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Hands On Car Wash Opening on Saturdays

VOCEC’s Hands on Car Wash at Providence Care Hospital in Kingston will now be open on Saturdays. Read more here.

One-hour express and exterior “Zippy” washes will be available by appointment. Prices start at $25.00. Book online or call 613-544-0711. Click here to visit the Hands on Car Wash website.








National Bereavement Day November 19 2019

Date: Nov. 19, 2019

Time: 6:30 – 7:30 p.m.

Where: Providence Care Hospital Kingston

Details: National Bereavement Day is on Nov. 19. Speakers will discuss  coping with grief together through living and grieving. Read more on our page.





Upcoming Caregiver Connect

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Wednesday 04 December 2019

 To RSVP or if you have questions, contact

Michelle (SEO ABI System Navigator) through this webpage, directly at [email protected]
  or by telephone 613-547-6969 ext. 37165







Support Not Stigma in Kingston

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Thursday, November 21, 2019. 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Cost: $50.00 Lunch and a t-shirt provided!

Register now for KFL&A’s inaugural substance use networking event

Support Not Stigma   Read more here




LivingWell South East offering FREE new workshops

Attend sessions at Living Well in person or through various short online workshops (1 to 2 hours) offered to the entire province.

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New workshop to South East, Cancer: Thriving and Surviving


Kingston November 12th, 2019 to December 17th, 2019

To Register: Sarah at 613-549-6666 ext. 7987


Belleville Date: February 18 to March 24, 2020

To Register: Program Secretary at 613-962-0000







Deepak Chopra’s 21-Day Meditation Experience

Via an online, interactive program

Enjoy easy access to the daily program anytime, anywhere from your mobile phone, tablet, or computer. Learn more about Deepak’s all-new 21-Day Meditation Experience, The Path to Empowerment here

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Visit our page here.





FREE Education Sessions on Supporting Persons with Brain Injury & Stroke

Please follow the link here for our page and to see the flyer and information on how to register for these FREE education sessions focused on supporting persons who have experienced an acquired brain injury (ABI) or stroke.






Thank you for attending the Provincial ABI Conference

The Conference theme is: Forging New Pathways  •  Navigating Challenges  •  Exploring Breakthroughs

2019 Provincial ABI Conference was November 6 – 8, 2019 in Niagara Falls, Ontario.

For more information about this event, visit our page.







The Brain Basics Training by OBIA – Belleville, ON November 28-29, 2019

Hosted by Brain Injury Association of Quinte District (BIAQD).

Please see our webpage for more information

The Brain Basics Program is designed to provide front line Health Care Workers, Caregivers, Survivors and others with an introduction to the world of Brain Injury.









BIAQD Fundraisers:

Wooden Sign Making and Uncorked 2019

Brain Injury Association Quinte District (BIAQD) is teaming up with Jen Pries Studio on the Farm to host a Wooden Sign Painting Party Fundraiser November 28th 2019.

Tickets are $55 per person – Be sure to ask about the Friends and Family Discount…..

You MUST choose your design when you register, you won’t be disappointed. Click here to Register



Join the Brain Injury Association Quinte District (BIAQD) for a fantastic Evening filled with great food, musical entertainment, live and silent auctions, dessert auction, and more!

Visit the BIAQD events webpage or read more here.






FREE ODSP & tax credit webinar on November 13th, 2019 at 7:00 pm


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Kenneth Pope and Crystal Terris will discuss how to obtain maximum ODSP benefits, utilize tax credits available and everything in between

Learn about:

• How to maximize your ODSP benefits and the common issues people face
• How to obtain the DTC credit and the common barriers encountered
• Using the Caregiver credit and how the criteria has changed

Click HERE to register

To see Kenneth C. Pope’s YouTube Page click here.







Kingston’s first bike box  at Princess and Division Streets.

Bike Boxes allow cyclists to be more visible to motorists at intersections. Motorists cannot turn right on a red light at an intersection with a bike box. READ MORE…


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It’s time to roll up your sleeves and get your annual flu shot.

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Protect Against the Flu (influenza). It is a contagious virus that can infect anyone. You can protect yourself from catching it or avoid spreading it to others. More information available at  HPE Public Health.

The Flu Shot Is Your Best Defence!



