Canadian Hearing Society - Thunder Bay

Site: Thunder Bay - Regional Office

Service: Ontario Interpreting Services

Description & Services
Public Comments Emergency Interpretation Services Email:
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
Hours Mon-Fri 9 am-3:30 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 crisis that requires immediate attention
  • 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)
Fees Service
Additional Service Sites
Contact Information
Office Phone 807-623-1646 
OIS daytime (Voice): 1-855-656-3748 
OIS daytime (TTY): 1-877-843-0368  
OIS daytime:
Toll Free Phone Thunder Bay Office: 1-866-646-0514
TTY Phone 807-623-5639 
Crisis Phone Emergency Interpretation Services (Voice):1-866-256-5142  
Emergency Interpretation Services (TTY): 1-866-831-4657 
Emergency Interpretation Services:
Fax 807-623-4815
Site Location Victoriaville Centre
Located In Community Thunder Bay
Address 125 Syndicate Ave S, Suite 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
Funding Provincial - Ministry of Health and Long Term Care -- North West Local Health Integration Network (NWLHIN); Ministry of Community and Social Services; Ministry of Advanced Education and Skills Development ; United Way