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Organization: CNIB - Hastings and Prince Edward Counties  
Phone Numbers: 613-966-8833
Toll-Free: 1-866-842-9071
Fax: 613-962-0414
Website: www.cnib.ca
Address:
Bay View Mall
470 Dundas St E, Unit 8
Belleville, ON
K8N 1G1
Intersection: Dundas St E and Herchimer Ave
Accessibility: Wheelchair Accessible    Wheelchair Accessible
Hours: Office: Mon-Fri 8:30-4:30 pm * by appointment only
Executives: Mike Nicholson - Regional Director
613-966-8833 ext 5014 * mike.nicholson@cnib.ca
Donna Norman - Regional Manager
613-966-8833 ext 5083 * donna.norman@cnib.ca
Contacts: Catherine Showell - Receptionist, Eastern Ontario
613-966-8833 ext 5000 * catherine.showell@cnib.ca
Jessica White - Manager, Deaf Blind Services
613-966-8833 ext 5016 * jessica.white@cnib.ca
Service Description: Supports for people living with vision loss * research, public education, and vision health services * Braille instructions * library services

Low-Vision Services - Assistance to optimize optical and non-optical low-vision aids * educates clients and community on various eye conditions * offers demonstrations and consultation about the availability, selection, use, and purchase of technical aids and adaptive devices

Independent Living Skills - Promotes independence for people with a vision loss by developing daily living skills such as safe cooking, personal hygiene, banking, Braille, and computer technology * service is generally provided in the client's home or a long term care facility * demonstrations and consultation about the availability, selection, use, and purchase of technical aids and adaptive devices * many products for sale through central office

Orientation and Mobility - One-on-one instruction based on level of vision, age, and personal goals * focus is on being able to move around safely and independently in the home, supermarket or neighbourhood

Deafblind Services - Supports for people who are deafblind, to build skills and confidence

Counselling and Referral - Rehabilitation team helps to cope with vision loss and the frustrations that can occur * referrals to professionals in the community when long-term counselling is necessary

Children's Services - Resources and programs for children with a vision loss

Fees: Free
Application: Call * no referral required * need to have a request for service completed by an eye care professional * request for service forms available on website
Eligibility - Population(s) Served: People who are visually impaired, blind, or deaf blind * OHIP card required
Languages: English ; French
Area(s) Served: Hastings ; Prince Edward Counties and area
See Also: Blindness and Impaired Vision
Community Support Services

This information was last completely updated on 1/13/2016

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About Us
Mandate: CNIB passionately provides community-based support, knowledge and a national voice to ensure Canadians who are blind or partially sighted have the confidence, skills and opportunities to fully participate in life.