Brain Injury Matters

Melbourne State-based

03 9639 7222.

Chat and Chuckle

Godfrey Street Community House
9 Godfrey Street, Bentleigh

Contact Council Service Centre 9524 3333  or email

Coffee with a Twist

Current ABI Self-
advocacy peer supports
Coffee with a twist,
a collaboration with
United Brains, and
Leadership Plus have
3 active ABI self-
advocacy peer support
groups for those with
Zoom meetings Monday,
at noon Wednesday
at 11.00 am Thursday,
at 1:00. pm. A place for
people with acquired
brain injury or carers
to have a conversation
and pass on information.
To book phone Ron 0418
124 406 or Lisa 0455
515 221 Two interactive
groups are conducted
using zoom during
COVID19 and we encourage
you to join us. We have
generally had a speaker
and then informal catch-
Please join us whether
you are a person with ABI,
a carer or another
interested person
perhaps you are able
to speak
about a topic


Compass Clubhouse

Metropolitan Melbourne

9489 4399

Lotus Group

is a coordinated self-help/mutual support group for people with ABI/Brain Impairment and supporters.

Sessions are held in Ross House 247 Flinders Lane Melbourne

Sessions Include:

  • personal journey writing, personal story sharing, meditation, art therapy, gentle chair yoga and breathing exercises, discussions about a variety of topics and making writing a relaxing, joyful and inspirational experience.
  • Carers are welcome and are included in the sessions.
  • Inquirers/Carers/Workers/students/ welcome to visit but please phone first.

Enquiries: Lyn Macdonald

Mob: 0413239236 or “

                  Brain Link

                 Information & referral


1800 677 579

Geelong ABI Clubhouse/Drop-in Centre

Every Tuesday from 10.30 am to 2.30 pm

Eastern Hub Cnr McKillop and Humble Streets East Geelong.                                 This is an accessible Karingal building.

Jacqui Pierce email: page

Parents of young adults with ABI

We meet at                    Contact name
Facebook page              Carol

Phone number           Email address

Life’s Appreciation Group

Supported by the City of Casey and available to Casey residents with an ABI
Fridays 10am- 2pm
$10 including light lunch
Regular BBQs, fishing trips, social and craft activities, speakers and much more
34 Oak Avenue, Doveton
Transport is free to all activities, pick up and drop off by prior arrangement.
Contact Paula Correia: 9791 1449, “

Headway Bendigo

is a non-profit organization dedicated to providing support for those who have acquired a brain injury. Meetings are held on the first Wednesday of the month at Bendigo Neighbourhood House, 21 Neale St. Kennington, beginning at 7:30 pm.

Contact Angelique Whitehouse at the Bendigo Neighbourhood Hub