Site: West Region - Hamilton Office

Agency and Service Names
Legal Name Canadian National Institute for the Blind
Contact Information
Office Phone 905-528-8555
Toll Free Phone 1-888-275-5332
TDD Phone 905-524-5988
Fax 905-527-9536
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Primary Contact David Kuhn, Intermediate Secretary / Reception; Phone: 905-528-8555 ext 5311; Email:
Alternate Contact Tammy McLellan, Intermediate Secretary, Client Services; Phone: 905-528-8555 ext 5327; Email:
Volunteer Coordinator David Wallis, Coordinator, Volunteer Services; Phone: 905-528-8555 ext 5304; Email:
Agency Information
Description (Agency) Provides community-based support, knowledge and a national voice to ensure Canadians who are blind or partially sighted have the confidence, skills and opportunities to fully participate in life.
Legal Status (50) Non Profit ; (51) Registered Charity
Established 30 Mar 1918
Primary Executive Cathie Mason, Regional Manager, Service and Operations; Phone: 905-528-8555 ext 5301; Email:
Alternate Executive Cathy Tufts, Regional Manager, Service and Operations; Phone: 1-888-275-5332 ext 5367; Email:
Funding Provincial ; Fundraising ; Donations - Corporate and Individual ; United Way - Burlington and Greater Hamilton
Service Information
Description (Service) Services include: 
* counselling and training  
* services for children and families  
* independent living skills  
* orientation and mobility  
* computer training  
* consumer products and assistive technology  
* low vision services  
* library access and support  
* accessible design services  
* accessible text services
Hours Office: Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm * volunteer hours may vary depending on position 
Store hours: Tue and Thu 9:30 am-12 noon and 1 pm-3:30 pm
Areas Served Brantford ; Burlington ; Hamilton ; St Catharines
Eligibility An eye doctor referral form needs to be completed by your optometrist, ophthalmologist or family doctor prior to receiving Low Vision Services.
Application Contact for information.
Languages English ; French ; American Sign Language (ASL) ; Interpretive Services - Volunteers available as needed
Fees None - no user fees for rehabilitation services ; fee for Lake Joseph Camp
Site Information
Located In Community Hamilton East - Eastern Section
Address & Map
115 Parkdale Ave S
Hamilton, ON L8K 6K4
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Intersection Parkdale Ave S and Queenston Rd
Accessibility Fully Accessible
Taxonomy and Classification
Service Categories Assistive Technology Information ~ Visual Impairments ; Disability Associations ~ Visual Impairments ; Disease/Disability Information ~ Visual Impairments ; Special Libraries ~ Visual Impairments

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