Canadian Hearing Society

Site: Toronto Regional Office

Service: Canadian Hearing Society

Contact Information
Toll Free Phone 1-866-518-0000
TTY Phone 1-877-215-9530
Fax 1-833-203-4422
E-Mail info@chs.ca
Website www.chs.ca
Primary Contact Vinci Giancola, Intake Counsellor, Employment Services
Alternate Contact Kimberly Wilson, Counselling Services
Agency Information
Description (Agency) Registered Charity
Legal Status (50) Non Profit
Funding Regional / Municipal - Community Service Partnerships (CSP) ; United Way - United Way Greater Toronto
Description and Service Details
Description (Service) Multiservice agency for adults who are deaf, deafened, or hard of hearing * audiology and speech-language pathology * communication devices * hearing aid services * hearing tests * support for coping with hearing loss * American Sign Language (ASL) classes for individuals and businesses

Ontario Interpreter Services -- professional ASL interpreters for medical, legal, business, employment, social and government services

Emergency Interpreter Services -- sign language interpreters for health or mental health emergencies

CONNECT Counselling Services -- counselling for children, youth, adults who are culturally deaf, oral deaf, deafened, hard-of-hearing and their families: counselling around mental health issues, addiction, relationships, domestic violence, or other serious challenges

General Support Services -- support for culturally deaf, oral deaf, deafened, and hard-of-hearing people to help people overcome language and cultural barriers in everyday living situations: case management, referrals, supportive counselling, consumer advocacy, short-term intervention Hearing Care Counselling -- support for hard-of-hearing adults 55+ who are having difficulty with hearing loss, or younger adults with other disabilities as well as hearing loss, requiring home-based services: home visits, education, counselling, communication devices Educational Support Services -- note takers, sign language interpreters and assistive devices for part time postsecondary students

Also site for head office
Hours Mon-Fri 9 am-5 pm * Ontario Interpreter Services -- Mon-Thu 8 pm-8 pm, Fri 8 am-5 pm * Emergency Interpreter Services -- Mon-Sun 24 hours * Counselling Services Mon-Fri 9 am-5 pm
Areas Served Ontario
Boundaries Steeles Ave (north) to Lake Ontario (south), Hwy 427/Etobicoke Creek (west) to Rouge River (east)
Eligibility Varies by program
Languages English ; French ; American Sign Language (ASL) ; Other languages may be available
Fees None - no fees for Counselling Services ; Vary for different services
Site Information
Located In Community Toronto Downtown North
Address & Map
271 Spadina Rd
Toronto, ON M5R 2V3
 
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Intersection Spadina Rd and Davenport Rd
Physical Access Easy access to elevator ; Barrier-free washroom including door and stall ; Wheelchair accessible building including main entrance ; Designated parking in underground parking lot close to elevators
Categories and Classification
HCSD Main Heading Arts / Culture ; Child / Family Services ; Disabilities ; Health Care ; Newcomers ; Youth
HCSD Sub Heading Assistive Devices ; Children with Disabilities ; Disability Associations ; Health & Physical Disabilities ; Health and Physical Disabilities ; Interpretation / Translation ; Language Instruction ; Resources for Children with Disabilities ; Resources for Youth with Disabilities ; Youth with Disabilities
Service Categories Audiological Evaluations ; Disability Associations ~ Hearing Loss ; General Counselling Services ~ Hearing Loss ; Health/Disability Related Counselling ~ Hearing Loss ; Hearing Augmentation Aids ; Hearing Augmentation Aids ~ College/University Students ; Interpretation/Translation ~ Hearing Loss ; Interpretation/Translation ~ Hearing Loss ~ Health Issues ; Sign Language Instruction ; Specialized Telecommunications Equipment ; Speech and Language Pathology ~ Hearing Loss ; Student Disability Services ~ Hearing Loss

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