Canadian Hearing Society - Thunder Bay

Site: Thunder Bay - Regional Office

Service: Northern Literacy and Lifeskills Program

Description & Services
Public Comments
  • Bell Relay Service is a communication link over the telephone between Deaf and hearing people 
  • To talk to a deaf/hard of hearing person through the Bell Relay Service call 1-800-855-0511 
  • Give the name, area code and telephone number of the person you are calling 
  • Speak slowly so the operator can type what you are saying 
  • The operator will place the call and tell you to "go ahead" when the person you are calling answers 
  • Deaf/hard of hearing people dial 711 for the Bell Relay Service operator
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.

Offers literacy, numeracy and essential skills services to assist in transitioning to employment, apprenticeship, secondary-school credit, post-secondary education or independence
Hours Mon-Fri 9 am-5 pm
Areas Served Thunder Bay
Eligibility
  • Primarily serves adult learners wanting to improve their literacy and numeracy skills to achieve goals of further education and training, employment or increased independence 
  • Must have facility in English and literacy skills below Grade 12 of the Ontario Curriculum
Application Call to arrange interview
Languages English ; American Sign Language (ASL)
Fees None
Additional Service Sites
Contact Information
Office Phone 807-623-1646
Toll Free Phone 1-866-646-0514 
TTY:1-877-634-0183
TTY Phone TTY: 807-623-5639
Fax 807-623-4815
Website www.chs.ca
Primary Contact Karen Higginson, Program Coordinator
Site Location South Ward
Located In Community Thunder Bay
Address Victoriaville Centre
125 Syndicate Ave S, Ste 35
Thunder Bay, ON P7E 6H8
 
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Intersection Syndicate Ave S and Donald St
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Other Details
Legal Status (50) Non Profit
Funding Provincial - Ministry of Advanced Education and Skills Development ; United Way