Brain injury affects different people in different ways but often it will have life-changing impacts. We are a local, independent charity who work to equip people to find new pathways through life after a brain, spinal, or other complex injury.
Our Values - Ā Mātou Uara
We care; we work with empathy and compassion
Ko tātou whakaute
We are respectful; we value and appreciate the people and environment we work within
Ko tātou whakakotahi
We are inclusive; we work as a team encouraging collaboration
Ia tātou ia rawe i te reira tika
We do it right; we use knowledge, education and communication to support us in our work
Stories from those
we've helped and upcoming events
04 November 2022
Elmer's Ōtautahi Elephant Trail!
We are thrilled to announce that Elmer's Ōtautahi Elephant Trail will be coming to Ōtautahi Christchurch in 2023/2024
27 March 2023
Unlocking the knowledge - Matiu’s story
At the Laura Fergusson Brain Injury Trust, we don’t just help those with traumatic brain injuries, but a wide range of injuries, from spinal, to acquired brain injuries. Matiu Payne is a client involved in a broad range of services at LFBIT after suffering a stroke in 2021.
18 April 2023
Housing modifications for increased independence - Michael's story
Our specialist team support people who have had brain injuries, spinal injuries, and any type of complex physical injury, such as a leg or arm amputation. Michael Challis is a client who has been supported by our service for some time, working incredibly hard on his independence and his recovery.
Driven to help our clients achieve independence, inclusion and quality of life.
We have over 220 specialised staff who work together in an interdisciplinary team to provide an integrated and holistic approach to rehabilitation and recovery.Learn more