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Welcome to the Brain Injury Association of Virginia

Something happens – an accident, an illness - and suddenly, a brain injury changes everything. What now? How will you cope with it? Who can you turn to for help? How will you find the resources you need? Brain injury is something most individuals don't think about until it happens to them or their family member. When it does, their lives quickly spin out of control and they need compassionate, informed guidance to navigate the intricate system of care. Founded in 1983 by families and concerned professionals, the Brain Injury Association of Virginia is the only statewide non-profit organization in Virginia exclusively devoted to serving individuals with brain injury, their families, and those that care for and about them. Over 10,000 people find help from BIAV each year.

BIAV exists to be the primary source of information and personal support for thousands of individuals, families and professionals living in Virginia whose lives have been touched by a life-altering, often devastating injury. We provide support and assistance to all Virginians through:
  • a toll-free assistance line that offers compassionate and knowledgeable help
  • public and professional education to increase knowledge and understanding of brain injury
  • outreach activities to improve access to services and programs and foster new relationships and community coalitions
  • awareness of brain injury to increase the public’s general knowledge, build participation in the cause, and enhance our name recognition
  • advocacy to advance public policies that improves access to care, prevents brain injury, and empowers those we serve to secure their rights and obtain the services they need
Our Mission

BIAV is a chartered state affiliate of the Brain Injury Association of America, and together we are... The Voice of Brain Injury through Help, Hope & Healing.

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News & Announcements

RVA Field Day A Great Success28-Apr-2016

BIAV's RVA Field Day was a great success! Over 125 participants came out and everyone had a fantastic time! Thank you to everyone for your support, especially our board members, sponsors, Richmond.. Read More...

Thank You To Our Volunteers!01-Apr-2016

April is National Volunteers Month and BIAV would like to thank all of our volunteers who give their time and energy to programs and events such as our annual conference, support groups, Camp Bruc.. Read More...

Our Campers Need Your Help!28-Mar-2016

Camp Bruce McCoy, a nationally recognized summer camp program for persons with brain injury, is fast approaching! Camp will again be held at the Triple R Ranch in Chesapeake on May 22 - 28 and May.. Read More...

BIAV Awards 2016 Weinstock Award to Marty Donlan23-Mar-2016

The Weinstock Award was established in 2006 by the Brain Injury Association of Virginia (BIAV) in honor of Harry Weinstock who served sixteen years with BIAV, fifteen of them as executive director. Ha.. Read More...

Delegate Chris Peace Receives 2016 BIAV Legislator Award23-Mar-2016

BIAV awarded our 2016 Legislator Award to Delegate Chris Peace. Delegate Peace represents the 97th District of the Virginia House of Delegates, which includes part of Hanover, King William, and all of.. Read More...

Virginia Department for Aging and Rehabilitative Services20-Mar-2010

The Department for Aging and Rehabilitative Services (DARS) is the lead state agency for persons with brain injury. The Community Based Services Division includes the Brain Injury Services Coordinatio.. Read More...

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