Georgia Support Groups

Shepherd Center – Traumatic Brain Injury and Spinal Cord Injury Support Group
Address: 2020 Peachtree Rd., N.W.
Atlanta, Georgia 30309
Phone: (404) 352-2020

Emory University Hospital’s Center for Rehabilitation Medicine
Address: 1441 Clifton Road, NE
Atlanta, Georgia 30322
Phone: (404) 712-7593

Walton Rehabilitation Hospital—Brain Injury Support Group
Address: 1355 Independence Drive
Augusta, Georgia 30901-1037
Phone: (706) 823-8506

Macon TBI and SCI Support Group

Central Georgia Rehab Hospital
3351 Northside Drive
Macon, Georgia 31210
Meetings held: Every 3rd Tuesday @ 6:00 P.M Bring a dish to share and we eat first!
Contact: Phyllis Dorn
Phone:(478) 960-2804
EMAIL: dornphyllis@yahoo.com
Contact: Rachael Devito
EMAIL: rdevito100@windstream.net

North Georgia Brain Injury Support Group
Jimmy Simpson Foundation
9558 N. Hwy 27Suite B
Rock Spring, Georgia 30739
Meetings Held: Every 2nd Tuesday @ 6:00 PM
Contact: Tina Lovern
Phone: (706)375-9530
EMAIL: tlovern@safehavenjsf.org

Advance Acquired Brain Injury Program

Goodwill Industries
7220 Sallie Mood Dr
Savannah, Georgia 31407
Meetings held: 2nd Thursdays 6:00 – 8:00pm
Contact: Nicolas Pecone
Phone: (912) 354-6611 or (912)-667-6677
EMAIL: npecone@goodwillsavannahga.org
Contact: Paula Ruehling
Phone: (912)354-6611
EMAIL: pruehling@@goodwillsavannahga.org

Grey Matters – Rehab Institute at Memorial Medical Center

4700 Waters Ave.
Savannah, Georgia 31407
Meetings Held: 3rd Thursday @ 5:00 PM
Contact: Jennifer Jolley
Phone: (912) 350-7274
EMAIL: jolleje1@memorialhealth.com
Contact: Ludy Lugo
EMAIL: lugolu1@memorialhealth.com

Saint Marys Hospital TBI And SCI Support Group

1230 Baxter Street
Athens, Georgia 30606
(5h floor, ADL room)
Meetings Held: Every 3rd Monday @ 7:00 P.M.
Contact: Floretta Johnson
Phone: (706) 353-1892 or (706) 389-3550
EMAIL: fbjohnson0521@att.net
Contact: Janice Ward
Phone: (706)548-4397
EMAIL: jward180@charter.net

Miracles Happen Southern Regional Medical Center

11 Upper Riverdale Rd.
Riverdale, Georgia 30274
Meetings Held: Every 2nd Tuesday @ 7:00 P.M.
Contact: Pat Buice (678) 773-4930; superhope@msn.com

Unlimited Possibilities Kennestone Hospital

Outpatient Traumatic Brain Injury Rehab Center
100 Lacy St.
Marietta, Georgia 30060
Meetings Held: Every 1st Tuesday @ 7 P.M.
EMAIL: supportgroup@mindspring.com
Contact: Laura Coomes
Phone: (770) 924-7509
EMAIL: lauracoomes@bellsouth.net
Contact: Doreen Davey
Phone: (770)974-7866
EMAIL: doreend@mindspring.com

Atlanta/Emory Center for Rehab Medicine

Traumatic Brain Injury and Spinal Cord Injury Support Group
1441 Clifton Road
Room 101
Atlanta, Georgia 30030
Meetings Held: Every 2nd Tuesday @ 6:30 P.M.
Contact: Carl Griffith
Phone: (404)409-9339
Contact: Pat Gartrell
Phone: (404)524-6097
EMAIL: gar216@bellsouth.net
Contact: Esther Connor
Phone: (404)731-5958
EMAIL: no1uno9@hotmail.com

