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Description & Services
Public Comments Satellite Office located in Kenora
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
 
  • 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:  
  • ASL Literacy Consulting Services (under the Ontario Infant Hearing Program) 
  • Communication Devices 
  • CONNECT Counselling Program  
  • General Support Services Counselling 
  • Hearing Care Counselling  
  • Hearing Help Classes 
  • Northern Literacy and Lifeskills Program 
  • Ontario Interpreting Services 
  • Public Education and Information to Communities
 
  • Authorized vendor for Assistive Devices Program (ADP)
Hours Mon-Fri 9 am-12 noon, 1 pm- 5 pm
Areas Served Kenora District ; Rainy River District ; Thunder Bay District
Eligibility No restrictions
Application Call for more information
Languages English ; American Sign Language (ASL)
Fees Membership - Annual or Lifetime
Additional Services at this Site
Contact Information
Office Phone Toll free 1-866-518-0000 Ext 4257
After Hours Phone Ontario Interpreting Services 
Emergency interpreting service Mon-Sun 24 hours: Toll free 1-866-518-0000 Option 1 or email urgent@chs.ca
TTY Phone 1-877-215-9530
Fax Toll free 1-833-842-4255
E-Mail info@chs.ca
Website www.chs.ca
Located In Community Thunder Bay
Address 717B Hewitson St
Thunder Bay, ON P7B 6B5
 
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Intersection Hewitson St and Balmoral St
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Other Details
Legal Status (50) Non Profit
Established 1976
Funding Provincial - Ministry of Health and Long Term Care (MOHLTC) -- North West Local Health Integration Network (NWLHIN); Ministry of Children, Community and Social Services; Ministry of Training, Colleges and Universities (MTCU) ; United Way