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Brain Rehabilitation And Injury Network (B.R.A.I.N.) is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization dedicated to advancing the highest level of research, recovery and residual care for adults who suffer from a brain injury, and to providing their families with resources and support.
B.R.A.I.N. offers various therapies, classes, support groups, social activities, resources and referrals to brain injury survivors and their loved-ones. This multi-faceted and unique organization provides a place of understanding and hope to many.
B.R.A.I.N.’s ultimate vision is to build a premier adult community that specializes in offering therapeutic solutions for brain injury survivors. Because each brain injury is unique, the center will be created to address individual needs. With over 1 million brain injuries occurring each year in America, it is time to give a voice to this unrecognized issue.
Our Vision: People First Through Service, Advocacy, Respect, and Choice - A vision for leadership in service and advocacy for individuals with developmental disabilities.
San Andreas Regional Center recognizes the ongoing need for advocacy to sustain the original intent and promise of the Lanterman Developmental Disabilities Act and commits itself to protecting its provisions.
San Andreas Regional Center strives for community partnership and excellence in customer service with its well-trained staff and service providers who use up-to-date technology, are good at what they do and are committed to this vision.
San Andreas Regional Center enables the individuals it serves and their families to determine what happens in their lives.
San Andreas Regional Center fulfills this vision through respect for the people it serves and their families, friends, service providers, agencies, staff, and community.
San Andreas Regional Center accomplishes this vision through an organization that is trusted, responsive, supportive, creative, proactive, well-managed, and people friendly.
Bereaved Parents of the USA has chapters across the country that help grieving parents and families rebuild their lives after the death of a child. We want you to know you are not alone on your grief journey. BPUSA understands and cares about you and knows that as bereaved families, we truly share “A Journey Together.” Once a year we sponsor a National Gathering Conference that offers speakers, workshops, and special events to honor and remember our children.
Information, comfort and support for anyone coping with or anticipating the loss of a loved one, whether that is a person or a cherished animal companion. Includes useful articles on various aspects of loss (including pet loss), recommended book lists, inspirational writings and poetry, and categorized links to dozens of other helpful resources ~ including the Grief Healing Blog and the online Grief Healing Discussion Groups. Hosted by Marty Tousley, CNS-BC, FT, DCC, a nationally certified grief counselor who also specializes in pet loss.
Facing Disability is a web resource with more than 1,000 videos drawn from interviews of people with spinal cord injuries, their families, caregivers and experts.
The Cancer Support Center is here to give strength, guidance and support to anyone living with a cancer diagnosis, as well as to their loved ones. We do this as a community-based, volunteer-driven, donor-supported organization. Our programs, resources and services are always delivered by professional therapists, counselors, nutritionists, and experts; and are provided in a warm, welcoming and nurturing setting at no cost to participants.
The MOSAC site is designed specifically for mothers who have experienced the sexual abuse of one of their children. Life is difficult for mothers following the disclosure of a child's abuse, and they often have few, if any, resources available to them. Mothers sometimes have no supportive family or friends. They often have very little knowledge about child sexual abuse and want to read about and understand what has happened to their children. Most mothers of sexually abused children say that they need and want help following disclosure. This site is designed to be a comprehensive source of information about sexual abuse and to offer support and resources.
You are not alone—The CancerConnect Online Community is a fully moderated, peer-to-peer support group for cancer patients and caregivers. With over 50,000 members the network offers patients and caregivers a thriving community to support the many ongoing needs from diagnosis to survivorship.
Since 1996, GRIOT Circle has provided a welcoming space, culturally sensitive services, and member-centered programming that affirm the lives of LGBTQ elders of color. GRIOT Circle currently serves over 500 members and growing as we increase our outreach and expand our programs. The services are largely provided in Brooklyn, N.Y. but members commute from all neighboring boroughs. GRIOT members range in age from their mid-50’s to late 80’s. Over 90 % of all members are from low-income households; over 65% are retired and live on fixed incomes. Based on a recent survey 90% of GRIOT members identify as being Black, African-American, or Caribbean-American, with the remaining 10% identifying as Latino/a, white, multiracial or other. While we focus on the needs of LGBT elders of color, GRIOT creates a welcoming environment for all people. Services and programs are open to everyone.
AMSSA is a unique province-wide association that strengthens over 70 member agencies as well as hundreds of community stakeholder agencies who serve immigrants and newcomers, and build culturally inclusive communities, with the knowledge, resources and support they need to fulfill their mandates.
Vision: A just and equitable society in which everyone benefits from social and economic inclusion.
Mission: AMSSA facilitates collaborative leadership, knowledge exchange and stakeholder engagement to support agencies that serve immigrants and build culturally inclusive communities.
Values: Inclusiveness, Integrity, Mutual Respect, Equity, Diversity, Collaboration.
Experience: Since 1977 AMSSA has been providing a diverse range of settlement and integration support and capacity building services including developing and facilitating networking and training events and producing highly relevant information resources. AMSSA also convenes a broad range of BC interest and stakeholders groups to discuss and collaborate on immigration, economic and BC community inclusion issues. AMSSA is also one of the first organizations in the sector to frequently use technology as a cost effective, highly accessible engagement model to distribute information and promote dialogue. All of our settlement and integration capacity building activities are infused with innovative approaches, and are based on AMSSA’s deep values of inclusiveness, integrity and collaboration.