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Organization: Canadian Hearing Society - London Region  
Phone Numbers: 519-667-3325
Teletype: 1-888-697-3613
Fax: 519-667-9668
Website: www.chs.ca
Address:
181 Wellington St
London, ON
N6B 2K9
Intersection: Wellington St and Grey St
Location: Central London
Accessibility:     Wheelchair Accessible
Hours: Administration: Mon-Fri 9am-5pm
Executives: Marilyn Reid - Regional Director
Service Description: Supports for people who are culturally deaf, oral deaf, deafened, and hard of hearing

Sign Language Classes - Offered in partnership with Fanshawe College * for course registration and information, contact Fanshawe College
 
Communication Devices Program - Consultation and sales of hearing and communication related assistive devices
 
Community Development - Provides assistance to clients in dealing with debt, budgeting, money management and addressing life events such as daycare issues, housing and applying for legal aid * assists clients in developing financial stability through support in applying for government assistance programs
 
CONNECT - Mental health counselling including abuse, addictions, relationship breakdown and legal advocacy to those who are deaf, oral deaf, deafened and hard of hearing and their families
 
Employment Services - Career Counselling and job search training * works with employers to secure workplace accessibility
 
General Support Services - Supportive counselling, special assistance, case management and advocacy for people with hearing loss * provides assistance working with government services and helps clients overcome life issues
 
Hearing Care Counselling - Communication and hearing health services to help people 55 and older with an acquired hearing loss in carrying out daily living activities
 
Literacy Instruction for Newcomers to Canada (LINC) - Provides American Sign Language (ASL) and English instruction to culturally Deaf, oral deaf, deafened and hard of hearing adult newcomers to Canada * teaches daily life skills to help newcomers adapt to living in Canada
 
Ontario Employment Services OEAS - Employment services to unemployed people * may include labour market information, employment needs assessment, career planning, employment counselling, diagnostic assessment, job search skills, job finding clubs, job placement services, developing an employment action plan, referral to appropriate intervention and participant case management and follow-up
 
Ontario Interpreter Services - Provides professional sign language interpreters * organizations and businesses are responsible for the cost of making their services accessible no matter who requests the interpretation service * advance booking preferred * emergency service available
 
Tinnitus Support Group - Offered monthly to assist individuals with Tinnitus cope with everyday challenges * sharing of information and resources

Related Service:
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; American Sign Language (ASL)
Area(s) Served: London, Middlesex, Elgin, Huron, Lambton, Oxford, Perth and Grey Bruce (Map)
See Also: Advocacy and Social Action for People with Disabilities
Community Support Services
Deafness and Impaired Hearing
Employment Assistance for People with Disabilities

This information was last completely updated on 5/1/2014

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Not-for-profit provider of services, products, and information that helps to remove barriers to communication, advance hearing health, and promote equity for people who are culturally Deaf, oral deaf, deafened and hard of hearing.