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Deaf Organizations in Canada

Canadian Association of the Deaf (CAD) 203-251 Bank Street Ottawa, Ontario K2P 1X3 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. Canadian Hard of Hearing Association (CHHA) 2415 Holly Lane Suite 205 Ottawa, Ontario K1V 7P2 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 Burnaby, BC V3N 4Z6 Canada 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. Independent Living Canada 402-214 Montreal Road Ottawa, Ontario 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. Submit More Information for this Country! Please help us improve this website! For more instruction on what kind of information we want, and how to communicate with us, please consult the ” Submit More World Deaf Informational Resources!” page. Still looking for more organizations? Try the page with Links to More Lists of Organizations. Disclaimer International Relations cares about the quality of our work, including the quality of the information we provide. We are trying our best to share information that is complete, accurate, and helpful to deaf individuals and deaf organizations around the world. However please understand that we cannot endorse any organization or school. We also cannot fully guarantee the accuracy of the information in this website. Please read our full Disclaimer for more detail. Deaf and Disability Organizations and Schools Front page for World Deaf Information Resource Center

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