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Media Resources

BIAFE welcomes members of the national and local media to our new website, redesigned in 2024. Learn more about BIAFE's mission, history, areas of impact and more through the links below and throughout the website.

For media inquiries, please contact us at info@braininjuryforterie.com or at 905-871-7789.

Quick Facts

BIAFE serves clients with acquired brain injuries that result from traumas, stroke and other events.

BIAFE serves no fewer than 130 clients and their families on an on-going basis.

The Brain Injury Association of Fort Erie is among Ontario's earliest BIAs, second only to Ottawa, and serves as the first in the Niagara Region.

Over 160,000 Canadians sustain a brain injury each year. Over 1,000,000 Canadians live with the effects of an acquired brain injury (CBIA).

About 50% of all acquired brain injuries come from falls and motor vehicle accidents (CBIA).

65% of those individuals with an acquired brain injury have trouble with pain (OBIA).

The majority of BIAFE caregivers, particularly in Ontario, are older individuals, with more than 70% being over the age of 50.

Concussions represent approximately 25% of all injuries reported, regardless of gender or of level of competition

65% of clients have been receiving services and support for over 10 years.

All BIAFE services are hosted and operated out of the Program Centre located at 649 Niagara Boulevard in Fort Erie, serving the individuals within southern Niagara. At BIAFE, our programs are versatile, as we understand that the needs of our members are ever-evolving. Primarily, our centre focuses on case management, vocational services, and life skills programming, all of which aim to make life better for everyone we serve. 

Our Programs

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