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Your local team

Support coordinators in your area

Our support starts when you’re newly injured and continues throughout your life. Our regional support coordinators, assisted by a set of dedicated volunteers, all live with spinal cord injury themselves. They’re uniquely qualified to support you, and in addition they’ll connect you to trusted partners and signpost all the other services that can help you.

To connect with your local support coordinator just put your county into the search box below and click submit.

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Find a support coordinator in your area. Just select your county and click the submit button.

East Midlands

Danny Byrne

Danny Bryne

As your first main point of contact with SIA, your support coordinator offers a positive insight into life beyond injury. As well as hope for the future, they’ll impart practical advice on topics as diverse as managing continence, transferring safely, getting back to work, raising a family, driving, holidays, and being an active member of society.

We’ve split the country into ten regions to ensure that everyone gets the network of support they need within their local community.

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East of England

Kevin Ogilvie

As your first main point of contact with SIA, your support coordinator offers a positive insight into life beyond injury. As well as hope for the future, they’ll impart practical advice on topics as diverse as managing continence, transferring safely, getting back to work, raising a family, driving, holidays, and being an active member of society.

We’ve split the country into ten regions to ensure that everyone gets the network of support they need within their local community.

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Greater London

Jack Mannings

As your first main point of contact with SIA, your support coordinator offers a positive insight into life beyond injury. As well as hope for the future, they’ll impart practical advice on topics as diverse as managing continence, transferring safely, getting back to work, raising a family, driving, holidays, and being an active member of society.

We’ve split the country into ten regions to ensure that everyone gets the network of support they need within their local community.

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Northern Ireland

Gary Dawson

As your first main point of contact with SIA, your support coordinator offers a positive insight into life beyond injury. As well as hope for the future, they’ll impart practical advice on topics as diverse as managing continence, transferring safely, getting back to work, raising a family, driving, holidays, and being an active member of society.

We’ve split the country into ten regions to ensure that everyone gets the network of support they need within their local community.

More info

North East & Yorkshire

Andy Wharton

As your first main point of contact with SIA, your support coordinator offers a positive insight into life beyond injury. As well as hope for the future, they’ll impart practical advice on topics as diverse as managing continence, transferring safely, getting back to work, raising a family, driving, holidays, and being an active member of society.

We’ve split the country into ten regions to ensure that everyone gets the network of support they need within their local community.

More info

North West & North Wales

David Eastham

As your first main point of contact with SIA, your support coordinator offers a positive insight into life beyond injury. As well as hope for the future, they’ll impart practical advice on topics as diverse as managing continence, transferring safely, getting back to work, raising a family, driving, holidays, and being an active member of society.

We’ve split the country into ten regions to ensure that everyone gets the network of support they need within their local community.

More info

South East

Harry Langley

As your first main point of contact with SIA, your support coordinator offers a positive insight into life beyond injury. As well as hope for the future, they’ll impart practical advice on topics as diverse as managing continence, transferring safely, getting back to work, raising a family, driving, holidays, and being an active member of society.

We’ve split the country into ten regions to ensure that everyone gets the network of support they need within their local community.

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South Wales & West of England

Gaynor Thompson

Our Support Coordinator, Gaynor Thompson

As your first main point of contact with SIA, your support coordinator offers a positive insight into life beyond injury. As well as hope for the future, they’ll impart practical advice on topics as diverse as managing continence, transferring safely, getting back to work, raising a family, driving, holidays, and being an active member of society.

We’ve split the country into ten regions to ensure that everyone gets the network of support they need within their local community.

More info

South West

Gareth Jones

As your first main point of contact with SIA, your support coordinator offers a positive insight into life beyond injury. As well as hope for the future, they’ll impart practical advice on topics as diverse as managing continence, transferring safely, getting back to work, raising a family, driving, holidays, and being an active member of society.

We’ve split the country into ten regions to ensure that everyone gets the network of support they need within their local community.

More info

West Midlands

Brendan Fitzgerald

As your first main point of contact with SIA, your support coordinator offers a positive insight into life beyond injury. As well as hope for the future, they’ll impart practical advice on topics as diverse as managing continence, transferring safely, getting back to work, raising a family, driving, holidays, and being an active member of society.

We’ve split the country into ten regions to ensure that everyone gets the network of support they need within their local community.

More info

North East and Yorkshire

Richard Devine

Rich Devine

As your first main point of contact with SIA, your support coordinator offers a positive insight into life beyond injury. As well as hope for the future, they’ll impart practical advice on topics as diverse as managing continence, transferring safely, getting back to work, raising a family, driving, holidays, and being an active member of society.

We’ve split the country into ten regions to ensure that everyone gets the network of support they need within their local community.

More info

Support coordinators – building your network of support

As your first main point of contact with us, your support coordinator offers a positive insight into life beyond injury. As well as hope for the future, they’ll impart practical advice on topics as diverse as managing continence, transferring safely, getting back to work, raising a family, driving, holidays, and being an active member of society.

We’ve split the country into ten regions to ensure that everyone gets the support they need within their local community with a coordinated national network of trusted partners to support the diverse needs of all our members.  Local community groups are also being developed across all the regions.

To find out more about what is going on in your area, contact your local support coordinator.

SCI specialist clinicians

However you sustained your spinal cord injury, your body has been through immense trauma. By helping you understand your body now, we can support you to lay down the building blocks for a fulfilled life with spinal cord injury whatever that means for you personally.

We have a team of specialist clinicians – including nurses and an occupational therapist – who all have a wealth of knowledge and experience in the clinical aspects of living with a spinal cord injury.

Find out more

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