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 Thank you Nancy and OBIA for the FREE Caregiver Events

Check out if the Workshops are coming to you! 30 locations across the province (including three of five planned Pediatric workshops, sponsored by Gluckstein Lawyers) have been announced and online registration is continuing.


See the OBIA general poster here.













On demand viewing of WEBINAR on Pacing & Planning Strategies

Please click here for more information about on demand viewing.









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Have you taken advantage of ConnectProtect?

To learn more, follow the link.

If you know someone who lives in a community where MedicAlert Connect Protect service has been established and will benefit from the service, please recommend that they sign up today









Enhancing Hiring Practices to Maximize Business Performance

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October 22, 2019, Learn how Belleville businesses have benefited from hiring people who have a disability.








Alzheimer Society Coffee Break

Read more here about the Coffee Break® Fundraising Campaign









Navigator Update Fall 2019:

Providing a Point of Entry for ABI Services Across Southeastern Ontario

Please read about what is going on in Southeastern Ontario regarding Acquired Brain Injury.

Click here to read or print the pdf version of the Fall Newsletter.











HSJCC 2019 Conference

Did you attend the 2019 Provincial HSJCC Conference?



Visit for more details.

How was Session B6: Acquired Brain Injury and Addictions/Mental Health Collaborative for more information click here.







Mental health takes centre ice in Highway of Heroes hockey game

Learn more about the Helping Heroes Heal foundation here.


Read more about the game here

Read article in Kingston Whig Standard  by John MacGillis

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Thank you to DENTISTRY @ MANOTICK  and You Make Me Smile Dental Centre for FREE dental days.

Please read more here and get links to the website and Facebook page.


Please read more here and get links to the website and Facebook page.















2019 Awards of Excellence in Brain Injury Rehabilitation.



To learn more, visit our page about the event.












Register for FREE Caregiver Event

To-date, more than 30 locations across the province (including three of five planned Pediatric workshops, sponsored by Gluckstein Lawyers) have been announced and online registration is continuing.

Pediatric session in Kingston, date & time to be confirmed

Friday 18 October 2019, Belleville 1:00 p.m – 4:00 pm

Monday 21 October 2019, Brockville, 1:00 p.m – 4:00 pm

Tuesday 29 October 2019 Kingston, 10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m

See the OBA general poster here.







Rowan’s Law

September 25 2019








Rowan’s Law (Concussion Safety) will be observed across Ontario on the last Wednesday in September each year. The purpose of Rowan’s Law Day is to increase concussion education awareness, especially in schools.  Read more here

Kingston Gets Active

Try something new or just get out and get moving.

“Fitness-Free-For-All-Week” at Queen’s Athletic and Recreation Centre (Sept 9-14) and “Fitness Frenzie” week at Artillery Park Aquatic and Recreation Centre (Sept 16-22), both offering a variety of fitness classes.

Free Activities all month of September 2019.    Read more.







Refurbished digital devices for eligible low income Canadians.

Lean more about Computers for Schools. It is not just for schools!





Connected for Success: high-speed internet for $9.99

Rogers Communications’ Connected for Success provides high-speed internet access to people living in rent-subsidized non-profit housing. Connected for Success is about bringing more Canadians online and giving them access to the digital economy so they can connect with friends, family, school, work and their future. Read more.






The Aphasia Conversation Group


For the stoke flyer, click here.

An opportunity for adults living with Aphasia to rejoin life’s conversations in a safe, supported environment lead by a Speech Language Pathologist.

For more information click here.








Program that Lowers Electricity Bills for Lower-Income Households




The Ontario Electricity Support Program (OESP) is an Ontario Energy Board (OEB) program that lowers electricity bills for lower-income households. The OESP provides a monthly credit to eligible customers based on household income and household size. The OESP credits are applied directly to eligible customers’ bills. Visit our page on the OESP for more information.




Assistance with School Supplies in HPE

Hastings and Prince Edward counties publicly funded schools: The Good Backpack Program





Get out, play ball and support the KGH Neurosurgery Department

Click here for more information







Feeling low? Stressed? Anxious? BounceBack® can help!

BounceBack®: Reclaim your health is a free skill-building program designed to help adults and youth 15+ manage symptoms of depression and anxiety. It offers two forms of help.

Click here to see our write up


the webpage directly at for more details