Kootenay Brain Injury Association

Serves the West Kootenay Boundary region including Castlegar, Trail Area, Salmo, Nelson, Kaslo, Grand Forks and Nakusp. The Association also has programs in the East Kootenay region..

Before being able to participate in the Association's activities, individuals must be assessed and referred by Interior Health's Coordinator of Acquired Brain Injury Services .

Services include:

  • Assisting individuals with brain injury and their families to access resources to participate in their communities and support their choices.
  • Delivering outreach services, one-on-one support, and peer support groups to meet the lifelong needs of members.
  • Preventing brain injuries through initiatives to change the risk behaviors within communities.
  • Creating public awareness around the effects of acquired brain injury
  • Group learning space where individuals and community groups build skills and relationships
  • Running a storefront in Trail's Waneta Mall where members can display and sell their hand-made 

In addition the Association has recently established Whole Health Community Teams a new supportive health program in Trail, Castlegar & Nelson for persons with disabilities (not just brain injury).

Check the website or call the Castlegar office to confirm dates, times and locations of support groups and other activities.

Please inquire about Covid 19 protocols.

Address / Contact Info

Kinnard Park Community Church Building
Room 3 - 1250 26th Street Castlegar, BCV1N 4C9

Phone Numbers

Office: (778) 460-4500
Fax: (778) 460-4502

Hours of Operation

Office: Monday to Thursday
9am to 3pm

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This program was last updated on: 09 Mar 2021.