Canadian Hearing Society

Site: Peterborough

Service: General Support Services

Description
Description (Service) As of March 5, 2017, unionized workers with the Canadian Hearing Society are on strike. Call first to confirm services. Please refer to http://www.chs.ca/information-about-labour-disruption-chs for further information and details around specific service disruptions.

* Provides services to support Deaf, deafened and hard of hearing people 16 years and older. * Special Assistance to help consumers overcome language and cultural barriers in everyday living situations; * Short-Term Intervention to assist consumers to deal with an immediate, urgent situation by providing brief intervention; * Case Management to help consumers who need coordinated long-term support in the community; * Supportive Counseling to help individuals and their families find solutions to challenges of everyday living; * Restoration to enable independent functioning by providing coping strategies, information on communication devices and emotional support; * Referral Service to assist consumers to obtain help from other community services; * Consumer Advocacy to promote and support community services to be accessible to culturally deaf, oral deaf, deafened and hard of hearing consumers.
Service Details
Hours Mon - Fri 9 am-5 pm
Dates All Year
Areas Served Durham Region ; Haliburton County ; Kawartha Lakes ; Northumberland County ; Peterborough (County of)
Eligibility Ages: 16 year(s) and up 
 
People who are Deaf, deafened, or hard of hearing, and their families
Application Contact for application
Languages English ; American Sign Language (ASL)
Address and Location
Located In Community Peterborough
Address & Map
315 Reid St
Peterborough, ON K9J 3R2
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Contact Information
Office Phone 705-743-1573
Toll Free Phone 800-213-3848
TTY Phone 888-697-3623
Fax 705-741-0708
Website www.chs.ca
Primary Contact Maggie Doherty-Gilbert, Regional Director; Email: mdgilbert@chs.ca

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