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Support Programs

HeadSpin: Youth & Young Adult Support Group

This group has been designed for high functioning youth and young adults with an ABI or for individuals who present with similar challenges. The group is centred around community-based leisure activities and encourages social connections.

The age of HeadSpin members range between 18 to late 30s. Driven by member interests, some programs have included activities such as a cooking class, billiards, paint night, volunteering, games night, etc.

The members of HeadSpin pay a fee for each activity depending on its cost. It is quite typical for this cost to range anywhere between $5 – $10.00 – $25.00.

Sign Up For This Program

Meet other youth and young adults in a supportive environment. 

Show up and be yourself!

To register for this group, please contact us by email at: headspin@biaph.com

Upcoming Meetings for HeadSpin

Due to Covid, HeadSpin will meet virtually through Zoom







Thursday, Sept 02, 2021

No Meeting on Sept 2

We are taking a break for the week and will see everyone next week on September 9.



Thursday, Sept 09, 2021

Music Trivia

Music through the ages How well do you know your music trivia?



Thursday, Sept 16, 2021

Microwave Caramel Apples

Apples covered in caramel what could be better! Join us for some fun in making caramel apples.



Thursday, Sept 23, 2021

Art Night A Night of Watercolours

We will take pre registration by Sept 14, 2021. We will be using supplies provided during our previous art nights.



Thursday, Sept 30, 2021

Games Night

Join us for some surprise games



Thursday, Oct 07, 2021

Art Night

We will take pre registration by Sept 28, 2021. We provide a list of supplies needed for the art night.



Thursday, Oct 14, 2021

Trivia Night

Mystery Trivia covered to stump you! Join us for some surprise trivia.



Thursday, Oct 21, 2021

Baking Night

We will be baking Chocolate Chip Muffins. Ingredients needed will be listed on the weekly flyer.



Thursday, Oct 28, 2021

Pumpkin Carving

Join us in some creative work making pumpkin creations. This activity may be modified if needed.

What People Say About Us

The respite caregiver knows his abilities and weaknesses. He is prone to be very, very quiet and she draws him out and makes him speak. She is a gentle and kind person who brings him some socializing that he otherwise would not have. The program has exceeded our expectations. The respite caregiver is a gem and we have come to love her!
Caregiver Relief Program, Recipient
I have really enjoyed people sharing their stories and hearing the speakers present. There have been some very informative speakers. Just listening to others helps me not feel alone and connected to others, you feel like somebody else understands what you're going through. For those thinking about attending a group I would say come with an open mind and expect to receive something good. It doesn't matter where the group is, there's always something good.
Adult Support Group, Member
Having a local support group (BIAPH), helped me a lot during my recovery. It has been great to meet other survivors that can relate to you and understand you and your situation. I made a whole new group of friends. I had wonderful experiences finally connecting with other survivors. The local support groups helped me share some of my challenges and learn from others.
Youth and Young Adult Support Group, Member
By having my husband be able to take back his previous responsibility of the weekly grocery shopping (with the assistance of a respite caregiver), he has become more self-confident in himself and it makes him feel good that he is able to help out with the weekly household chores.
Caregiver Relief Program, Recipient

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