Canadian Hearing Society - Thunder Bay

Site: Kenora Satellite - Mailing Address

Service: Hearing Care Counselling Services

Description & Services
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
Description (Service) Satellite office in Kenora which 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

 
Provides the following services:
 
Communication Devices
 
Provides information, demonstration and assistance with:  
  • Assistive Listening Devices such as Personal FM and Infrared systems  
  • Specialized telephones such as amplified, Voice Carry Over (VCO) and TTYs  
  • Alerting devices such as fire/smoke, doorbell, phone, baby cry
 
Education 
  • Offers education and training to consumers, family members, caregivers and the general public 
  • Training can include: 
    • Family support and communication training  
    • Hearing Health Care Clinics  
    • Hearing Help Classes  
    • Speech Reading Classes  
    • In-Service Training  
    • Presentations/Community displays  
    • Self-help and support groups
 
Home Visits 
  • Provides individual and family counselling in individual's home 
  • Counsels on issues related to coping with hearing loss such as: 
    • Understanding your hearing loss  
    • Use, care and maintenance of hearing aids and other listening systems  
    • Managing difficult listening situations  
    • Selecting specialized communication equipment, such as telephones, alarm clocks, television accessories  
    • Referrals to other community services
Hours Monthly; by appointment; call direct or Thunder Bay office
Areas Served Dryden ; Kenora
Boundaries Kenora District
Eligibility Ages: 55 year(s) and up 
 
  • Older adults with hearing loss 
  • Younger adults with other disabilities as well as hearing loss
Application No application process
Languages English ; American Sign Language (ASL)
Fees None
Contact Information
Office Phone 807-407-1409
Toll Free Phone 1-866-518-0000
After Hours Phone Ontario Interpreter Services 
Emergency service Mon-Sun 24 hours: 1-866-259-7557 or ois@answerplus.ca
TTY Phone 1-877-215-9530
E-Mail ahayes@chs.ca
Website www.chs.ca
Primary Contact Alysha Hayes, Hearing Care Counsellor
Located In Community Kenora
Address Kenora, ON
 
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Mailing Address c/o Canadian Hearing Society - Thunder Bay 
Victoriaville Centre 
125 Syndicate Ave S, Ste 35 
Thunder Bay, ON P7E 6H8
Physical Access Not Applicable
Other Details
Legal Status (50) Non Profit ; (80) United Way
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