Aims and objectives


Our mission is:

To promote understanding of all aspects of brain injury and provide information, support and services to survivors, their families and carers. In addition, Headway will campaign to reduce the incidence of brain injury.

Our objectives are:



    • To increase awareness and understanding of brain injury and its consequences


    • To initiate activities and campaigns which will reduce the incidence of brain injury


    • To provide information and support for people with brain injuries, their relatives, carers and concerned professional people


    • To promote improved approaches to brain injury screening, acute care, assessment, rehabilitation and community reintegration


    • To assist people with brain injuries to return to community living, including access to appropriate accommodation, social outlets and productive activity


    • To support and help to establish Headway Groups throughout the UK in furtherance of the charity’s mission statement and encourage them to address the needs of all sections of the community




The Headway helpline is a free, confidential service available to anyone with a question about brain injury – from survivors and carers to students and professionals.

We can discuss a wide range of issues relating to brain injury, from the initial injury and its effects, to long-term rehabilitation and support.

Helpline 0808 800 2244


“Whether it seemed like the daftest question in the world or the most serious of matters, Headway picked us up and guided us on our way. Nine years on, they still do.”

Location & Contact Details


190 Bagnall Road

Old Basford



Opening Times

Mon-Fri 8.30am-4.30pm

Email Address


01206 482460/01206 845945 Ext 2010