Contact Information
Office Phone 905-878-4932 or 416-449-9651
TTY Phone 905-875-4368 or 416-449-2728
Fax 905-878-4934 or 416-449-8881
E-Mail info@bobrumball.org
Website www.bobrumball.org
Social Media Facebook Facebook: www.facebook.com/The-Bob-Rumball-Foundation-for-the-Deaf-86097284911/
Instagram Instagram: www.instagram.com/bobrumball/
Twitter Twitter: twitter.com/BobRumball
Primary Contact Babette Oliveira, Director, Seniors Services; Phone: 416-449-9651 ext 126
Alternate Contact Darin Kilfoyle, Director of Programs, Developmental Services; Phone: 416-449-9651
Agency Information
Description (Agency) A registered charity that provides better futures for deaf and deafblind children and adults with special needs, to help them reach their full potential, to experience a higher quality of life and strive to be contributing members of society
Legal Status (50) Non Profit
Established 1985
Primary Executive Jane Hooey, Chair of the Board
Alternate Executive Karen Chambers, Chief Executive Officer; Email: kchambers@bobrumball.org
Funding Donations * Ministry of Children, Community and Social Services
Description and Service Details
Description (Service) Offers a variety of care and support services to deaf children, adults and seniors with a variety of needs including:
  • troubled youth
  • intellectual disability and deaf plus individuals
  • youth and adults with behavioural, emotional or psychiatric problems
  • young offenders
  • dually diagnosed individuals

Services include:
  • children's and adult group homes
  • PAH Children's Mental Health Program: partnership with Reach Out Centre for Kids (ROCK) * provide specialized children's mental health service for the deaf and hard of hearing children, youth and their families 
  • Adult Day Services: offer activities, sports and community outings; computer use; motor skill and life skills development among other activities as well as a focus on employment readiness and volunteerism for those who identify an interest in obtaining volunteer or paid employment
  • Assisted Living Program for Deaf Seniors age 65 and older who require personal assistance with activities of daily living
  • Outreach Services: Personal Support Workers (PSW) provide in-home assistance with personal care (bathing, dressing, medications reminder), light housekeeping, laundry and meal preparation
  • respite care and parent relief: provides deaf individuals with special needs who live at home the opportunity to meet new friends and become involved in new activities in a signing environment while offering parents a break from the challenges of daily care
  • Sign Language Services: Classes are offered for hearing individuals from Grade 9 and up * courses are provided in Toronto and Milton & American Sign Language (ASL) instructors are certified to teach using the Signing Naturally Curriculum


Services and Programs:
  • Adult Day Services
  • Ernest C. Drury School for the Deaf
  • PAH!
Hours Mon-Fri 8:30am-5:30pm
Areas Served Milton
Boundaries Milton
Eligibility Deaf, deafblind and hard of hearing with special needs
Application Visit the website to download program applications
Languages English ; French ; American Sign Language (ASL)
Fees call the office for fee details
Site Information
Site Location Milton (Old Milton)
Located In Community Milton
Address & Map
7801 5 Sideroad
Milton, ON L9T 2X7
Intersection Hwy 25 and 5 Sideroad
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Categories and Classification
HCSD Main Heading Arts / Culture ; Child / Family Services ; Disabilities ; Employment / Training ; Health Care ; Housing / Shelter ; Youth
HCSD Sub Heading Children with Disabilities ; Disabilities Employment Program Resources ; Disabilities Employment Programs ; Home Support Programs ; Language Instruction ; Programs for Home Support ; Resources for Children with Disabilities ; Resources for Youth with Disabilities ; Supportive Housing ; Youth with Disabilities
Service Categories Group Homes for Children and Youth with Disabilities ~ Hearing Loss ; Prevocational Training ~ Hearing Loss ; Respite Care ~ Hearing Loss ; Sign Language Instruction ; Supportive Housing for People with Disabilities ~ Hearing Loss

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