Canadian Hearing Society - Sudbury

Site: Sudbury Office

Service: Hearing Care Counselling

Description & Services
Public Comments Priority is given to those aged 55 and older, but the centre will also serve individuals who are under 55 who suffer from hearing loss and require home-based services. These individuals are asked to inquire about General Support Services.
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.

  • Assists individuals who suffer from a hearing loss improve their communication with family and friends, stay involved in social activities, and remain safe and independent at home 
  • Educates care providers, service providers, and support groups on how to provide accessible services for individuals with hearing loss
 
Provides a variety of services, including: 
Communication Devices 
Provides information, demonstrations, and assistance with assistive listening technology, specialized telephones, and alerting devices
 
Education 
Provides family support and communication training, self-help and support groups, and in-service training to home-support providers
 
Information and Counselling 
  • Provides in-home counselling to individuals, families, and other caregivers related to coping with a hearing loss 
  • Helps with the use, care, and maintenance of hearing aids 
  • Provides referrals to other community services
Hours Mon-Fri 9 am-5 pm, after hours by appointment only
Areas Served Killarney ; Manitoulin Island ; Sudbury District
Eligibility Ages: 55 year(s) and up 
 
Individuals who suffer from a hearing loss
Application Call or email for more information or to book an appointment
Languages English ; American Sign Language (ASL) - Langue des Signes Québécoises (LSQ)
Fees None
Additional Service Sites
Contact Information
Office Phone 705-522-1020 Ext 2229
Toll Free Phone 1-800-479-4562
TTY Phone 1-877-817-8205
Fax 705-522-1060
E-Mail achandler@chs.ca
Website www.chs.ca/locations/sudbury
Located In Community Sudbury
Address 1233 Paris St
Sudbury, ON P3E 3B6
 
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Intersection Paris St and Centennial Dr
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Other Details
Legal Status (50) Non Profit
Established 1940
Funding Provincial - Ministry of Health and Long Term Care -- North East Local Health Integration Network (NELHIN);Ministry of Community and Social Services ; United Way - United Way of Sudbury and Nipissing Districts