Canadian Hearing Society - Thunder Bay

Site: Thunder Bay - Regional Office

Service: Ontario Interpreting Services

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Description & Services
Public Comments Emergency Interpretation Services: urgent@chs.ca
Description (Service)
  • Provides American Sign Language (ASL) interpretation - spoken English services  
  • Offers on-site or video remote interpreting (VRI) services 
  • Offers pre-booked daytime and emergency interpretation services
 
Will provide interpreters for various situations, including: 
  • Job interviews 
  • Medical appointments 
  • Business meeting 
  • Giving evidence in court 
  • Arranging a mortgage 
  • In crisis in a hospital, shelter, or police station
Hours Pre-booked interpreting services Mon-Thu 8 am-8 pm * Fri 8 am-5 pm 
Emergency Interpretation Services Mon-Sun 24 hours
Areas Served Kenora District ; Rainy River District ; Thunder Bay District
Eligibility
  • Individuals or agencies who require interpretation services 
  • Emergency Interpretation Services: Individuals who are faced with sudden, unforeseen crises that requires immediate attention
Application
  • Appointments are to be made through the OIS Scheduling Centre in Ottawa 
  • Pre-booked requires a minimum notice of 3 business days
Languages English ; American Sign Language (ASL) - Langue des Signes Québécoises (LSQ)
Fees Service
Additional Service Sites
Contact Information
Office Phone Toll free 1-866-518-0000 Option 1
TTY Phone 1-877-215-9530
Fax Toll free 1-833-842-4255
E-Mail interpreting@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
Funding Provincial - Ministry of Health and Long Term Care -- North West Local Health Integration Network (NWLHIN); Ministry of Children, Community and Social Services; Ministry of Training, Colleges and Universities (MTCU) ; United Way