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Names
Alternate Name DBCS
Former Name CNIB-Deaf Blind Services ; DBS
Location & Accessibility
Located In Community Ottawa (City of)
Address & Map
1355 Bank St, Suite 101
Ottawa, ON K1H 8K7
 
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Intersection Bank St and Riverside St
Bus Route Notes OC Transpo OC Travel Planner or Route Timetable
Physical Access Unknown
Parking Pay parking lot
Description and Services
Description (Service) Intervenor services for adults who are Deafblind * provide the person who is Deafblind with accurate information in an appropriate manner to enable them to make choices, plan future actions, communicate successfully, navigate their environment and achieve as much independence as possible

Can be used to assist adults who are Deafblind with:
* communications to access services (such as going to the bank or shopping) or to participate in the community (such as going to the library or taking part in a community group)
* accessing and sharing accurate information during important meetings (such as medical appointments or meeting with a lawyer) to support informed decision making
* learning how to use community services, such as public transportation, more independently
* conducting daily activities

Emergency intervenor service: program that allows CNIB's DeafBlind clients to contact an intervenor if they are in an emergency situation * Emergency Communication Kits containing items to assist a person who is Deafblind and allow the first responder/hospital staff to communicate until an intervenor arrives
Hours Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm * emergency intervenor service Mon-Sun 24 hours
Areas Served Ottawa (City of)
Eligibility Ages: 18 year(s) and up 
 
Individuals 18 years and older who are Deafblind * Deafblindess is a combined loss of hearing and vision to such an extent that neither the hearing nor vision can be used as a means of accessing information to participate and be included in the community
Application Call or send an email for more information 
 
Emergency intervenor service: call the crisis telephone number or the TTY number, write a text message to 905-745-7112, or send an email to cnibdbs@answerplus.ca
Languages American Sign Language (ASL)
Fees None
Service Categories Interpretation/Translation ~ Deaf-Blindness ; Personal Health Care Advocate Services ~ Deaf-Blindness ; Travel Training for Older Adults/People with Disabilities ~ Deaf-Blindness
Contact Information
Office Phone 613-542-4975 ext 5016
TTY Phone Emergency intervenor service 1-855-862-5999
Crisis Phone Emergency intervenor service 1-855-862-6001
Fax 613-563-1898
E-Mail jessica.white@deafblindservices.ca
Website www.deafblindservices.ca
Primary Contact Jessica White, Manager
Other Details
Funding Provincial - Ministry of Children, Community and Social Services
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