CNIB

Site: Eastern Ontario Regional Office

Service: CNIB

Share:
Names
Legal Name Canadian National Institute for the Blind
Location & Accessibility
Located In Community Ottawa
Address & Map
Bank St. Professional Building
1355 Bank St, Suite 101
Ottawa, ON K1S 5J3
 
View Google Map
Intersection Bank St and Riverside Dr
Bus Route Notes OC Transpo OC Travel Planner or Route Timetable
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Parking Pay parking lot
Description and Services
Description (Service) Nationwide, community and clinic based vision rehabilitation services for those with vision loss * research, public education and vision health:

* direct support and service to individuals with vision loss
* assistance with fundraising activities
* administrative functions

Summer Program - Lake Joseph Centre
Mix of rehabilitation and recreational programs for people who are living with vision loss or other disabilities

Phone it Forward Program
Donation program that gives smartphones to people with sight loss who need them.
Hours Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm
Areas Served Frontenac County ; Hastings County ; Lanark County ; Leeds and Grenville United Counties ; Lennox and Addington County ; Ottawa (City of) ; Prescott and Russell United Counties ; Prince Edward County ; Renfrew County ; Stormont, Dundas and Glengarry United Counties
Eligibility Residents of Eastern Ontario of all ages living with vision loss and Deaf-blind adults. 
Phone it Forward Program: Canadian residents living with sight loss and registered with the CNIB Foundation.
Application Call or visit website for more information

Phone it Forward Program: To get a smartphone, call 1-833-554-5020 * to donate a phone, visit phoneitforward.ca for more information.
Languages English ; French ; American Sign Language (ASL)
Fees Service - fees associated with assessments done by the Regional Assessment Centre for the Assistive Devices Program (ADP) * fees for service for worksite assessments, school based assessments & treatment or other requests for private businesses ; None - OHIP funded rehabilitation services, including assessments and treatments for all eligible clients
Service Categories Disability Associations ~ Visual Impairments ; Disease/Disability Information ~ Deaf-Blindness ; Disease/Disability Information ~ Visual Impairments ; Mobile Device Donation Programs ~ Visual Impairments ; Subject Specific Public Awareness/Education ~ Visual Impairments ; Therapeutic Camps ~ Visual Impairments
Waiting List Yes, varies
Contact Information
Office Phone 613-563-4021
Toll Free Phone 1-866-842-9071
TTY Phone 613-567-2937
Fax 613-563-1898
E-Mail valerie.dawson@cnib.ca
Website www.cnib.ca
Social Media Facebook Twitter YouTube
Primary Contact Valerie Dawson, Volunteer Services
Primary Executive Teresa Guolla, Director, Health Integration & Operations, East Region; Phone: 613-563-4021 ext 5003; Email: teresa.guolla@vlrehab.ca
Other Details
Established 1918
Funding Provincial - Local Health Integration Network * Ministry of Children, Community and Social Services ; United Way ; Lions Clubs * Other Services Clubs
Elections The Board of Directors is appointed.
Print Material Brochures
Resources Website, e-newsletter: Insight
Accreditation No

Agency Overview

Similar Service(s)


Please Note: Every effort is made to ensure that the information in this database is accurate, up-to-date and comprehensive. The Community Information Centre of Ottawa (CIC) cannot assume liability resulting from errors or omissions. Inclusion of a programme or service does not imply endorsement, nor does omission reflect on the contribution that an organization makes in a community. The reader should verify the information before acting on it.

This Site is linked to other websites that are not under the control of and are not maintained by the Community Information Centre of Ottawa (CIC). The CIC is not responsible for the content of those websites. The CIC is providing these links to you only as a convenience, and the inclusion of any link to such websites does not imply endorsement by the CIC of those websites. Anyone linking to this site must comply with these Terms and all applicable laws.