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Organization: Canadian Hearing Society - Peterborough  
Phone Numbers: 705-743-1573
Toll-Free: 1-800-213-3848
Teletype: 1-888-697-3623
Fax: 705-741-0708
Email: webmaster@chs.ca
Website: www.chs.ca
Address:
315 Reid St
Peterborough, ON
K9J 3R2
Intersection: Sherbrooke St and Reid St
Accessibility: Wheelchair Accessible    Wheelchair Accessible
Hours: Mon-Fri 9am-5pm effective Sept. 6, 2016
Executives: Julia N. Dumanian - President and Cheif Financial Officer
416-928-2500 ext 553 * jdumanian@chs.ca
Service Description: Supports for people who are culturally deaf, oral deaf, deafened, and hard of hearing * helps people remain independent in their own homes for as long as possible

Ontario Interpreter Services - Professional sign-language interpreters * set fee - organizations and businesses are responsible for the cost of making their services accessible no matter who requests the interpretation service * advance booking preferred

Communication Devices Program - Consultation and sale of hearing and communication-related assistive devices * assistive devices augment communication, safety, and independence * includes visual smoke detectors, baby monitors, alarm clocks, amplified phones, and TTYs (text telephones), signalling devices

Also offers general counselling, mental health counselling and employment consulting * all services are provided by professionals experienced in meeting the needs of deaf, deafened, and hard of hearing people in an accessible and confidential environment

Fees: Support services are free * set fees for devices and sign language interpreting services * membership available
Application: Call, fax, or drop-in * no referral required
Eligibility - Population(s) Served: People with hearing loss, or with an interest in hearing loss
Languages: English ; French
Language Note: French interpretation available upon request
Area(s) Served: City of Kawartha Lakes ; Durham Region ; Haliburton ; Haliburton County ; Northumberland County ; Peterborough (County of) and area
See Also: Advocacy and Social Action for People with Disabilities
Advocacy and Social Action for Seniors
Children and Youth with Disabilities
Community Resource Centres
Deafness and Impaired Hearing
Information and Referral Services
Life Skills for People with Disabilities
Safety and Injury Prevention
Speech and Language

This information was last completely updated on July 28, 2016

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