Description & Services
Public Comments Satellite Office located in Elliot Lake
Description (Agency) Offers services, products, and information that remove barriers to communication, advance hearing health, and promote equity for people who are culturally Deaf, oral deaf, deafened and hard of hearing
Agency Services
Description (Service) Offers services, products, and information that remove barriers to communication, advance hearing health, and promote equity for people who are culturally Deaf, oral deaf, deafened and hard of hearing 
  • Offers interpreter and general support services 
  • Sells a full range of assistive technology including TTY's, amplified telephones, visual and amplified alerting/signaling devices, and FM systems  
  • Provides consumers and the general public with information related to hearing loss, hearing protection, and the issues related to being Deaf, deafened, and hard of hearing
 
Administers the following programs: 
  • Communication Technology 
  • CONNECT Counselling Program 
  • Educational Support Services 
  • Employment Services 
  • Hearing Care Counselling 
  • Hearing Help Classes including Speech Reading 
  • Literacy and Basic Skills 
  • Sign Language Interpreting Services 
  • Sign Language Classes
Hours Mon-Fri 9 am-5 pm
Areas Served Algoma District
Boundaries North to Hornepayne and East to Thessalon
Eligibility Individuals who are deaf, deafened or hard of hearing
Application Interpreter Services (American Sign Language-English)  
  • Appointments are to be made through the CHS OIS Scheduling Centre in Ottawa  
  • For daytime service: 1-855-656-3748 or requests@oischs.ca  
  • For emergency service 24/7: 1-866-256-5142 or ois@answerplus.ca  
  • Requires a minimum notice of 3 business days
Languages English ; American Sign Language (ASL) ; Interpretive Services - Upon request
Fees None
Additional Services at this Site
Contact Information
Office Phone 705-946-4320
Toll Free Phone 1-855-819-9169
TTY Phone TTY: 1-877-634-0179
Fax 705-256-7231
E-Mail info@chs.ca
Website www.chs.ca
Primary Contact Wayne King, Regional Program Manager; Phone: 705-946-4320 ext 224; Email: wking@chs.ca
Alternate Contact Tricia Mowbray, Secretary/Receptionist; Phone: 705-946-4320 ext 221; Email: tmowbray@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 ; (80) United Way
Established 1940
Funding Provincial - Ministry of Health and Long Term Care; Ministry of Education; Ministry of Advanced Education and Skills Development ; Fundraising ; Donations ; United Way