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CNIB

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
Fax905-275-7710
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
Organization Emailcathy.tufts@cnib.ca
Websitewww.cnib.ca
Social MediaFacebook Facebook, Twitter Twitter, YouTube YouTube
Primary ContactCathy Tufts, Regional Manager, Service and Operations; Phone: 905-275-5332 ext 5367; Email: cathy.tufts@cnib.ca
Coordinator of VolunteersSusan Cheeseman, Coordinator, Volunteer Services; Phone: 905-275-5332 ext 5379; Email: susan.cheeseman@cnib.ca
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
Indexing
Service CategoriesAgency Based Libraries/Resource Centres ~ Visual Impairments ; Assistive Technology Information ~ Visual Impairments ; Disability Associations ~ Visual Impairments ; Disease/Disability Information ~ Visual Impairments