Brain Injury Alliance of Colorado

Western Slope/Central Mountain Region – Support Groups for All Types of Brain Injury

List Updated: Sep 21, 2020 @ 2:07 pm

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Cripple Creek - All Vets - All Wars - Brain Injury Support Group

Veterans who have had any type of BI and need support or help finding resources to assist them in daily living.

Aspen Mines Community Center
Address: 166 E. Bennett Ave., Cripple Creek, CO 80813
Currently suspended due to COVID 19 virus - please call to check in with Julie or Gail (2nd Tues / 10:00 - 11:30am normally)

Contact Information

Julie Booz - IL Specialist - 719-661-0105 - jbooz@the-ic.org
Gail Melton - 719-629-6420 - gmelton@the-ic.org

Cripple Creek - Cross Disabilities

People who have had any type of disability and need support or help finding resources to assist them in daily living.

Aspen Mines Community Center
Address: 166 E. Bennett Ave., Cripple Creek, CO 80813
Currently suspended due to COVID 19 virus - please call to check in with Julie or Gail (last Fri / 10:00-11:30am normally)

Contact Information

Julie Booz - IL Specialist - 719-661-0105 - jbooz@the-ic.org
Gail Melton - 719-629-6420 - gmelton@the-ic.org

Cripple Creek - Traumatic Brain Injury Support Group

Brain Injury and stroke survivors, family, friends, community and professionals

Aspen Mine Center
Address: 166 E Bennett Avenue, Cripple Creek, CO 80813
Currently suspended due to COVID 19 virus - please call to check in with Julie or Gail (1st & 3rd Tues / 10:00 -11:30am normally)

Contact Information

Julie Booz - IL Specialist - 719-661-0105 - jbooz@the-ic.org
Gail Melton - 719-629-6420 - gmelton@the-ic.org

Eagle County Brain Injury Support Group

Brain Injury and stroke survivors, family, friends, community and professionals

Edwards Interfaith Chapel
Address: 32138 US-6, Edwards, CO 81632
Zoom meetings on Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays from 2-3:30pm (during COVID 19 virus mandate) join meetings at https://zoom.us/j/520877457. For voice calling ONLY dial +1-301-715-8592 (follow the prompts) US Meeting ID#: 520 877 457

Contact Information

Joy Ariel, RN, BSN - 970-343-0270 - joy.ecbisg@gmail.com
Steve Lucido - 970-376-5218 - steve.ecbisg@gmail.com

Fruita Neurological Support Group

Survivors of stroke, brain injury, neurodegenerative disease or chemo therapy, plus their family members, caregivers and medical professionals.

Colorado Canyons Hospital & Medical Center
Address: 300 W Ottley, Fruita, CO 81521
2nd and 4th Wednesdays 3:30-4:30 RSVP required to meet COVID precautions. Virtual meeting options available. Free transportation within 5 miles of the hospital.

Contact Information

Lisa Jacobson, SLP - 970-858-2147 - ljacobson@fhw.org

Grand Valley Brain Injury & Epilepsy Support Group

brain injury & epilepsy survivors of all ages, family members, professionals or anyone looking for support with/education on neuropathy

Ratekin Tower Apt. Building
Address: 875 Main St, Grand Junction, CO 81502
Currently suspended due to COVID 19 virus - please call to check in with Drene or Bill (1st Wed / 6:00-8:00pm normally)

Contact Information

Drene Stevens - 970-361-5495 - kadyb6@charter.net
Bill Queen - 970-255-1694

Gunnison Brain Injury Support Group

Survivors of brain injury, stroke, or illness & their family or caregivers

Elk Mountain Therapy Associates
Address: 322 N Main Street, Gunnison, CO 81230
Currently suspended due to COVID 19 virus - please call to check in with Nichole (normally - Day & time of meeting varies - call to confirm)

Contact Information

Nichole Baker - 970-641-2001

Hayden/Steamboat Springs Brain Injury Support Group

Survivors of brain injury

Hayden Public Library
Address: 201 E. Jefferson Ave., Hayden, CO 81639
Currently suspended due to COVID 19 virus - please call to check in with Jerry (normally on 2nd Fri call for more detail)

Contact Information

Jerry Van Voorst - - jerry@nwcci.org

Montrose Brain Injury Support Group

Survivors of brain injury

San Juan Living Center
Address: 1043 Ridge St., Montrose, CO 81401
Currently suspended due to COVID 19 virus - please call to check in with Lynn (normally - Day and time varies - call to confirm)

Contact Information

Lynn Neal - 970-596-1064 - lynnneal790@yahoo.com

Montrose Community Brain Injury and Stroke Survivor Support Group

Brain Injury and Stroke Survivor Survivors or anyone with acquired or traumatic brain injury

Address: 114 Apollo Rd., Montrose CO 81401
During COVID pandemic we are meeting virtually through a secure, digital platform - please check with Tracie (normally on second and last Thursday of the month at 11 am)

Contact Information

Tracie Bearden - 970-249-6920 - tbearden@rmtsinc.com

Montrose Memorial Hospital Brain Injury Support Group

Brain Injury and stroke survivors, family, friends, community and professionals

Montrose Memorial Hsp, Conference Rm B
Address: 800 S Third St, Montrose CO 81401
Currently suspended due to COVID 19 virus - please call to check in with Katie (2nd & 4th Thurs / 11:00am-12:00noon normally)

Contact Information

Katie Thomas - 970-252-2588 - kthomas@montrosehospital.com

Summit County - Frisco Brain Injury Support Group

Brain Injury Survivors + their family, friends and caregivers. This Support Group is a place where survivors can: hear how others are dealing with their life - post brain injury; be heard as they share their experience; and where caregivers can learn about the best ways to keep themselves healthy for as long as possible in order to continue helping their survivor indefinitely. This Support Group has a different topic or agenda for each meeting.

St. Anthony’s Summit Med Ctr, 1st Floor Classrooms
Address: 340 Peak One Dr., Frisco, CO 80443
Currently suspended due to COVID 19 virus - please call to check in with Kim or Jennifer (normally - Day and time and event varies - call to confirm)

Contact Information

Kim Ramey - 970-668-0888 - kimramey@centura.org
Jennifer Kagan - 970-668-6121 - jenniferkagan@centura.org

Summit County Brain Injury Support Group

Concussion and Brain Injury Survivors - for young adults, high school - middle school students and their supporters, friends, and family.

Location of meeting varies
Currently suspended due to COVID 19 virus - please call to check in with Melissa or Jennifer (normally- Day, time and activity varies - please call to confirm)

Contact Information

Melissa Volkert - 970-668-6980 - melissavolkert@centura.org
Jennifer Kagan - 970-668-6121 - jenniferkagan@centura.org

Yampa Valley Brain Injury Peer Support Group

People living with brain injuries, including but not limited to Parkinson’s, stroke survivors, Cerebral Palsy, Epilepsy, and Post- Traumatic Stress. Family, friends and loved-ones welcome.

NorthWest Colorado Center for Independence - unless a special event or outing is planned
Address: 1306 Lincoln Ave. Steamboat Springs, CO 80487
Currently suspended due to COVID 19 virus - please call to check in with Ian (4th Friday / 5:30 - 7:00pm normally)

Contact Information

Ian Engle - 303-720-9405 - ian@nwcci.org