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Brain Injury Association of Thunder Bay and Area

Inspiring Impactful Change

At the  Brain Injury Association of Thunder Bay and Area, we aim to make a lasting impact in Thunder Bay and Area with support for those who live with the effects of a Brain Injury.​

Who We Are

BIATBA is a Community Association member of the Ontario Brain Injury Association (OBIA). We aspire to fulfill OBIA's mission and vision in Thunder Bay and the Area. OBIA works to enhance the lives of Ontarians living with the effects of acquired brain injury through education, awareness and support. 

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Members Of The Board

A diverse team working to improve supports in our community.

Join our board 

If you're interested in having a say on how BIATBA fulfills its mission and strategic directions, inquire about joining our board.  You can do so by e-mailing our Peer Support Coordinator at

Our Services

Cultural and Artistic Events

BIATBA organizes and collaborates in the organizations of various cultural and artistic events from year-to-year. Below is a list of recent events in which BIATBA participated.


Unmasking Brain Injury

Unmasking Brain Injury in collaboration with BISNO and the Thunder Bay Art Gallery


Colouring Calendar Art Exhibit and contest

Colouring Calendar Art Contest and Art Exhibit during the 2018 Holiday Craft revival at White Macgillivray Lester LLP


"The Rider"

A screening at the North of Superior Film Festival in partnership with BISNO

In the Works

BIATBA Brain Injury Conference 

The conference  may include distinguished keynote speakers, information booths and much more. We anticipate an audience including, but not limited to, ABI Rehabilitation Professionals, Psychologists, Legal Representatives, Social Workers, Nurses, Personal Support Workers, Advocates and Persons with Brain Injury, their Family Members and Caregivers.

How You Can Help


The Brain Injury Association of Thunder Bay and Area has a variety of volunteer opportunities available. Read on to find out more!

  • Want to contribute to the education and recreation of survivors of an acquired brain injury, their families and/or caregivers?  Call Partners-In-Rehab to find out how you could help by contributing to our social and support group or our therapeutic garden.

  • Interested in mentoring someone who is living something similar to your own experience in acquiring a brain injury or caring for a survivor?  Call our Peer Support Coordinator (807-621-4164) to find out how to become a mentor.

  • Have an idea about how you could help BIATBA work toward it's mission and strategic directions? Send us an e-mail about your ideas and we'll get back to you to talk about how we could work together to improve the lives of people impacted by inquired brain injuries. 

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