Canadian Council of the Blind

Site: Chatham-Kent

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Contact Information
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Primary Contact John Dawson, Executive; Phone: 519-436-1318; Email:
Alternate Contact Dave Lachance; Phone: 226-881-0433
Description and Service Details
Description (Service) * Operates as a support group of people who have low vision or who are blind, along with some sighted volunteers 
* Addresses the social aspects of blindness and vision loss 
* Acts as an advocate for the people with vision loss 
* Invites guest speakers for various topics including guest speakers from community agencies to share what they offer for people with disabilities 
* Organizes social outings in the community 
* Get together with Technology teleconference tips and tricks for people living with vision loss meeting once a month
Hours Meetings 1st Mon of every month and 2nd Wed of every month 1:30 pm-3 pm
Areas Served Chatham-Kent
Eligibility People with vision loss and their families
Application Call, email or visit facebook page
Languages English ; American Sign Language (ASL) ; Interpretive Services
Fees None
Agency Information
Description (Agency) A national organization dedicated to improving the quality of life for people who are blind, deaf-blind, or living with low vision.
Funding Fundraising ; United Way ; Chatham Lions Club
Site Information
Located In Community Chatham
Address & Map
United Way Centre for Community Innovation
425 McNaughton Ave W
Chatham, ON N7L 4K4
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Intersection McNaughton Ave W and Doverdoon Dr
Physical Access Fully Accessible

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