Find a Support Group

Please see below for an alphabetized list of Support Groups in your county.  Support Group information is subject to change. Please contact the support group before you attend a meeting for the first time or if you have not attended recently.  Some groups may take breaks at different times during the year. Always ask to be added to their contact list. If you are interested in starting a support group and consideration for Brain Injury Association of Georgia affiliation please contact us.

Click on a county listed below to view more information.

Bibb

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Macon

Central Georgia Rehab Hospital
3351 Northside Dr
Macon, GA 31210

Meetings held: Every 3rd Tuesday @ 6:00 P.M. You are invited to bring dish to share. Voluntary. We eat first.

Phyllis Dorn (478) 960-2804
dornphyllis@yahoo.com
Rachael Devito
rdevito100@windstream.net

Catoosa/Walker County

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Rock Spring

Jimmy Simpson Foundation
9558 N. Hwy 27
Suite B
Rock Spring, GA 30739

North Georgia Brain Injury Support Group
www.safehavensjf.org

Meetings Held:
Every 2nd Tuesday @ 6:00 PM

Tina Lovern
(706) 375-9530
tlovern@safehavenjsf.org

Chatham

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Savannah

Grey Matters
Rehabilitation Hospital of Savannah
*6150 Seawright Drive
Savannah, GA

*NOTE: SUPPORT GROUP MEETINGS ON HOLD PENDING NEW LOCATION

Meetings Held: ON HOLD PENDING NEW START UP 3rd Thurs @ 5-6 PM

SG MEETINGS ON HOLD PENDING NEW LOCATION

jolleje1@memorialhealth.com

Clarke

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Athens

Athens Support Group

Saint Mary’s Hospital (5h floor, ADL room)
1230 Baxter Street
Athens, GA 30606

Meetings Held: Every 3rd Monday @ 7:00 P.M.

Floretta Johnson
(706) 353-1892 or (706) 389-3550
fbjohnson0521@att.net

Janice Ward
(706)548-4397

Clayton

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Riverdale

Miracles Happen Support Group
Southern Regional Medical Center
11 Upper Riverdale Rd.
Riverdale, GA 30274

Meetings Held: Every 2nd Tuesday @ 7:00 P.M.

Pat Buice
(678) 773-4930
superhope@msn.com

Tiki Carter
(770) 402-4684
tiki4684@gmail.com

Cobb/Cherokee

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Marietta

Unlimited Possibilities Support Group

For all Brain Injuries (TBI/ABI)

Kennestone Hospital – Outpatient Rehab Center
100 Lacy St.
Marietta, GA 30066

View our Facebook Page here.

Meetings Held: Every 1st Tuesday @ 7 P.M.

Breakfast social every Friday at 10 AM at the Whistle Stop Cafe in Kennesaw.  1200 Ernest Barrett Parkway, Kennesaw, GA 30144.  (Corner of Cobb Pkwy/Hwy 41 and Barrett Pkwy strip shopping center)

Kelly Campbell
(678)677-2589
kellyc620@yahoo.com 

Dekalb

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Atlanta

Emory Support Group
Center for Rehab Medicine
1441 Clifton Road, R240
Atlanta, GA 30030

Free Parking in rear. Enter from front Clifton Road entrance of Rehab building, go to the right, hit the telecom speaker button and tell them you are attending the Emory Support Group. Meetings held on 2nd floor, directly across the hall from the rear elevator entrance

Meetings Held: Every 2nd Tuesday @ 6:30 P.M.

Carl Griffith
(404) 409-9339
Carlg1008acg@gmail.com

Pat Gartrell
(404) 401-3295
gar216@bellsouth.net

Esther Connor (Enews)
(404) 414-4971
no1uno9@hotmail.com

Dekalb

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Decatur

VA Support Group

VA Clinic
250 North Arcadia Ave.
Decatur, GA 30030

Peer Visit for Veteran: Need a Peer Visit? Contact Dr. Thomas or jane@braininjurygeorgia for Veteran or family phone peer visit

Meetings Held: Each 2nd Monday at 1:00 P.M. If the 2nd Monday falls on a Holiday the group will meet the following Monday.

Dr. Inge Thomas
(404) 329-4654
Inge.Thomas@va.gov

Fannin

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Blue Ridge

Blue Ridge Support Group

Meetings Held: Every 2nd Tuesday @ 6:00 P.M.

Carolyn Stepp
(706) 492-5308)
carolynstepp@etcmail.com

View out Facebook Page here.

Floyd

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Rome

Rome Support Group

For all Brain Injuries (TBI/ABI)

Floyd Behavioral Health
Windwood – main level conference room
306 Shorter Ave.
Rome, GA 30165

Meetings Held: Every 3rd Thursday @ 6 P.M.

Stayce Van Gorp PT
(770)713-2526)
Svangorp@floyd.org

Molly Burrows
(706) 509-6608
moburrows@floyd.org

Forsyth

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Cumming

Peace of Mind Brain Injury Support group

Northside Hospital-Forsyth
Bennett Education Center Bldg
Meeting Room B
1400 Northside Forsyth Drive
Cumming, GA 30041

Meetings Held: 2nd Thursday @ 7:00 pm.

