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) 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 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-3:30 pm 
Appointments for counselling and interpretive services: Mon-Fri 9 am-5 pm
Areas Served Kenora District ; Rainy River District ; Thunder Bay District
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 807-623-1646
Toll Free Phone 1-866-646-0514  
TTY: 1-877-634-0183
After Hours Phone Ontario Interpreting Services 
Emergency interpreting service Mon-Sun 24 hours: 1-866-256-5142 or ois@answerplus.ca
TTY Phone TTY: 1-877-634-0183
Fax 807-623-4815
Website www.chs.ca
Site Location Victoriaville Centre
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 E
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 Community and Social Services; Ministry of Advanced Education and Skills Development ; United Way