Canadian Hearing Society - Thunder Bay

Site: Thunder Bay - Regional Office

Service: Hearing Care Counselling Services

Description & Services
Description (Service) Provides counselling services to help individuals improve communication with family and friends and stay safe and independent at home
 
Home Visits 
  • Provides individual and family counselling in an 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
 
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 
  • In-Service Training 
  • Presentations/Community displays 
  • Self-help and support groups
Hours Mon-Fri 9 am-5 pm
Areas Served Kenora District ; Rainy River District ; Thunder Bay District
Eligibility Ages: 55 year(s) and up 
 
Communication Devices 
  • Individuals who are deaf, deafened or hard of hearing
 
Education 
  • Open to all
 
Home Visits 
  • Priority is given to individuals 55 years of age or older having trouble adapting to hearing loss 
  • Individuals under the age of 55 with other disabilities as well as hearing loss, requiring home-based services are also eligible
Application Call to make an appointment or for more information
Languages English ; American Sign Language (ASL)
Additional Service Sites
Contact Information
Office Phone 807-623-1646
Toll Free Phone 1-866-646-0514  
TTY: 1-877-634-0183
TTY Phone 807-623-5639
Fax 807-623-4815
Website www.chs.ca
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