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Welcome to the Brain Injury Center of Ventura County

The Brain Injury Center was founded out of one Ventura County family's devastating personal experience with traumatic brain injury, when their 17-year old daughter Su Stork was involved in a near fatal auto accident. Finding little to no assistance with the challenges they faced, they worked diligently to develop their own resource network for themselves and other families that followed and started the Brain Injury Support Groups. In 1998, BIC became a 501c3 Nonprofit Corporation and later changed their name to the Brain Injury Center. The agency provided support groups in Camarillo and then Oxnard and Ventura. In 2016, another milestone was achieved as the agency formally began providing Care Transitions services to brain injury survivors and their families as they navigated their way home from the hospital. In 2019, the most recent milestone was achieved as BIC began operating a 6-bed Adult Residential Facility for Brain Injury Survivors.

Su Stork Brain Injury Survivor (1985)

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The Brain Injury Center's mission is to improve the quality of life for those impacted by brain injury living in Ventura County.

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We are a person-centered, trauma informed organization who values the brain injury affected community we serve.  We pride our organization on the highest standards of integrity, compassion and respect.  We value teamwork, community collaboration and recognize that the brain injury survivors of Ventura County are our highest priority.

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We seek to be the trusted leader and partner providing support, resources, services, advocacy and community education for the brain injured survivor, family members and their caregivers our Ventura County community.

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Become a Volunteer

Are you interested in becoming a volunteer, intern or staff member? The Brain Injury Center welcomes inquiries about volunteer positions, academic internships and paid employment.  Please contact us and indicate your interest.

Learn More of Becoming a Volunteer

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Learn More About Brain Injury

Brain injuries (also known as traumatic brain injuries or TBIs) are very serious and range from mild to severe, but all are dangerous and can cause problems for many years or even a lifetime.

Learn All About Brain Injuries

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Meet the Board & Staff

The Brain Injury Center is consumer-driven and consumer-led organization. Staff uses their collective knowledge, experiences and ideas to support consumers in their efforts to live as independently as possible.

Meet the Folks Behind the Brain Injury Center

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Contact Us

Contact us by phone or email. We're often available to respond within 1-2 business days, sometimes sooner. We're ready to assist you and answer any questions you may have about our services.

Contact Us by Phone or Email