Texas Support Resources

Find a Support Group Near You

Now you can search our database of local support groups right here on our site. We suggest you call the support group contact before you attend a meeting for the first time (or if you have not attended recently) to ensure the schedule has not changed.

View below for a list of support groups in your area.

Traumatic Brain Injury Network – TBI Social Community -Trymunity

5900 South Lake Forest Drive Suite 120
McKinney, TX 75070

Amarillo – Panhandle Independent Living Center

Meets: 1st Thursday at 2 pm
Contact: Bart Hill
Phone: 806- 374-1400
Meets at: Panhandle Independent Living Center

Amarillo – Texas Tech Pharmacy School

Meets: 1st and 3rd Thursdays at 7 pm
Contact: JoAnn Robertson
Phone: 806-378-8885
Meets at: Texas Tech Pharmacy School lounge

Angleton – Learning to Live Again

Meets: 4th Thursday of the month from 7:00-8:30pm
Contact: Sheila Lowe
Phone: 979-849-4290
Meets at: First Baptist Church
Address: 237 Locust, Angleton, Texas 77515

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Austin Support Group

Brain Injury Association of Austin
Meets: 1st Tuesday of each month, 7 pm-8:30 pm
Contact: Gloria Young or Leming Xu
Phone: 512-694-6321 to talk with Gloria Young, or
Email: lxu330@gmail.com to contact Leming Xu
Meets at: Mary Lee Foundation Community Center
Address: 1327 Lamar Square Drive, Austin, Texas 78704


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Austin/Round Rock Brain Trauma Support Group

Meets: 3rd Wednesday of the month, 6:30pm-8pm
Contact: Jackie Theaker
Phone: 512-341-1000
Meets at: Round Rock Medical Center, 1st Floor, Classroom 3
Address: 2400 Round Rock Ave., Round Rock, Texas 78681

Austin Brain Injury/Stroke Support Group at CORE

Meets: 3rd Wednesday of Every Month at 7:00,  Two simultaneously run support groups – Session A is for the person hwo has sustained a brain injury or has had a stroke.  Session B is for the family, friends, and/or caregivers of those who have sustained a brain injury or had a stroke.
Contact: -Lori Wright, PhD, Mendi West, LCSW, or Austin Sheffield, MA CBIS
Phone: -512 792 4087
Meets at: CORE Healthcare
Address: 3215 Steck Ave #100, Austin, TX 78757



Dallas Acquired Brain Injury Support Group

Meets: Meets first Tuesday of each month, 6:30 – 8:00 pm.
Contact: Dr. Karen Brewer-Mixon karen.brewer@UTSouthwestern.edu
Meets at: Conference Room 1, UT Southwestern University Hospital – Zale Lipshy.
Address: Dallas, Texas 75390

Dallas – FOCUS Group at Baylor Institute for Rehabilitation

Meets: 1st Tuesday of each month at 2 p.m.
Contact: Laurel Stevens, MS,CCC or Karen O’Hearn, CTRS
Phone: 214-820-9571
Meets at: on the second floor of Baylor Institute for Rehabilitation in Conference Room C.
Address: Dallas, Texas
This group is for survivors, family members, and/or caregivers of TBI survivors.

Dallas – The Brain Injury Support Group

Meets: Meetings are held the 2nd and 4th Wednesday of each month from 7pm-8:30pm
Contact: Sean Godfrey
Phone: 972-834-9057
Meets at: Community Outreach Center
Address: 3014 Oak Lawn Ave., Dallas, Texas 75219

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Denton – Brain Injury Support Group

Meets: Meets first Thursday of the month beginning at 1pm
Contact: Denton Regional Medical Center
Phone: (940) 384-3970
Meets at: Community Room of the Professional Building at Denton Regional
Address: 3535 Interstate 35 Frontage Rd, Denton, Texas 76210

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Edinburg – South Texas Traumatic Brain Injury Support Group

Meets: Meets every third Thursday of the month at 6:00 to 8:00 pm
Contact: Dr. Cynthia Cavazos-Gonzalez or Theresa Yongson
Phone: (956) 362-3550
Meets at:

El Paso – El Paso Brain Injury Support Group

Meets: Meetings are held the 2nd Tuesday of each month at 6:30 p.m.
Contact: Nancy Peters
Phone: 915-319-9553
npeters@mentisneuro.com •
Meets at: Mentis Neuro Rehab
Address: 1831 Murchison Rd., Suite C, El Paso, Texas 79902

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Fort Worth Acquired Brain Injury Support Group

Meets: 2nd Thursday of each month from 1:30pm-3:00pm
Contact: Dorothy Conway
Phone: 817-250-2445
Meets at: TX Health Harris Methodist Hospital, Richardson Tower, Mabee Rehab Center Classroom
Address: 1300 Pennsylvania Ave., Fort Worth, Texas
Support for brain injury survivors, their family members and/or primary caregivers, by providing opportunities for peer support and education.

Fort Worth Stroke Folks

Meets: 3rd Thursday of the month, 4pm-5:30pm
Contact: Sheri Muska
Phone: 817-250-3727
Meets at: Texas Rehabilitation Hospital (cafeteria)
Address: 425 Alabama Ave., Fort Worth, Texas
A support group for stroke patients, their families and loved ones- both past and present.

