To support, advocacy and education in order to promote quality of life that maximizes potential, choice and independence for people affected by brain injury.
BIA Otago provides and ongoing link for those with brain injury in the community as they struggle to rebuild their lives after brain injury.
Note: The main sectors, activities and beneficiaries are bolded.
Provides advice / information / advocacy
Provides services (e.g. care / counselling), Provides human resources (e.g. staff / volunteers), Provides Liaison
Education / training / research, Social services, Sport / recreation, People with disabilities, Support and Liaison
People with disabilities
Children / young people, Older people, General public, Family / whanau
We offer a free service to anyone in Otago affected by brain injury. This includes individuals and their families. Our Liaison Service is supported by a Liaison Officer and Fundraiser/Administrator. The Liaison Officer spends two full days per week in Central Otago and the majority of time in our office in Community House. They also travel to other areas of Otago.
BIA Otago is governed by a Board and has members who pay an annual subscription.
There are approximately 450 clients in Otago
Annual Returns are due within 6 months of a charity’s balance date (financial year-end), or a longer period if an extension has been granted.
Here is a list of all the details changed by the charity, for example adding or removing officers, amending rules, changing balance dates or updating address details.