Canadian Hearing Society - Sault Ste Marie

Site: Sault Ste Marie Office

Service: Hearing Care Counselling

Description & Services
Description (Service) Communication Devices 
Provides information, demonstration and assistance with: 
  • Assistive Listening technology such as Personal FM and Infrared systems 
  • Specialized telephones such as amplified, Voice Carry Over (VCO) and TTYs 
  • Alerting devices such as fire/smoke, doorbell, phone, baby cry
 
Education 
Offers education and training to consumers, family members, caregivers and the general public
 
Training can include: 
  • Family support and communication training 
  • Hearing Health Care Clinics 
  • Hearing Help Classes 
  • Speech Reading Classes 
  • In-Service Training 
  • Presentations/Community displays 
  • Self-help and support groups
 
Home Visits 
Provides individual and family counselling in individual's home
 
Counsels on issues related to coping with hearing loss such as:  
  • Understanding your hearing loss 
  • Use, care and maintenance of hearing aids and other listening systems 
  • Managing difficult listening situations 
  • Selecting specialized communication equipment, such as telephones, alarm clocks, television accessories 
  • Referrals to other community services
Hours Mon-Fri 9 am-5 pm
Areas Served Algoma District
Boundaries North to Hornepayne and East to Thessalon
Eligibility Ages: 55 year(s) and up 
 
Communication Devices 
Individuals who are deaf, deafened or hard of hearing
 
Education 
Open to all
 
Home Visits 
  • Priority is given to individuals 55 years of age or older having trouble adapting to hearing loss 
  • Individuals under the age of 55 with other disabilities as well as hearing loss, requiring home-based services are also eligible
Application Call, email, or submit the online form for more information
Languages English ; American Sign Language (ASL) ; Interpretive Services - Upon request
Fees None
Additional Service Sites
Contact Information
Toll Free Phone 1-866-518-0000
TTY Phone TTY: 1-877-215-9530
E-Mail info@chs.ca
Website www.chs.ca
Located In Community Sault Ste. Marie
Address 130 Queen St E
Sault Ste. Marie, ON P6A 1Y5
 
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Intersection Queen St E and Dennis St
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Other Details
Legal Status (50) Non Profit
Funding Provincial - Ministry of Health and Long Term Care; Ministry of Education; Ministry of Training, Colleges and Universities (MTCU) ; Fundraising ; Donations ; United Way