Canadian Hearing Society - Thunder Bay

Site: Thunder Bay - Regional Office

Service: Ontario Interpreting Services

Description & Services
Public Comments Emergency Interpretation Services Email:
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 for further information and details around specific service disruptions.

  • 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-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 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, 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
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