Resource Facilitation

is our corner stone service and is a partnership that helps people and communities choose, get and keep information, services and supports to make informed choices and meet their goals.  The collaborative process involves participants (individuals with brain injury and their personal support systems) working in partnership with facilitators (individuals who provide assistance in navigating systems) to achieve agreed upon goals.  You are always welcome to visit our in-house Resource Library



Our Vision: 

A world where all preventable brain injuries are prevented, all unpreventable brain injuries are minimized and all individuals who have experienced brain injury maximize their quality of life.

Our Mission:

To offer assistance, provide resources, and create a better future through brain injury prevention, education, and advocacy

Our Programs and Services = Our Goals: 

Brain Injury Resource Center of Wisconsin In Waukesha

511 North Grand Ave, Waukesha, WI 53186

Main ​Phone 262-770-4882 / Fax 262-436-1747

Open Tu, We, Thu from 1p until 5p

General Email:

Bus service is available to the BIRCofWI through Waukesha Metro transit.

​Meet our awesome Volunteer Staff and Board of Directors

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​​Bethany Rieth Memorial Garden is very special addition to our Waukesha location is dedicated to all those who have suffered a loss of a loved one.    Live, Laugh, Love are the words and manner in which Bethnay chose to live her life.  The one she exemplified the most was LOVE!  ​Take time to visit, relax, and reflect.  Whether you are struggling with how to cope with life after surviving a brain injury or you are grieving the loss of a loved one, (open spring through fall)  the garden is waiting for you.  Visit our Ideas for Healing page for inspiration and information.

CBIST and fellow TBI survivor Kathy Richardson heads up the RF Team

The head of the BIRC Bulletin Team is co-founder and TBI survivor Mrs. Bari Rieth

Bari is quoted as saying, "The BIRC Bulletin is meant to provide its readers with information about brain injury, recovery and everything in-between."   Our goal is for the BIRC Bulletin to be used for informational purposes and for readers to be able to use the BIRC Bulletin in combination with our Resource Facilitation Service to obtain the information they are seeking.  The BIRC Bulletin has now changed to being published bi-annually, in March and September.  We are always on the lookout for writers and contributors.  Consider becoming a member of the BIRC Bulletin Team today.  Interested in advertising?  Reasonable rates and an audience tailored to your product and / or service is waiting to hear about you.     Download our Media Kit for details.  

Mark Schmitt's Creativ/Edge Studio 

has been made possible by the generosity of the Schmitt Family.     Often times survivors and caregivers a re looking for an alternative to fill thier afternoon.  The studio was created for just that purpose.    It is for those affected by ABI and TBI who enjoy working with their creative hands, digging deep inside their creative minds, and opening up their creative spirit to make something beautiful.  Explore everything from wine cork creations to mandalas to jewelry making and more!   Creations that are Gift Shop quality items can be purchased at our BIRC Gift Shop and help to support this program.

The GIFT SHOP and the STUDIO  are open every  TUE-WED-and THU  from 1:00 pm until 5:00 pm  

Reserve your studio time today!


​Brain Injury: I can explain it to you, but I cannot understand it for you™

We are a 501C3, Registered Charity 27-4483622, Tax Exempt Organization

We are 100% funded through the generosity of people like you

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