehabilitation Dining Room (ask for directions at the info desk)
Thrive Support Group
Services Provided: Support groups for teenage and young adult brain injury survivors age 15-25. Group meets the 3rd Saturday of every month from 12:30pm – 2:30pm.
Comments: Free pizza for attendees of the meeting. Have fun in a safe and confidential environment. Social and share your thoughts and frustrations with other survivors. Occasional movies and guest speakers.
Contact Person: Pat Murray
Phone Number: 503-752-6065
Email Address: firstname.lastname@example.org
Physical Address: Legacy Emanuel Hospital, 501 N. Graham, West Conference Room, Portland, Oregon, 97227; park in parking structure #2.
PUERTAS DE ESPERANZA (Grupo En Español)
Description: Somos una Comunidad Unida. Todos son Bienvenidos. Somos una comunidad activa, y afectada por lesiones cerebrales en el área de Portland. Nuestras reuniones y actividades proveen un ambiente de aceptación, apoyo, motivación y desarrollo social.
Invitamos a que personas con lesiones cerebrales, familiares, amigos, y personas de apoyo atiendan a nuestro grupo y eventos.
Por favor registrese si planea asistir llamando al sigueinte numero de telefono: (503) 530-0046
O escribanos a: email@example.com
Por favor contáctenos por teléfono para darle la dirección de lugar donde tendremos nuestras juntas.
Brain Injury Alliance of Oregon
Services Provided: 1) Information, referral & support, 2) Conferences, 3) Help with OHP, 4) Veteran help, 5) Hospital visits and 6) Legal issues
Contact Person: Sherry Stock
Phone Number: 1-800-544-5243
Email Address: firstname.lastname@example.org
Physical Address: Brain Injury Alliance of Oregon, PO Box 549, Molalla, OR 97038