Site: Simcoe/Muskoka

Service: Main Office

Description (Service) Provides vital post-vision loss rehabilitation programs as well as services that focus on meeting the social and emotional needs of people living with vision loss * purpose is to enhance independence for people living with vision loss and to be the leader in promoting vision health * nationwide, community-based, registered charity committed to research, public education and vision health for all Canadians * supports eye doctors who provide information on CNIB services, assistance, guidance and low vision assessments from their offices 
Falls Prevention: changes in vision, whether associated with the aging process or other causes, can increase the risk of falling * use of services and programs provided by CNIB can help those experiencing vision loss remain independent * orientation and mobility services may help seniors be more aware of their surroundings, thus making falls less likely
Service Details
Hours Office: Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm, drop-in for information on CNIB Services, to generate a referral, processing of ID cards * appointments required for low vision assessments, white canes and Daisy demonstrations 
Store for Consumer Products: Tue and Thu from 9 am-4 pm
Areas Served Muskoka District ; Simcoe County
Eligibility Anyone experiencing difficulties as a result of a vision loss * self referral * an eye report from an eye health care professional required for post vision loss rehabilitation services
Application Drop-in service at Barrie office * eye doctor referral form to access CNIB services
Languages English ; French - Website, Publications
Fees None - No charge for services * cost for technical aids/consumer products
Address and Location
Located In Community Barrie
Address & Map
20 Anne St S
Barrie, ON L4N 2C6
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Intersection Anne St S and Dunlop St W
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Contact Information
Office Phone 705-728-3352
Toll Free Phone 1-800-563-0887 * CNIB National office 1-800-563-2642
Fax 705-722-5305
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Primary Contact Mardi Taylor, Regional Manager, Service & Operations; Phone: 705-728-3352 ext 5203; Email:
Volunteer Coordinator Sherri Helsdingen, Coordinator Volunteer Services; Phone: 705-728-3352 ext 5289; Email:

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