Ontario Brain Injury Association

The Ontario Brain Injury Association (OBIA) is a provincial not-for-profit, charitable organization. Our mission is to enhance the lives of Ontarians living with the effects of acquired brain injury (ABI) through education, awareness and support.

OBIA’s services include:

  • information and resources on acquired brain injury
  • 1-800-263-5404 Support line
  • personal advocacy and support
  • training and education for families and professionals


The Myalgic Encephalomyelitis Association of Ontario (MEAO) provides information, support and hope for people living with Myalgic Encephalomyelitis, sometimes known as Chronic Fatigue Syndrome. Or ME/CFS for short. We also provide information on the related illnesses of Fibromyalgia (FM) and Multiple Chemical Sensitivities (MCS). The MEAO is a volunteer-run organization that has been serving the community since 1991. We offer information and support to people living with the illnesses, as well as family members, physicians and other professionals, and the general public.