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Brain Injury Matters Inc (BIM) facilitates self-advocacy and community education for people living with an Acquired Brain Injury (ABI). BIM is currently organising events and improving this website to better deliver these services.
We aim to:
- help people living with ABI to realise potential for a full life within a supportive community.
- increase community awareness about ABI.
BIM is based at Ross House, Level 4, 247 Flinders Lane, Melbourne, between Swanston and Elizabeth Streets.
The BIM office opening hours are 10am until 2pm on most week days but the office will be closed when staff are at meetings.
If you contact us by phone or email we can make a time to be there that suits you. BIM office emails and phone messages are checked regularly. To leave a message or make an appointment please email firstname.lastname@example.org or phone
GENERAL INQUIRIES ABOUT ACQUIRED BRAIN INJURY (ABI)
For general inquiries about ABI information and services please contact BrainLink Services.
Free Call: 1800 677 579 Tel (03) 9845 2950
SUPPORT & SELF-ADVOCACY GROUPS
ABI groups closely linked with BIM are United Brains Network of ABI groups, BrainStrength in Berwick and
A Bright Idea group in Mornington. Their details can be found on our contact page..
BIM also has links to many other ABI related groups and now has a formal partnership with the Summer Foundation, Leadership Plus and also VCASP. You can find details on our links page..
The following services are dependent on government and philanthropic funding:
- Information about ABI and self advocacy
- Peer support on a variety of self-advocacy issues
- Raising community awareness about ABI
- Group participation through events, sessions and speaker training
- Special events and projects
- Involvement with the annual Brain Injury Awareness Week
BIM email updates bring you important news about various ABI special events and a link to BIM's newsletter.
Join our BIM News email list
Contact the BIM office if you would prefer to receive regular mail in the post.
You can help support BIM's work by becoming a member. Your membership fee helps BIM to provide services and resources like this website. Simply download the membership form, fill it out and return it to BIM along with your membership fee.