Canadian Hearing Society

Site: Chatham - Thames St

Service: Canadian Hearing Society Chatham

Contact Information
Office Phone 519-354-9347
TTY Phone 1-877-872-0589
Fax 519-354-2083
Primary Contact Brian McKenzie, Director of Training and Employment Services, Canadian Heariang Society; Phone: 1-844-253-7241; Fax: 519 253 6630
Description and Service Details
Description (Service) Provides services to deaf, deafened and hard of hearing individuals helping them enhance independence.Encourage services for the prevention of hearing loss. Services to seniors 55+ yrs of age with an acquired hearing loss * coping skills, communication strategies, etc * Home Visits available in which we will come to your home or residence and provide information and counselling to you, your family and other caregivers on issues related to coping with hearing loss such as: Managing difficult listening situations; use, understanding hearing loss; selecting specialized communication equipment ie telephones, alarm clocks, television accessories; referrals to other community services * Employment Services to ensure work place accessibility for deaf, deafened and hard of hearing employees * Marketing Communications distributes unbiased information about hearing loss and its prevention through publications * Ontario Interpreter Services provided for a variety of settings including medical, legal, employment, business, social services, education and government-related * General Social Services provides personal counselling and guidance
Hours By appointment Only
Dates Year round - closed between Christmas and New Year's Day
Areas Served Chatham-Kent
Eligibility Youth; Adults; Seniors; Male and Female; must have a hearing loss
Application By phone; or by appointment ; Needs assessment required; Arrange home visit/assessment; self referral; family, friends, social service agencies, health care professionals/doctors/nurses No waiting list; after referral client will be seen within one week depending on which program referral goes to.
Languages English ; American Sign Language (ASL) ; American Sign Language via interpreter
Fees Service ; N/A
Agency Information
Established 1940
Primary Executive Julia Dumanian, President and CEO, Corporate Secretary, Canadian Hearing Society; Phone: 419-928-2500 ext 224; Email:
Funding Fundraising ; Donations ; United Way ; Fees ; MCH (HCCP only)
Site Information
Located In Community Chatham
Address & Map
75 Thames St, Suite 201
Chatham, ON N7L 1S4
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Intersection Thames St and Colborne St
Physical Access Fully Accessible ; Accessible Entrance; Designated Washroom; Elevator 
Free parking
Other Details
Print Material pamphlets available about service; Vibes - quarterly publication $25 clients only

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