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CNIB - CNIB, Ottawa Hub

Record #: 68966993 |  Last Full Update: 3 Aug 2022

Description and Services
Description (Service) COVID-19 (August 3, 2022): Office hours are by appointment only. For virtual programming information, visit the CNIB website.

Nationwide, community and clinic-based vision rehabilitation services for those with vision loss
  • community-based programming for people who are partially-sighted, blind, or deaf blind, families, friends and members of the community
On-site programs include:
  • Peer support
  • Recreational activities
  • Accessible technology training
  • Youth programming
  • Nanji Family Foundation CNIB SmartLife Centre
Off-site programs include:
  • Advocacy resources
  • Ambassador program
  • Vision mate program
Summer Program - Lake Joseph Centre:
  • National program
  • Mix of rehabilitation and recreational programs for people who are living with vision loss or other disabilities
Phone it Forward Program:
  • National donation program that gives smartphones to people with sight loss who need them
Hours By appointment only, call 613-563-4021
Eligibility No restrictions

  • residents of Eastern Ontario of all ages who are blind and partially-sighted

Phone it Forward Program:

  • Canadian residents living with sight loss and registered with the CNIB Foundation

Languages American Sign Language, English, French
Application Call or visit website for more information ; Phone it Forward Program: To get a smartphone, call 1-833-554-5020 ; To donate a phone, visit for more information
Location & Accessibility
Service Area Frontenac County, Hastings County, Lanark County, Leeds and Grenville United Counties, Lennox and Addington County, Ottawa, Prescott and Russell United Counties, Prince Edward County, Renfrew County, Stormont, Dundas and Glengarry United Counties

Lansdowne Park, 425 Marché Way
Suite 104
Ottawa, ON K1S 5J3

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Physical Access Fully Accessible
Contact Information
Office 613-563-4021
Fax 613-563-1898
TTY 613-567-2937
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