Canadian Hearing Services

Site: Mailing Address

Service: Hearing Care Counselling Program

Description
Description (Service) Provides communication and hearing health support services to enable people with a hearing loss carry out daily living activities independently, safely, and with reduced communication difficulties

Services include:
Home Visits
  • provide information or counselling on understanding hearing loss and managing difficult listening situations including the use, care and maintenance of hearing aids and other listening systems
  • help selecting and using specialized communication equipment, e.g. telephones, alarm clocks, television accessories
  • provide referrals to other community services
Accessibility Consulting Services
  • services to help businesses identify current communication barriers, including:
    • facility and technology assessments
    • education and training workshop to meet accessibility needs and comply with all aspects of the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA)
Education and Training
  • for consumers, family, caregivers and general public
  • in-service training to home-support providers, presentations/community displays
Service Details
Hours Hearing Care Counsellors available by appointment only Mon-Fri 9 am-5 pm
Areas Served Simcoe County
Eligibility
  • Seniors 55yrs and up who are deaf, deafened, hard of hearing, have cochlear implants
  • Younger adults with other disabilities as well as a hearing loss
  • inquiries welcome from all ages
Application
Languages English, American Sign Language (ASL)
Fees None
Address and Location
Address & Map
ON
Canada
Contact Information
Office Phone 1-866-518-0000
Toll Free Phone 1-866-518-0000, Emergency Interpreting Services
TTY Phone 1-877-215-9530, Use the keypad to select from menu options
Crisis Phone 416-712-6637, Text Only
Fax 1-866-781-8999
E-Mail info@chs.ca
Website www.chs.ca/
Social Media Facebook Facebook: facebook.com/canadianhearingservices
LinkedIn LinkedIn: www.linkedin.com/company/the-canadian-hearing-society
Twitter Twitter: twitter.com/cdnhearing
YouTube YouTube: youtube.com/CHSCanadaTV
Alternate Contact Kim Nicholson, District Manager; Email: knicholson@chs.ca
Mailing Address c/o Canadian Hearing Services - Toronto Office 
271 Spadina Ave 
Toronto, ON 
Canada M5R 2V3

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