Callie Palmer
(678)822-3529
c58862@bellsouth.net

Fulton

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Atlanta

BUCKHEAD area:

Mild Brain Injury Support MBISG
Peachtree Presbyterian Church
3434 Roswell Road
Atlanta, GA 30305
http://www.mildbraininjurysupport.org/

Meetings Held: Every 2nd Thursday @ 7:00 P.M.

Jean Kropa
(770) 612-0612
Kropa@bellsouth.net

Art Fuller
art_full@yahoo.com

Jacques and Monique Hauss
jacqueshauss@aol.com 

Fulton

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Alpharetta

North Fulton Support Group NFSG

If anyone is interested in starting a support group in the North Fulton/Alpharetta/Cumming area, please call 404-712-5504 or jane@braininjurygeorgia.org

Fulton

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Roswell

Seminole Spirit, A Speech Language Improvement Group

We are a Toastmasters Speech Craft Group to help survivors improve their speech language articulation, which may include videotaping speeches.

North Brook Methodist Church House
50 Houze Way Rd
Roswell, GA 30075

Meetings held:  1st, 3rd, 5th Fri @ 12:00-2:00 PM.
Bring a lunch.

Please Contact Support Group Leaders to confirm Meeting dates and agenda. Ask to be added to their email list.

Mark Halvorsen
(404)434-7452
Seekinmotion2015@gmail.com

Alex Hill
(404) 514-5043
ahillga@yahoo.com

Bill Peet
(404) 255-5145
emersonpeet3@gmail.com

View our Facebook Page here.

View our agenda here.

Glynn

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Brunswick and Golden Isles

“brainREconnect” Brain Injury Support Group – ABI/TBI

Outpatient Rehabilitation Care Center for Southeast Georgia Health Systems
*2600 Wildwood Ave.
Brunswick, GA 31520

*Support Group meetings are cancelled/pending

Meetings Held: 4th Wednesday 2:30 – 4:00PM

Royce Laidler MA, CCC/SLP, Director
roycelaidler@att.net

Rhonda Hand, Co-Director,
Rhondahand@gmail.com

Gwinnett

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Suwanee - 2 support group meeting dates

New Beginnings Brain Injury Support Group

Annandale Village – Patricia M. Brown Center for Programs

3500 Annandale Lane,
Suwanee, GA 30024-2150

1st Friday of every month: 1:30-3:00 p.m.
(Caregivers meet separately)

3rd Saturday of every month: 10:00 – 11:30 AM

Vickie Thomas
770-945-8381
vickie.thomas@annandale.org

Paige Havens
678-938-4279
havensp@bellsouth.net

Lowndes

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Valdosta

Head Injury and Stroke Support Group

South Georgia Medical Center
2501 North Patterson St.
Valdosta, GA 31602

Meeting Location: Pearlman Cancer Center Conference Room Meetings Held: 2nd Tuesday of each month 6-7 PM (finger foods/snacks provided).

209 Pendleton Drive, Valdosta, GA (Next to the hospital)

View our website here.

Tina Miller
(229)259-4292
Tina.miller@sgmc.org

Muscogee

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Columbus

Columbus Brain Injury Support Group

Contact Kay Jones for meeting details.

 

Brain Injury (ABI/TBI) Support Group and Stroke Support Groups meet at different times.

Meetings held – Call Kay Jones to confirm location and times.

TBI/ABI: 710 Center St. — 4th Wed @ 6:30 PM –
Stroke:   Georgia Regional Medical Center, 710 Center St., 10th Floor Lobby – Tues @ 2 PM

Northside Medical Center, 100 First Ct. – Sun @ 3 PM

Kay McCoy Jones:
Home (706) 565-9298
Cell (706) 325-2386
Kaymccoy3@hotmail.com

Newton/Rockdale

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Conyers

The Disabled Adults and Caregivers Fellowship (DAAC)
Conyers Presbyterian Church
911 Main Street
Conyers, GA 30012

Meetings Held: 3rd Monday of each month – Meal/social 7:00 PM, Program 7:30 PM

Delores McDonald
(770) 981-8424 or Cell (404) 985-3156
dbdjill@comcast.net

Richmond

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Augusta

Augusta Brain Injury Support Group
NeuroRestorative of GA
2501 Center West Parkway
Augusta, GA 30909

Meetings Held: Every 2nd Thursday @ 6 P.M.

Patty Goolsby
(706) 737-9300 or (706) 840-9676 Patty.goolsby@thementornetwork.com

Les Paul Morgan
(803) 279-9611 or (803) 426-6356
mycometpatrol@bellsouth.net
(Note: Les also leads a group in No. Augusta, SC. Contact Les for info)

Spaulding/Lamar/Upson

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Griffin/Barnesville/Thomaston

If anyone is interested in starting a support group please contact BIAG.

If you need to speak to someone (peer phone support) contact:

Mark and Sharon Huey (770) 467-0365 leave a message or email sharonhuey@bellsouth.net

Thomas

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Thomasville

“Hope” Southwest Georgia Support Group

Contact the Gipson’s for meeting details.

They also provide peer visit via phone.

Vickie Gipson (229) 224-1680
vickygipson35@yahoo.com

Rick Gipson (
229) 224-2852
rickygipson54@yahoo.com

Toombs

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Lyons

If anyone is interested in starting a Support Group contact BIAG: 404-712-5504.