Capability Support Services

Site: Mailing Address

Service: VIS-ABLE Program

Contact Information
After Hours Phone 289-408-8000
Fax 905-538-7140
Website capabilitysupport.ca
Primary Contact Mary Konney-Mehsah, Burlington Vis-able Coordinator; Phone: 905-634-6346; Email: mary@capabilitysupport.ca
Alternate Contact Christine Heath, Associate Director, Community Programs; Phone: 289-408-8000 ext 206; Email: chris@capabilitysupport.ca
Email Form capabilitysupport.ca/contact-capability-services-inc/
Agency Information
Legal Status (50) Non Profit
Established April 1, 2008
Primary Executive Steve Sherrer, CEO, Thrive Group; Phone: 289-309-8477 ext 561; Fax: 905-383-1099; Email: sserrer@thrivegroup.ca
Funding Provincial - HNHB LHIN
Description and Service Details
Description (Service) Program provided in partnership with CNIB that provides support for individuals with vision loss and additional functional needs due to a permanent physical disability. 
 
Services include: 
* personal care with the aid of an attendant  
* vision loss specific training in the areas of orientation and mobility  
* home and personal management  
* communication skills
Hours Office Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm 
Service Mon-Sun 7 am-11 pm
Areas Served Burlington ; Haldimand County ; Hamilton (City of) ; Norfolk County
Eligibility Ages: 16 year(s) and up 
 
must have both vision loss and a physical disability to qualify for service and require personal care
Application Self referral
Languages English
Fees None
Site Information
Located In Community Burlington
Mailing Address 565 Sanatorium Rd 
Hamilton, ON L9C 7N4
Physical Access Not Applicable
Categories and Classification
Main Category Disabilities ; Health Care
Secondary Category Disability Associations ; Health & Physical Disabilities ; Health and Physical Disabilities
Service Categories Attendant Services for People With Disabilities ~ Visual Impairments ; Disease/Disability Information ~ Visual Impairments ; Independent Living Skills Instruction ~ Deaf-Blindness ; Independent Living Skills Instruction ~ Visual Impairments ; Life Skills Education ~ Physical Disabilities ~ Visual Impairments ; Orientation and Mobility Training ; Subject Specific Public Awareness/Education ~ Visual Impairments ; Voluntary Health Organizations ~ Visual Impairments

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