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Description: The mission of the Brain Injury Resource Center is to improve access to information and services for individuals with brain injury, their families, and the professionals serving them. The Resource Center houses information on all aspects of brain injury, from the point of initial injury throughout the life span of the individual. 
The Resource Center helps people to help themselves. Services available include: telephone Hotline; information searches; care coordination service; advocacy and skills training .
Areas Served: Seattle, King County, the Pacific NW and the World Wide Web
Eligibility: Brain injury survivors, families, caregivers, and the professionals serving them.
How to apply: Call or email for services
Fees: Most services are free however; fees may apply for some servicesd.

Brain Injury Association of Washington - BIAWA
Phone: 1-800-523-5438
Web site: http://www.biawa.org
Description: Provides assistance to people with brain injury and their families through information and resources, advocacy, educational materials, and support groups
Areas Served:  WA State
Eligibility: Brain injury survivors, families, caregivers, friends, educators, health care professionals etc
How to apply: Call for services

Center for Independence - Out & About Social Group 
10828 Gravelly Lake Dr. SW - Lakewood, WA 98499-
Phone: (253) 582-1253 - (253) 584-4374 TTY
Web: http://www.centerforindependence.org
Email: cfi@centerforindependence.org
Description: Provides resources and services for individuals with brain injuries and their families to more fully access and participate in the community through outreach, advocacy and skills Development. 
Areas Served: Pierce County, South King County and Thurston County, WA
Eligibility: Individuals with disabilities and their caregiver’s / families
How to apply: Call for services

"Come Back Club"  TBI Support Group
808 West Valley Avenue, Puyallup, WA 
Meet place: Puyallup Senior Center 
Phone: 253-588-0174 
Description: Tuesday’s, 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm; information support and referrals
Areas Served: Pierce County
Eligibility: Brain injury survivors
How to apply: Contact Sue Bender for more information

Disability Resource Center - Women with Disabilities Support Group
607 SE Everett Mall Way, Suite 17 - Everett, WA 98208-
Phone: (425) 710-0767 V/TTY - 1-800-315-3583 V/TTY – FAX: 425-347-5768
Web: http://www.wa-ilsc.org/
Email: Ilsc@richpoor.com
Description: Offers support to all women with disabilities. Group members meet to discuss issues surrounding their disabilities, to explore options and to learn about self-advocacy. Monthly meeting topics include: self advocacy, civil rights, and personal assistant care management.
Areas Served: Island, San Juan, Skagit, Snohomish and Whatcom Counties
How to apply: Call for services
Fees: Most services, including support group provided free of charge

Good Samaritan Hospital Rehab Center TBI Support Group
407 14th Ave. SE, Puyallup, WA
Phone: 253-922-9184
Web site: http://www.goodsamhealth.org
Description: 1st and 3rd Thursday of each month, 6 pm - 7:30 
Areas Served: Pierce County
Eligibility: Brain injury survivors
How to apply: Call for more information
Fees: None

Seattle Brain Injury Organization -- Peer Support
Meets at Harborview Medical Center, 
Room 76, Ground West, Patient & Family Resource Center
Phone: 206-782-9093
Description: Peer Support meets 4 - 5:30 pm on the 
2nd & 4th Thursday of each month
Areas Served: Seattle Area
Eligibility: Brain injury survivors
How to apply: Call for more information
Fees: None

South Whidbey TBI Support Group
Phone: 360-678-5392
Description: Brain Injury and Stroke support group 
Areas Served: Island County
Eligibility: Brain injury survivors
How to apply: Phone for more information
Fees: None

Tacoma Area TBI Support Group (TACID)
6315 S. 19th (9th and Pearl area) - Tacoma, WA 
Phone: 253-848-0714 
Web: http://www.tacid.org
Description: Offers information and support Brain Injury Survivors Support Group
Areas Served: Pierce County
How to Apply: Call for information.
Fees: None. 
Online Support

TBI Chat Room Online TBI Support Group
Phone: none
Email: Online only
Web site: http://tbichat.org/
Description: Open 24 hrs a day, meetings at 9pm EST
Areas Served: World Wide Web
Eligibility: Member’s chat
How to apply: Online for sign-up

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