Canadian Hearing Society

Site: Windsor Regional Office

Service: Ontario Interpreting Services

Memos and Bulletins
Public Comments Our highly skilled interpreters use sign language and spoken language to provide clear two-way communication between deaf and hearing people at scheduled meetings and appointments, and in unforeseen emergency situations.  
 
Ontario Interpreting Services (OIS) has been the leading provider of quality interpreting services in Ontario since 1981.  
* interpreters are: internally screened to evaluate their skills, required to undergo a security check, insured and supported through ongoing professional development and training.
Contact Information
Toll Free Phone 1-866-518-0000 (voice) * interpreting@chs.ca * urgent@chs.ca
TTY Phone 1-877-215-9530
Crisis Phone Phone Calls & SMS/Text (English & French): 416-712-6637
E-Mail interpreting@chs.ca
Website www.chs.ca/services/ontario-interpreting-services
Primary Contact Ontario Interpreting Services Scheduling Centre, Ontario Interpreting Services; Phone: (voice) Phone (Business) Phone 1-866-518-0000 * (TTY) Phone (Business) 1-877-215-9530; Fax: 1-833-842-4254; Email: interpreting@chs.ca
Description and Service Details
Description (Service) * American Sign Language/English interpretation services for situations where businesses and organizations need to communicate with Deaf or hard of hearing individuals who use sign language.  
The following list provides examples (not limited to): 
* a job interview 
* a medical appointment 
* a business meeting 
* arranging a mortgage 
* reporting a crime 
* giving evidence in court 
* in crisis in a hospital, shelter, police station, etc. 
Emergency Interpreting Service for medical, mental health, child welfare and police emergencies outside regular business hours see crisis phone field in this listing
Hours Mon-Thu 8 am- 8 pm * Fri, 8 am-5 pm  
* Emergency services: 24 Hrs, 365 days/year
Areas Served Chatham-Kent ; Essex County
Eligibility Persons requiring an interpreter to communicate with individuals who are Deaf or hard of hearing and use American Sign Language
Application * Appointment required 
* Referral accepted
Languages English ; American Sign Language (ASL)
Fees Service - Please contact interpreting@chs.ca for details
Agency Information
Established 1940
Primary Executive Julia Dumanian, CEO and President, Canadian Hearing Society; Phone: (Business) 1-866-518-0000
Funding Provincial - Ministry of Health and Long Term Care; Ministry of Community and Social Services, Ministry of Children and Youth Services ; Fees - for service
Site Information
Located In Community Windsor
Address & Map
300 Giles Blvd E, Unit A-3
Windsor, ON N9A 4C4
 
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Intersection McDougall Ave and Giles Blvd E
Mailing Address 300 Giles Blvd E 
Windsor, ON N9A 4C4
Bus Routes Ottawa 4
Physical Access Fully Accessible - Parking, Washroom, Ramp and Automatic entrance
Other Details
Print Material Pamphlets and brochures

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