|Record #: NIA1251||Last Modified: 24 Feb 2021||Last Full Update: 15 Jan 2020|
|Office Phone||Toll free 1-844-887-8572|
|Areas Served||Niagara Region|
|Located In Community||St Catharines|
|Address & Map||
The Business Block
243 Church St
St. Catharines, ON L2R 3E8
|Intersection||Church St and Page St|
|Mailing Address||115 Parkdale Ave
Hamilton, ON L8K 6K4
|Service and Access Details|
|Description (Service)||Enhancing and maintaining independence via core services such as:
VISION REHABILITATION: identification of optical and non-optical low vision aids.
REHABILITATION TEACHING: assistance in daily living skills, ie personal care and safety.
ORIENTATION & MOBILITY: developing or re-establishing travel skills, i.e. using public transportation, cane travel, support in prior dog guide training.
|Hours||Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm|
|Eligibility||People who are visually impaired, blind, or deaf blind|
|Application||By Referral Only Vision Loss Rehabilitation Ontario referrals are accepted from Eye Care Professionals, Doctors and self referrals and community partners. An eye report is needed from an eye care professional to better meet individuals needs and meet the requirements of the ADP (Assistive devices Program-Ministry of Health).
All rehabilitation assessment appointments must be booked with Vision Loss rehabilitation Specialists.
|Physical Access||Fully Accessible|
|Legal Status||(50) Non Profit|
|Funding||Provincial - Ontario's Local Health Integration Networks|
|Service Categories||Independent Living Skills Instruction ~ Visual Impairments ; Large Print Materials/Collections ; Orientation and Mobility Training ; Specialized Information and Referral ~ Visual Impairments|