Meet the 2024 GEEK recipients

OBI's GEEK (Growing Expertise in Evaluation and Knowledge Translation) program provides funding, evaluation expertise, and support to community-led programs and services for people living with brain disorders. Get to know the four community organizations awarded with GEEK funding in 2024.

2024 GEEKs

  • Ozerdinc Grimes Family Regional Psychosis Clinic

    The Royal
    The Royal – Ozerdinc Grimes Family Regional Psychosis Clinic (Ottawa): Extending the Integrated Schizophrenia Recovery Program, the Ozerdinc Grimes Family Regional Psychosis Clinic offers needs-based, secondary-level care options, including evidence-based interventions, psychoeducation, peer support, and essential services within a shared decision-making structure.
  • Senior's Corner Program

    Progress Place
    Progress Place – Senior's Corner Program (Toronto): Supporting seniors to age in place with dignity, the Senior's Corner Program provides mental health support, social connection, community involvement, employment opportunities, and a sense of belonging to enhance mental well-being.
  • ABI Day Program

    City of Ottawa, Inclusive Recreation Branch
    City of Ottawa, Inclusive Recreation Branch – ABI Day Program (Ottawa): Enhancing skills, independence, and wellness for individuals with acquired brain injury discharged from inpatient rehabilitation, the ABI Day Program uses a multidisciplinary approach to support their transition to independent, community-based leisure activities.
  • Correction System Education Program

    Brain Injury Canada
    Brain Injury Canada – Correction System Education Program (National): A comprehensive e-learning course for individuals working in the justice system, this program improves awareness of brain injuries and their impacts. Growth plans include using evaluation-based evidence and lessons learned to expand the reach of the course, adapting it to other justice-related contexts.