VA/TBI Support Group – VA Medical Center

Speech Pathology Dept.
1610 Clifton Road
Decatur, Georgia 30033
Meetings Held: Each 2nd Monday at 1:00 PM
If the 2nd Monday falls on a Holiday the group will meet the following Monday.
Contact: Dr. Inge Thomas
Phone: (404) 329-4654
EMAIL: Inge.Thomas@va.gov

Traumatic Brain Injury Support Group

United Community Bank of Fannin County
4000 Appalachian Highway
Blue Ridge, Georgia 30513
Bank is located next to the Burger King
Meetings Held: Every 2nd Tuesday @ 6:00 P.M.
Contact: Carolyn Stepp
Phone: (706) 492-5308
EMAIL: carolynstepp@etcmail.com

TBI and SCI Support Group

Floyd Behavioral Health
Windwood main level conference room
306 Shorter Ave.
Rome, Georgia 30165
Meetings Held: Every 3rd Thursday @ 6 P.M.
Contact: Linda Studard
Phone: (706) 509-6623
EMAIL: lstudard@floyd.org
Contact: Ginger Cochran
EMAIL: gcochran@floyd.org

Childrens Healthcare of Atlanta at Scottish Rite

Inpatient Comprehensive Rehabilitation Unit (CIRU)
1001 Johnson Ferry Road
Atlanta, Georgia 30342
Two Groups: One for parents; one for children and adolescents
Meetings held 1st Saturday of each month from 10:00 AM to 11:30 AM
Contact: Carol Mallon, Group Leader
Phone: (404) 785-4452
EMAIL: Carol.mallon@choa.org

Mild Brain Injury Support Group – Buckhead
Peachtree Presbyterian Church
3434 Roswell Road
Atlanta, Georgia 30305
Meetings Held: Every 2nd Thursday @ 7:00 P.M.
Contact: Jean Kropa
Phone: (770) 612-0612
EMAIL: Kropa@bellsouth.net
Contact: Jacques and Monique Haust
Phone: (770) 663-8320
EMAIL: jacqueshauss@att.net

North Fulton Support Group

St. David’s Episcopal Church
1015 Old Roswell Road Roswell, Georgia 30076
North Fulton Brain Injury Family Group Meeting
All persons, family and caregivers with any history of brain injury are invited
Located in the Old Parish Hall 3rd Tuesday of each Month 6:45 PM – 8:00 PM
Survivors Brain Injury Support Group – Located in the Education Building
Caregivers may can wait and meet informally in the adjoining classroom 1st Thursday of each Month 1:00 PM
Contact: Stuart Hanzman
Phone: (770) 642-4236 X41
EMAIL: stuarthanzman@aol.com

The Seminole Spirit: A Speech Listening Group

North Brook Methodist Church House
50 Houze Way Rd
Roswell, Georgia 30075
Meetings Held: 1st, 3rd and 5th Fridays 1-2 PM (bring your own lunch)
Contact: Mark Halvorsen
Phone: (404) 434-7452
EMAIL: Seekinmotion2012@gmail.com
Contact: Bill Peet
Phone: (404)255-5145
EMAIL: bpeet@bellsouth.net

Divine Restoration Abounds Support Group

Cup of Life Worship Center
108 Newton Road
Calhoun, Georgia
Meetings Held: 3rd Thursday of each month 6:30 – 8:00 PM
Contact: Leslie DePerro
Phone: (706)263-6961
EMAIL: Ldeperro07@aim.com
Contact: Judi Collins
Phone: (706)548-2660
EMAIL: cjudi@bellsouth.net

Gwinnett TBI and SCI Support Group

First United Methodist Church of Lawrenceville
395 W. Crogan Street
Lawrenceville, Georgia 30045
Meetings Held: Every 3rd Thursday @ 6:00 P.M.
Contact: Dennis Stahl
Phone: (770) 965-9726
EMAIL: stahldennisj@bellsouth.net

Columbus Area Brain Injury Support Group

Columbus Med. Conf. Center
710 Center St.
Columbus, Georgia 31909
Meetings Held: Every 4th Thursday @ 6:30 P.M.
Contact: Kay McCoy
Phone: (706) 565-9298 or (706) 325-2386
EMAIL: Kaymccoy3@hotmail.com
Contact: Marguerite McKinney
EMAIL: mmmckinney1@juno.com

