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Halton/Peel Region

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Record #: OAK0050 Last Full Update: 03 Mar 2014
Record Details
Former NameCanadian National Institute for the Blind
Contact Numbers
Office Phone905-275-5332
Toll Free Phone1-888-275-5332
TTY Phone905-524-5988
After Hours Phonevoicemail
Contact Information
Address & Map
Sussex Centre
50 Burnhamthorpe Rd W, Suite 300 - Reception
Mississauga, ON L5B 3C2
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Located In CommunityMississauga
Nearest Main IntersectionHurontario St and Burnhamthorpe Rd
Mailing Addressc/o Community Door 
Sussex Centre 
50 Burnhamthorpe Rd W, Ste 300 
Mississauga, ON L5C 3B2
Wheelchair AccessibilityFully Accessible
Social MediaFacebook Facebook, Twitter Twitter, YouTube YouTube
Primary ContactCathy Tufts, Regional Manager, Service and Operations; Phone: 905-275-5332 ext 5367; Email:
Coordinator of VolunteersSusan Cheeseman, Coordinator, Volunteer Services; Phone: 905-275-5332 ext 5379; Email:
Service Details
Areas ServedHalton Region ; Peel Region
DescriptionProvides 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. 
Services and programs include: 
* independent living services * independent travel instruction* computer training * consumer products and assistive technology * low vision services * CNIB library
HoursMon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm * open by appointment only * store open Tue and Thu 9:30 am-3 pm 
* volunteer hours may vary depending on position
Eligibilityanyone who is experiencing difficulties due to vision loss is eligible for CNIB services
Feesno service fees
LanguagesEnglish ; French ; Chinese - Cantonese ; Farsi ; Hindi ; Punjabi ; Interpretive Services - volunteers available as needed
Established30 Mar 1918
FundingProvincial ; Fundraising ; Donations - corporate and Individual ; United Way
Service Level(50) Non Profit ; (51) Registered Charity
Service CategoriesAgency Based Libraries/Resource Centres ~ Visual Impairments ; Assistive Technology Information ~ Visual Impairments ; Disability Associations ~ Visual Impairments ; Disease/Disability Information ~ Visual Impairments