Summit County


Cr3ative Expressions – meets the second Thursday of every month at Summa Rehab Hospital, 29 North Adams Street, Akron, Ohio 44304. For survivors, caregivers and family members. For more information email or check out their Facebook page Cr3ative Expressions Brain Injury Support Group. 

New Beginnings - meets the third Friday of each month from 2-3:30 pm at Copley Place located at 528 Rothrock Road, Copley, Ohio 44321.  This support group has a Facebook page:  New Beginnings Akron TBI Survivors.   For more information contact Dale Fortune at 330-865-4634 or

Wive’s Support Group- meets every other Monday at 6:00 pm in the boardroom at Dr. Frye’s office located at 3200 West Market Street, Suite 205, Fairlawn, Ohio. This meeting is only for women whose husbands have experienced a brain injury. Please call Dr. Frye’s office at 330-836-6825 for information. 

Cuyahoga County


HansonHouse Caregiver Support Group – meets the third Wednesday of the month from 6:00-7:30 pm  at Berea United Methodist Church. Contact the office at 440-234-3525 or HansonHouse  440-234-9900 for further information. Visit their website for further information about their programs: 

Strongsville - meets the last Sunday of every month at Christ Church in Columbia Station from 5-7pm and has 2 separate groups: one for Survivors and one for Caregivers/Supporters.  Contact is Mary Beth Ballenger: and 440-570-0946.  

Euclid TBI Support Group - meets the 2nd Tuesday of the month 7-9pm Euclid Hospital Lake Erie Room.


Medina County

Medina group - meets the 2nd and 4th Tuesdays of every month, (except December) from 4:30pm-6:00pm. This group is for survivors and caregivers. The location is announced monthly. Contact Pam Hunt, Medina County Board of DD, at 330-725-1373 ext. 278, or for location and upcoming events. 

Every One is DIfferent!

Feel free to visit any of the groups as you like.  Each group is different, so don't judge one by the other.  If one doesn't meet your needs, please consider trying another one.

These groups are made up of people who care for each other.  They would love to meet you!  Why not try each one?

Moreover, perhaps your story and your journey will inspire others.