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Every life matters. Transform one with TABIRS.

ABI is a subject requiring expert attention. Ultimately we want everything to be ok. That’s why TABIRS provides life-changing support, whatever your background.

Intake Application Process

Anyone can make a referral to TABIRS. However, we require the following information prior to bringing the request for service to our Intake Committee:

• A completed ABI Community Profile and relevant brain injury medical and consult reports must be included and submitted to the Toronto ABI Network by fax.

The Toronto ABI Network offers a single point referral service to publicly funded member agencies. Our partner organization CHIRS is a member agency of the Toronto ABI Network.

The application form can be downloaded by clicking here. You can also mail application forms on request.

TABIRS services are offered on a subsidized and fee-for-service service basis. All applicants requesting subsidy will be required to complete an income disclosure as part of the application process.

• Those accessing services with third party funding should also complete the above application form, but must forward it with the relevant medical documentation directly to TABIRS by fax, mail or email.

Once all information is submitted, we will contact you to set up a screening interview with an Intake Facilitator who will then bring the request to the TABIRS Intake Committee for review. A letter will be sent to the individual and/or referring agent with the decision of the Intake Committee. If you and/or the referring agent are dissatisfied with the decision of the Intake Committee, we will provide you with information for appeal.

For further information, please contact:

Shobha Orlando, B.A. Psych, M.Ed. 
Intake Referral Coordinator

Local: (416) 696-6031 
Toll Free: (833) 696-6031 
Fax: (416) 240-119 
Email: shobhao@tabirs.ca

Why choose TABIRS? Here’s how we’re different.

Practical Reports

Designed to be easily interpreted by clients and families, and readily translated into service and care plans.

Specialized Practice

Providing evaluation and intervention with complex co-occurring conditions such as serious mental illness and substance use.

Significant Expertise

Our assessors are experienced with medical legal evaluations and are confident courtroom experts.

Long-Term Care Specialists

As clinicians who provide ongoing intervention for clients in the community, we are well positioned to advise on long-term care needs and costs as well.

Discover the difference our rehabilitation and support services can make.
Please call us today at (416)-696-6031, toll free: 833-696-6031.

We transform lives.
Help us do more for the community.

A gift to the CHIRS Foundation is a wonderful way to pay tribute or make a dfference to those
living with ABI and their families. Your donations help with undertaking more ABI research,
consistently improving care facilities, and employing even more influential members of staff.

People Also Asked

What services do you provide?

We provide a wide range of flexible and specialist ABI rehabilitation and support services from Adult Day Services to NeuropsychologicalServices. Please visit our Services page to discover the full range of ways we can help.

Where is TABIRS based?

Toronto ABI Rehab Specialists Limited (TABIRS) is based at 62 Finch Avenue West, Toronto, Ontario M2N 7G1. When visiting us, there are a limited number of parking spaces behind our building. Please visit our Contact Us page for directions to our office.

What clinical credentials does TABIRS have?

TABIRS benefits from first-hand access to two professional neuropsychologists with over 35 years of combined industry experience. Find out more about specialist clinicians Dr. Carolyn Lemsky and Dr. Michelle Busse by visiting their bio pages.

How does TABIRS work with CHIRS?

TABIRS works solely in collaboration with Community Head Injury Resource Services of Toronto (CHIRS). We provide a broad range of life-changing services to the ABI community on a fee-for-service basis. TABIRS benefits from CHIRS’ expertise and reputation developed and refined over 40 years.

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