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Contact Information
Toll Free Phone 1-866-518-0000
TTY Phone 1-877-215-9530
Fax 1-855-587-6219
E-Mail info@chs.ca
Website www.chs.ca
Address & Map
Holland Cross
1620 Scott St, Suite 13
Ottawa, ON K1Y 4S7
 
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Physical Access Fully Accessible
Description & 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
Areas Served Ottawa (City of) ; Prescott and Russell United Counties ; Renfrew County ; Stormont, Dundas and Glengarry United Counties
Eligibility Culturally Deaf, oral deaf, deafened and hard of hearing people
Application Call to apply
Languages English ; French ; American Sign Language (ASL) ; Quebec Sign Language (LSQ) ; Interpretive Services
Fees Service - Fees for certain services
Bus Route Notes OC Transpo OC Travel Planner or Route Timetable
Other Details
Social Media Facebook Facebook: www.facebook.com/chssco
Twitter Twitter: twitter.com/CHSCanada
YouTube YouTube: www.youtube.com/user/CHSCanadaTV
Legal Status (50) Non Profit
Established 1962
Funding Provincial - Ministry of Children, Community and Social Services * Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care * Local Health Integration Network * Ministry of Colleges and Universities ; Donations - Charitable Registration Number: 106846926 RR0001 ; United Way ; Foundation - Ontario Trillium Foundation
Elections The Board of Directors is elected.
Date Updated 27 Jun 2019
Subjects
Service Categories Assistive Technology Information ~ Hearing Loss ; Case/Care Management ~ Hearing Loss ; Disability Associations ~ Hearing Loss ; Disease/Disability Information ~ Hearing Loss ; Family Counselling ~ Hearing Loss ; Health/Disability Related Counselling ~ Hearing Loss ; Hearing Augmentation Aids ; Outreach Programs ~ Older Adults ~ Hearing Loss ; Sign Language Instruction

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