Site: Simcoe - Norfolk St N

Service: Vision Loss Rehabilitation Ontario - Norfolk Outreach Program

Record Details
Legal Name Canadian National Institute for the Blind
Service Details
Hours Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm
Areas Served Norfolk County - and area
Eligibility People who are visually impaired, blind, or deaf blind
Application Rehabilitation services: referral through ophthalmologist, optometrist and other health care professionals. Referral forms available on website
Languages English
Fees None
Address and Location
Located In Community Simcoe
Address & Map
Hazel's Place
645 Norfolk St N
Simcoe, ON N3Y 3R2
Intersection Norfolk St N and Davis St
Mailing Address c/o Julie Flaczynski 
115 Parkdale Ave S 
Hamilton, ON L8K 6K4
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Description (Service) The CNIB Foundation offers programs that complement and enhance rehab services by addressing the social and emotional needs of people with sight loss and building their confidence and self-advocacy to ensure they receive the accommodations they need to succeed. Programs focus on children and youth, as well as adults of working age and seniors 
Vision Loss Rehabilitation Ontario (VLRO) is a health services organization providing training that enables people who are blind or partially sighted to:  
* develop or restore key daily living skills 
* helping enhance their independence, safety, and mobility 
Certified specialists work closely with ophthalmologists, optometrists, and other healthcare professionals, providing essential care on a referral basis in homes and communities across Ontario. The services offered are funded by the Government of Ontario through Ontario's Local Health Integration Networks.
Contact Information
Toll Free Phone Hamilton Office 1-888-275-5332
Fax Hamilton 1-855-251-4156
Social Media Facebook Twitter YouTube
Primary Contact Cathie Mason, Manager, Program Development and Operations, CNIB Foundation; Phone: (Business) 1-888-275-5332 ext 4301; Email:
Alternate Contact Janis Giftopoulos, Regional Manager, Hamilton, Niagara, Haldimand, Brant, Vision Loss Rehabilitation Ontario; Phone: (Business) 1-888-275-5332 ext 5309; Email:
Volunteer Coordinator Phone: ext 5304

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