Deaf Organizations in Canada
Canadian Association of the Deaf (CAD)
203-251 Bank Street
TTY: +1 613 565 8882
Phone: +1 613 565 2882 (Voice)
Fax: +1 613 565 1207
Description: This national consumer organization for Deaf people of Canada provides information to the public; conducts research; and offers assistance to Deaf organizations and service agencies across the country. A list of affiliated deaf organizations in Canada is available on its website.
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Canadian Hard of Hearing Association (CHHA)
2415 Holly Lane
TTY: +1 613 526 2692
Phone: +1 613 526 1584
Fax: +1 613 526 4718
Description: The philosophy of CHHA is to produce knowledgeable hard of hearing consumers who understand how to have their needs met. Its mission is to raise public awareness concerning issues that are important for persons who are hard of hearing, to promote their integration in Canadian society, to remove any barriers to their participation and to make every community in Canada a better place for persons who are hard of hearing.
The Canadian Hearing Society (CHS)
Phone: +1 877 347 3427
TTY: +1 877 347 3429
Description: CHS is a not-for-profit agency and the leading provider of services, products, and information that remove barriers to communication, advance hearing health, and promote equity for people who are culturally Deaf, oral deaf, deafened and hard of hearing.
Deaf Children's Society of B.C.
200 - 7355 Canada Way
Phone: +1 604 525-6056
TTY: +1 604 525-9390
Fax: +1 604 525-7307
Description: The Deaf Children's Society of B.C. supports the deaf and hearing impaired and their families by improving their ability to develop and advocate for opportunities to maximize their child's development. Its website has a list of links for a few Canadian resources.
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Independent Living Canada
402-214 Montreal Road
Canada K1L 8L8
TTY: +1 613 563-4215
Phone: +1 613 563-2581
Fax: +1 613 563-3861
Description: Independent Living Canada envisions an inclusive and accessible society where people with disabilities are valued equally and participate fully. Independent Living Canada is a national non-profit association of Independent Living Centers run by and for people with disabilities who promote the Independent Living Philosophy. It supports the development of Independent Living Centers, and provides education and leadership for its member organization, partners and communities.
South-East Deaf & Hard of Hearing Service
1690 West Main Street
Moncton, New Brunswick
E1E 1G9 Canada
TTY: +1 506 384-8260
Phone: +1 506 859-6101
Fax: +1 506 856-5060
Description: The goal of South-East Deaf and Hard of Hearing Services is to empower clients to live independently and productively, with full access to opportunities that are readily available to persons who hear. In order to accomplish this goal, their vision is to foster self-sufficiency through transitional services bridging the gap between those who hear and the Deaf, deafened and hard of hearing.
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