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Serving Sarnia, Point Edward and Lambton county.

About CHS Sarnia

Located on East Street North near Exmouth in the Chris Dawson Centre, CHS Sarnia shares a home with nine other non-profit organizations managed by the Chris Dawson Foundation. First opened in 1978 as a sub-office of CHS Windsor, CHS Sarnia now operates under CHS’s London Region and offers a hearing aid program and community outreach program funded by United Way of Sarnia Lambton

Communication Devices

We offer expert advice, sales, installation and training on a wide range of communication devices to enhance communication for culturally Deaf, oral deaf, deafened and hard of hearing people.

We’re here to help you find the best technical solutions, at the best price, to enhance communication in your home or at your business, organization or facility.

Call for more information or come in to see us.

Languages: English
Hours: Monday-Friday 9AM-5PM

For more information:
Phone: 519-337-8307
TTY Toll Free: 1-877-634-0178

Educational Support Services

If you’re a culturally Deaf, oral deaf, deafened or hard of hearing part-time student registered at a publicly-funded Ontario college or university, you can apply for free classroom accommodations so you can participate in the classroom experience.

Educational Support Services are offered at most CHS locations.

For more information or to find a location near you, contact:
Phone toll-free:  1-877-347-3427
TTY toll-free:  1-877-347-3429

Sign language interpreters

Ontario Interpreting Services at CHS provides American Sign Language (ASL)-English interpreting services across Ontario, and la langue des signes québécoise (LSQ)–French interpreting services primarily in the Ottawa and Sudbury regions, but arrangements can be made for other locations in the province.

For your convenience, all bookings are done through our centralized scheduling centre in Ottawa.

Monday-Thursday 8 AM-8 PM
Friday 8 AM-5 PM

For more information or to book an interpreter, contact:
Phone:  1-855-656-3748
TTY: 1-877-843-0368
Skype: callois.chs
Fax: 1-855-656-3750

Hearing tests

We offer hearing tests for adults and children aged 3 years and over. If you have a hearing loss, our experienced audiologist will help find the best solution for you.

Monday-Thursday 9 AM-5 PM

For more information or to make an appointment:
Phone: 519-337-8307
TTY Toll Free: 1-877-634-0178

Hearing aid services

If you need a hearing aid for the first time or want to replace one you already have, our experienced audiologist will make sure you find the one that’s right for your hearing loss and your budget.

Monday-Thursday 9 AM-5 PM

Languages offered: English

For more information or to make an appointment:
Phone: 519-337-8307
TTY Toll Free: 1-877-634-0178

Community Outreach for Seniors

We provide support to seniors with hearing loss including:

  • hearing aid maintenance
  • communication devices assessments and training
  • presentations and displays about hearing loss

This program is available thanks to funding from United Way Sarnia Lambton.

Hours: Monday-Thursday 9AM-5PM

Languages: English

For more information or to make an appointment:
Phone: 519-337-8307
TTY Toll Free: 1-877-634-0178

CONNECT Counselling

We offer free professional counselling services to culturally Deaf, oral deaf, deafened and hard of hearing individuals of all ages, and their families, dealing with mental health issues, addiction, relationship problems, domestic violence or other serious challenges.

IMPORTANT NOTE: Services are provided from the London office.

Monday-Friday 9AM-5PM 
​Evenings by appointment

ASL, English, DI

For more information or to make an appointment, contact the LONDON office:
Phone: 519-667-3325
TTY Toll Free: 1-888-697-3613

Tinnitus and Hyperacusis Consultations

Office Information

CHS Sarnia

420 East St. North
Sarnia, ON

Contact Information

Contact Form

Hours of Operation

Monday-Thursday 9AM-5PM
(Closed from 12:30PM-1:30PM)

Regional Director

Marilyn Reid

Additional Info

Parking lot at the rear of the building
Wheelchair accessible
Languages: English, ASL

Recent News & Events

ALERT - Timmins office is closed due to weather

April 14, 2014

ALERT - Due to bad weather and poor driving conditions, the Timmins office has closed on Monday, April 14, 2014. There is a snowfall warning in effect for Timmins. Environment Canada says Timmins can...

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ALERT - State of emergency in Belleville due to flooding

April 11, 2014

CHS advises Deaf and Hard of Hearing community in Belleville of the emergency situation and flooding in the area. As you may already be aware, City of Belleville Mayor Neil Ellis has declared a state...

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Recent Blog Posts

A picture of a woman, Rebecca Grundy.

Coping with loss

A blog post by Rebecca Grundy, Program Director, Counselling Services, about the story of a woman who received support from CHS Counselling Services.

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Single-side-deafness, hearing aids and my inner space (Part 2)

Part 2 of a blog post by John Lalley on single-side-deafness and getting the right hearing aids.

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