Fort Worth
Hope After Brain Injury Support Group for brain injury survivors, caregivers, and healthcare professionals
Meets: 2nd Tuesday of each month from 1pm-2:30pm
Contact: Deana Adams, Ph.D., LPC-S
Phone: 817-983-1087
Meets at: Pantego Bible Church
Address: 8001 Anderson Blvd., Room 102, Fort Worth, Texas 76120

Grapevine – Mid-Cities Acquired Brain Injury Caregiver Support Group

Meets: Meetings are held the third Monday of each month 6:30-8:30
Contact: Dr. Karen Brewer-Mixon karen.brewer@UTsouthwestern.edu
Phone: 214-645-4091
Meets at: Ethicus Hospital, cafeteria
Address: 4201 William Tate Ave., Grapevine, Texas 76051

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Houston – Bay Area Brain Injury Support Group

Meets: 1st Tuesday of each month, 6:30 – 8:00 PM
Contact: Curtis Matthias
curtmatthias@att.net, www.bayareabrain.org
Meets at: Gateway Community Church
Address: 760 Clear Lake City Blvd, Webster, TX 77598

Gateway Community Church located on the south side of Clear Lake City Blvd between Hwy 3 and I-45. We meet in the Warehouse Room which is the first door to the right just inside the doors of entrance 5. Entrance 5 is to the right and rear of the main entrance doors, just past the children’s playground.



Houston – Houston Center for Independent Living

Meets: Meetings are held every Friday from 10:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Contact: –
Phone: 713-974-4621
Meets at:
Address: 7000 Regency Square Blvd., Suite 160, Houston, Texas

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Houston – Memorial City Rehab Hospital

Meets: Meetings are held every Tuesday evening at 7:30 p.m.
Contact: Judy Holman
Phone: 713-465-8563
Meets at:
Address:  Houston, Texas

Houston – Online Support Group

Meets: –
Contact: Sabrina Strawn
Phone: –
Brain injury survivors and caregivers are invited to share stories as well as information about resources and events in the Houston area.

Houston – Recovery Awareness Foundation

Meets: –
Contact: Paulette Keeney
Phone: 281-583-0448
knkeeney@aol.com • http://www.tbinet.org/raf/
Meets at: –
Address:  Houston, Texas

Houston – TBI Support Group Quentin Mease Hospital

Meets: Meetings are held every 4th Thursday Next meeting August 23, 2007 3-4 pm
Contact: David or Lynn
Phone: 713-873-3845
Meets at: 2nd Floor In-patient conference Room Quentin Mease Hospital
Address: Houston, Texas

Houston – West Houston Stroke Warriors

Meets: Meets every Saturday 10:30am to noon.
Contact: Kathy Carrico
Phone: 281-588-8517
kathleen.carrico@hcahealthcare.com • http://www.houstonstrokewarriors.com
Meets at:
Address: Houston, Texas
The group meets to discuss individual challenges of the month, build friendships, learn about clinical trials, have fun with art or music. Individuals with aphasia and speech challenges are encouraged to attend either by themselves or with a caregiver. Most members of the group were working up to the day of the stroke, whether they’re 22 or 88. The group meets to hear a 20 minute speaker at the beginning, then discuss progress in recovery, socialize, discuss some stroke articles, recent news.

Longview – Longview Brain Injury Support Group

Meets: 3rd Monday of each month 7:00 – 8:30 pm
Contact: –
Phone: 903- 758-2019
Meets at: Our Redeemer Lutheran Church
Address: 1300 Judson Road, Longview, Texas 75601

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Lubbock – South Plains Brain Injury Alliance

Meets: Second Saturday of each month 10:00–11:30 AM
Contact: Malva Teague-Smith, M.Ed., LPC
Phone: (806) 793-7363
Meets at: LIFE/RUN Independent Living Center
Address: 8240 Boston Ave, Lubbock, Texas 79410

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Plano – Plano Brain Injury Support Group

Meets: Meetings are held the 1st & 3rd Tuesdays
Contact: Jim Burrus
Phone: 972-519-0008
Meets at: Health South
Address: 2800 15th Street, Plano, Texas 75075

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San Antonio – Alamo Head Injury Support Group

Meets: 4th Wednesday of each month 6:00 – 7:30 PM
Contact: Evelyn Tattini
Phone: 210-614-4323
etattini@alamoheadinjury.org • http://www.alamoheadinjury.org
Meets at: Easter Seal Rehabilitation Center
Address: 2203 Babcock Road, San Antonio, Texas 78229

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San Marcos – HOPE for Stroke and Brain Injury Survivors Support Group

Meets: 2nd and 4th Mondays of the month, 1-2:30pm
Contact: –
Phone: 512-753-3818 Please call to register (registration is free)
Meets at: Central Texas Medical Center, Professional Building #102
Address: 1301 Wonder World Dr, San Marcos, Texas 78666

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To learn more about brain injury support groups, contact Texas Brain Injury Alliance at info@texasbia.org.