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Canadian Hearing Services - Canadian Hearing Services, Ottawa Regional Office

Record #: 69041690 |  Last Full Update: 31 Aug 2020

Description and Services
Description (Service) Supports for culturally deaf, oral deaf, deafened and hard of hearing peopleGeneral Services:* personal counselling* Audiology and Hearing Aid Program* interpreter services* mental health counselling* employment services* information and referral* awareness raisingHearing 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 aidsTechnical 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 publicGeneral 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 visitsHearing 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 visitsCONNECT Counselling:* accessible counselling and case management services to increase client potential in managing challenging situations more effectivelySign 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 (ASL); English; French; Interpretive Services; Quebec Sign Language (LSQ)
Application Call to apply
Location & Accessibility
Service Area Ottawa, Prescott and Russell United Counties, Renfrew County, Stormont, Dundas and Glengarry United Counties
Address

Holland Cross; 1620 Scott St
Suite 13
Ottawa, ON K1Y 4S7
Canada

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