Canadian Hearing Society

Site: Mississauga Regional Office

Service: Canadian Hearing Society

Contact Information
Toll Free Phone Voice 1-866-518-0000
TTY Phone 1-877-215-9530
Fax 1-833-203-4421
E-Mail info@chs.ca
Website www.chs.ca
Primary Contact Darrin Ballard, District Supervisor, Central West Region; Email: dballard@chs.ca
Agency Information
Legal Status (50) Non Profit ; (51) Registered Charity
Established 1940
Funding United Way - Peel
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, Mon-Sun 24 hours

Connect Counselling Services -- for mental health issues, addiction, relationship problems, domestic violence or other serious challenges

Educational Support Services -- note takers, sign language interpreters and assistive devices for part time postsecondary students

Settlement Program for Newcomers -- needs assessment and referrals * translation (English and American Sign Language) * form filling * problem solving * information on technical devices, housing, transportation, health, employment, education, the legal system, settlement issues, the local community

Language Instruction for Newcomers to Canada (LINC) -- basic communication skills, reading and writing in English, adapting to life in Canada * instruction is in American Sign Language (ASL)
Hours Mon-Fri 9 am-5 pm * Some evening appointments are available
Areas Served Dufferin County ; Halton Region ; Peel Region
Eligibility Deaf, deafened, oral deaf, and hard of hearing persons of all ages
Languages English ; American Sign Language (ASL)
Fees Fees for some services
Site Information
Located In Community Mississauga (City of)
Address & Map
2227 South Millway, Suite 300
Mississauga, ON L5L 3R6
 
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Intersection Erin Mills Pkwy and Burnhamthorpe Rd W
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Categories and Classification
Service Categories Audiological Evaluations ; Disability Associations ~ Hearing Loss ; English as a Second Language ~ 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 ; Newcomer Settlement Services ~ Hearing Loss ; Sign Language Instruction ; Specialized Telecommunications Equipment ; Speech and Language Pathology ~ Hearing Loss ; Student Disability Services ~ Hearing Loss
Other Details
Resources Provincial magazine (Vibes), brochures, pamphlets

Agency Overview


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