Brain Injury Alliance of Colorado

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

List Updated: Jul 8, 2021 @ 12:06 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 Heads Up For Hope (HUH) - Brain Injury Support Group & Caregiver Support Group - (https://headsupforhope.org/)

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

Zoom Only Meetings
1st & 3rd Mondays of the month / 5:30-7:00pm (Meditation prior to every meeting for 5-10 minutes)

Register through our Facebook page (https://www.facebook.com/groups/1093312491001893) or contact us at info@headsupforhope.com

Contact Information

Diane Smooke - 970-368-2898 - diane@headsupforhope.com
Leslie Davis - 970-390-0916 - leslie@headsupforhope.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 - Brain Injury Support Group

Brain Injury survivors + their family, friends and caregivers are welcome. This support group is a place where survivors and loved ones can hear how others are living their lives post brain injury, and be heard as they share their experiences. We focus on inviting medical and holistic health providers to share how they contribute to the brain injury healing process, exploring restorative and calming strategies to cope with brain injury symptoms, and offering socialization opportunities. This group is free, meets monthly, and has a different topic or agenda for each meeting. Date, time, and location vary. This group is supported through Brain Injury Alliance of Colorado, St. Anthony’s Summit Medical Center, and Avalanche Physical Therapy in Frisco, Colorado.

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
Melissa Volkert - 970-668-6980 - melissavolkert@centura.org

Teen-Zoom BI Support Group

for teenagers who have survived a brain injury or have family members who have survived a brain injury

https://us02web.zoom.us/j/83303119348
second Monday 11:00am - 1:00pm

Contact Information

Mark Condon - 720-410-8342 - mark@biacolorado.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