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Check us out on the Brittany King's Weekend Wellness show. You can listen at https://soundcloud.com/saturday-programming-cfax/june-6-weekend-wellness

We're really excited to announce a fantastic fundraiser:  League and Williams are supporting "Yoga in the Park - with Helena", a series of Yoga classes on Tuesday afternoons from noon to 1 pm starting June 2, 2015 and continuing through August 25, 2015 (weather permitting) in Victoria West Park.  The classes are led by Lambert and Williams legal assistant and trained yoga instructor, Helena Mitchell.  Participation is by donation with the proceeds of the events going to the Victoria Brain Injury Society.

Yoga is a great way to relieve stress, build strength, and increase flexibility for...

My name is Barbara Erickson and I’d like to share a story with you.

 

My story: I have worked in the field of brain injury for nearly a decade. Currently I am a counsellor working with the Island Family Counselling Centre. A major focus of my practice is to work with brain injury survivors and their families. My first introduction to brain injury was when I was hired to provide support and leadership at the Victoria Brain Injury Society. As a service provider, I became very aware of all the challenges relating to a brain injury and the potential for recovery with sufficient supports. As a leader...

We all have such a blast, with donated coffee, tea and donuts from Tim Hortons to help us along before and during the parade, and then assorted large pizzas and water donated by Boston Pizza to round off for lunch after the parade.
 
If you like to take part of the parade this year on Monday, May 18, we would love to hear from you!
 
Please contact Anna or Reception folks by Wednesday, May 13 so that we can ensure you are safely on a list to receive updates and information on how to get involved.

VBIS will be having a documentary crew filming on site on Friday 17th April. If you'd like to take part in the documentary contact our reception and let them know.

We're saying a huge thank you to all our staff, clients, donors and volunteers! You all help make VBIS a wonderful supportive place. We have some fun events planned to say thank you on the 14th, 15th and 16th of April. Watch our website for more information.

Victoria Brain Injury Society is excited to announce a fab fun-filled fundraiser. On Thursday April 30th, Tight Hair and Kick Start will be playing an awesome evening of music to entertain and delight.

Kicking the evening off will be Kick Start. This fantastic four-piece cover band will be taking us back in time with classic rock from today back to the seventies. Tight Hair will then take over the stage to delight and entertain with all your favorite disco, dance and funk tunes from the seventies. Come join us for an evening of great tunes and fun times!

When: Thursday April 30th

Doors at...

“Dancing is fantastic for brain health, as well as physical, emotional and social well-being. Research has found that frequent dancing is one of the best activities for reducing the risk of Alzheimer’s disease and dementia

 

Joanne has trained in numerous forms of dance, including contemporary modern, improvisation and social dance. She has a master’s of education and has been immersed in facilitating groups for 17 years

 

To ensure a spot, please speak to Alex S or Leah at the VBIS reception desk.

We will give you a reminder call before the session.

 

Come on down to the office  to help VBIS celebrate Chinese New Year.

 

Monday 16th to Thursday 19th:

Door prizes, a wishing tree, as well as all the usual activities.

 

Thursday 19th  February  1 PM:

Learn how to cook a delicious, traditional Chinese meal.

 

 

Did you know... a REGISTERED DISABILITY SAVINGS PLAN can help you save for the future?

WHO: If you have a disability and are under 50 years old

WHAT: The Government of Canada can help, even if you do not have money to contribute.

WANT TO LEARN HOW THIS WORKS?

We are holding an information session at VBIS on Monday, March 2 at 1:00pm for about one hour.

Please RSVP to Leah or Alex S at VBIS reception so that we can ensure there is sufficient seating.

This session is funded by the Government of Canada.

 

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