Brain Injury Association of Newton/Rockdale

Conyers Presbyterian Church
911 N. Main Street
Conyers, Georgia 30012
Meetings Held: Every 3rd Monday @ 7 PM
Contact: Tom Houchins
Phone: (404) 316-3193
EMAIL: hthouchins@yahoo.com

The Brain Injury Support Group

NeuroRestorative of Georgia
2501 Center West Parkway
Augusta, Georgia 30909
Meetings Held: Every 2nd Thursday @ 6 P.M.
Contact: Patty Goolsby
Phone: (706) 829-0370
EMAIL: pattyg@wrh.org
Contact: Les Paul Morgan
Phone: (803) 279-9611
EMAIL: mycometpatrol@bellsouth.net

Lost & Found Support Group
First United Methodist Church
CEC Bldg – Youth Room
1401 Maple Dr
Griffin, Georgia 30224
Meetings Held: Every 1st Tuesday @ 7:00 P.M.
Contact: Mark & Sharon Huey
Phone: (770) 233-1660
EMAIL: sharonhuey@bellsouth.net

“Hope” Southwest GA TBI Support Group
Boston Community Center
Boston, Georgia 31626
Meetings Held: 2nd Mon of each month. Covered dish @ 6:30, meeting @ 7:30
Contact: Vickie Gipson
Phone: (229) 224-1680
EMAIL: vickygipson35@yahoo.com
Contact: Rick Gipson
Phone: (229)224-2852
EMAIL: rickygipson54@yahoo.com

Brain & Spinal Injury Trust Fund Commission

2 Peachtree Street NW Suite 26-426
Atlanta, Georgia 30303
Craig Young, Executive Director
Phone: (404) 651-5112;
EMAIL :clyoung@dhr.state.ga.us

Georgia Model Brain Injury System (GAMBIS)

Emory University, Shepherd Center
Atlanta, Georgia
Phone: (404) 350-7560

Multiple Choices Center for Independent Living

Contact: William Holley
850 Gaines School Road
Athens, Georgia 30605
Phone: (706) 549-1020 or (877) 549-1020
EMAIL: information@multiplechoices.us

Walton Options for Independent Living, Inc.

Contact: Tiffany Johnston-Sparks
948 Walton Way
Augusta, Georgia 30901
Phone: (706) 724-6262;
EMAIL: tjohnston@waltonoptions.org

Bainbridge Advocacy Individual Network (BAIN), Inc.

Contact: Virginia Harris
316 West Shotwell Street
Bainbridge, Georgia 39818
Phone: (229) 246-0150 or (888) 830-1530;
EMAIL: bain@surfsouth.com

disABILITY Link

755 Commerce Drive, Suite 105
Decatur, Georgia 30030
Phone: (404) 687-8890;
EMAIL: info@disabilitylink.org

Disability Resource Center

Contact: Bob McGarry
470-A Woods Mill Road
Gainesville, Georgia 30501
Phone: (770) 534-6656 or (888) 534-7144
EMAIL: bob.mcgarry@disabilityresourcecenter.org

Disability Connections / The Middle Georgia CIL

Contact: Jerilyn Leverett
170 College Street
Macon, Georgia 31201
Phone: (478) 741-1425 or (800) 743-2117
EMAIL: dcinfo@disabilityconnections.com

disAbilitylink Northwest Center for Independent Living

Contact: Maia Santamaria
242 North Fifth Avenue
Rome, Georgia 30165
Phone: (706) 314-0008
EMAIL: dbaxley@disabilitylink.org

Living Independence for Everyone (LIFE), Inc.

Contact: Frances Todd
5105 Paulsen Street, Suite 143-B
Savannah, Georgia 31405
Phone: (912) 920-2414
EMAIL: ftodd@lifecil.com

Childrens Healthcare of Atlanta at Scottish Rite (CHOA)

1001 Johnson Ferry Road NE
Atlanta, Georgia 30342-1600
Phone: (404) 785-4458

Day Rehabilitation Program at Childrens Healthcare of Atlanta

993-F Johnson Ferry Road
Suite 260
Atlanta, Georgia 30342
Phone: (404) 845-1300