Brain Injury ID Cards 


Headway’s ‘Brain Injury I.D Cards’ continue to be a real boon, offering awareness and understanding for brain injury survivors within the community.


The cards are available to anyone aged 18 or over with a brain injury, and best of all, are free of charge. HRH Prince Harry has shown great support for these, too. 


These can be carried with you when out and about in public in shops, pubs, restaurants, public transport, etc, and presented to staff, the general public or emergency services if required, to help make others aware of your injury and its effects.


They’ve helped so many people avoid judgment and frustration, and have instead helped gain patience, understanding and support by raising awareness with the public. 


If you’re interested in applying for a Brain Injury ID Card, please speak get in touch. We can help you complete your verification and application process so that you can get your card quickly and easily.


For more information on the cards, you can visit


Latest News

London Marathon Information Evening, 11th February


Now that our marathon team is full (27 runners in total!), we're really excited to host our annual London Marathon Information Evening on Monday 11th February, to which all 'Team HEN' runners are invited! 


The informal evening, held at our Irthlingborough centre, offers the chance for runners to take a look around our centre, meet fellow participants, and of course a great opportunity for us to meet these amazing people in person! 


Guest speaker this year is Andrew Walker, himself an experienced London Marathon runner, and a member of Team HEN 2019. Andrew will be there to share his knowledge and experiences, and to offer hints/tips about build-up to race day, nutrition, lasting the distance, and of course, recovery.


7.00pm start with an anticipated finishing time of 8.30pm. All RSVP's and vest top size confirmations by Monday 21st January, please.



Fish & Chip quiz night, 26th January!


Our facilitator Freyja and partner Chris belong to 'A Different Direction' choir and are busy fundraising for an amazing trip to perform at New York's Carnegie Hall! 


To aid their funding, they've organised a Fish & Chip Quiz  night on Saturday 26th January at Saxon Hall, Raunds, with all proceeds going towards their event. You may remember the choir from the incredible performance they gave alongside the Headway musicians, 'The Custard Caterpillars' back in October!


Great night guaranteed - for full details, please visit our 'Events' page. 


New Year, New You? Come and be a volunteer!


Want to make a positive change for 2019? Then come and be part of our amazing team of volunteers!


Whether you have a spare day in the week, or even just an hour or two, visit our centre and meet our fantastic people. We have so much to offer those who've survived brain injury - maybe it could be YOU who helps someone re-learn a lost skill, or take on a new one.


For all volunteering enquiries, please call on 01933 652311 or email our deputy manager, Jonny Tudor, on