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Canadian Hearing Services - Canadian Hearing Services, Ottawa Office

Record #: 69041690 |  Last Full Update: 1 Aug 2022

Description and Services
Description (Service) Supports for culturally deaf, oral deaf, deafened and hard of hearing people

General Services:
  • personal counselling
  • audiology and hearing aid program
  • interpreter services
  • mental health counselling
  • employment services
  • information and referral
  • awareness raising
Hearing Healthcare:
  • hearing tests
  • prescriptions for hearing aids, and other assistive devices for adults, seniors and children over 3 years old
  • central auditory processing testing
  • lip reading classes
  • hearing aid orientation sessions
  • dispenses hearing aids, moulds and other devices
  • cleaning and minor repairs on the premises
  • wide variety of loaner aids
Technical Devices:
  • displays and sells a full range of assistive devices such as TTYs, alerting/signaling devices, FM systems, and amplifiers
  • consultation about technical devices available to individuals and organizations wanting to become more accessible to the public
General Social Services:
  • counsellors are fluent in sign language and understand the special needs and concerns of clients
  • personal and family counselling
  • workshops
  • life skills training
  • assistance with social services so clients can maximize independence within the community
Seniors Outreach:
  • provides communication and hearing care support to enable seniors with an acquired hearing loss to carry out daily activities independently and with reduced communication difficulties
  • home visits
Hearing Care Counselling:
  • hard of hearing seniors 55 years and older get help from counsellors in communicating with family and friends
  • ensures a client's safety at home by promoting independence
  • helps clients stay involved in their favorite activities
  • home visits
CONNECT Counselling:
  • accessible counselling and case management services to increase client potential in managing challenging situations more effectively
Sign Language Classes:
  • American Sign Language courses
  • taught by Deaf instructors
  • enrollment limited
Hours Mon-Fri 9 am-5 pm
Eligibility Culturally Deaf, oral deaf, deafened and hard of hearing people
Languages American Sign Language, English, French, Quebec Sign Language (QSL)
Application Call to apply
Location & Accessibility
Service Area Ottawa
Address

1541 Merivale Rd
Suite C
Ottawa, ON K2G 5W1
Canada

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Physical Access Fully Accessible
Contact Information
Office 1-866-518-0000
Fax 1-855-587-6219
TTY 1-877-215-9530
Email info@chs.ca
Website https://www.chs.ca
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