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Canadian Hearing Services
Canadian Hearing Services, Toronto Regional Office

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COVID19 -- Offices closed until further notice
  • hearing aid clinics open by appointment only
  • core services offered virtually continuing to provide emergency support services
  • Emergency Interpreting Services 1-866-518-0000, TTY 1-877-215-9530, urgent@chs.ca, SMS/Text 416-712-6637 (charges may apply)
  • Deaf-Blind Intervening Services 1-866-518-0000, TTY 1-877-215-9530, Allan Wareham awareham@chs.ca
    Multiservice agency for adults who are deaf, deafened, or hard of hearing
  • audiology and speech-language pathology
  • communication devices
  • hearing aid services and hearing tests
  • support for coping with hearing loss
  • American Sign Language (ASL) classes for individuals and businesses
Ontario Interpreter Services -- professional ASL interpreters for medical, legal, business, employment, social and government services  

Emergency Interpreter Services -- sign language interpreters for health or mental health emergencies  

CONNECT Counselling Services -- counselling for children, youth, adults who are culturally deaf, oral deaf, deafened, hard-of-hearing and their families: counselling around mental health issues, addiction, relationships, domestic violence, or other serious challenges  

General Support Services -- support for culturally deaf, oral deaf, deafened, and hard-of-hearing people to help people overcome language and cultural barriers in everyday living situations: case management, referrals, supportive counselling, consumer advocacy, short-term intervention  

Hearing Care Counselling -- support for hard-of-hearing adults 55+ who are having difficulty with hearing loss, or younger adults with other disabilities as well as hearing loss, requiring home-based services: home visits, education, counselling, communication devices  

Educational Support Services -- note takers, sign language interpreters and assistive devices for part time postsecondary students  

Also site for head office
Hours of Operation
Mon
9 am - 5 pm
Tue
9 am - 5 pm
Wed
9 am - 5 pm
Thu
9 am - 5 pm
Fri
9 am - 5 pm
Sat
9 am - 5 pm
Sun
9 am - 5 pm

COVID19 -- no walk-in service Mon-Fri 9 am-5 pm
  • Ontario Interpreter Services -- Mon-Thu 8 pm-8 pm, Fri 8 am-5 pm
  • Emergency Interpreter Services -- Mon-Sun 24 hours
  • Counselling Services Mon-Fri 9 am-5 pm
  • Eligibility
    Varies by program

    Residency Requirements: Steeles Ave (north) to Lake Ontario (south), Hwy 427/Etobicoke Creek (west) to Rouge River (east)
    Application Process
    Contact organization for service
    Fees
    None - no fees for Counselling Services ; Vary for different services
    Accessibility
    Easy access to elevator ; Barrier-free washroom including door and stall ; Wheelchair accessible building including main entrance ; Designated parking in underground parking lot close to elevators
    Legal Status
    (50) Non Profit
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    Last Updated On
    September 25, 2020

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