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Sudbury

Serving Sudbury and communities in the Sudbury region, Manitoulin Island and Killarney.

Located opposite Health Sciences North, CHS Sudbury offers free parking and has a city bus pick-up/drop-off location just outside the building. Built in 1994, the 13,500 sq. ft. CHS Sudbury building was designed with CHS in mind, with three of four boardrooms boasting videoconferencing capabilities.

 

Hearing tests

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

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

Hearing aid services

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

Hours: Monday-Friday 9 AM-5 PM

Languages: English, French

Hearing Help classes

Don’t give up your favourite activities because of hearing loss. We offer Hearing Help classes so you can learn about:

  • hearing loss and hearing aids
  • communication devices
  • speech reading and communication strategies
  • assertiveness training and stress management
  • and much more

Meet other people with hearing loss and share common experiences. Bring your spouse or a friend so you can both benefit.  

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

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.

Hours:
Monday to Friday 9 AM-5 PM
(By appointment only outside office hours)

Languages: English, ASL

General Support Services

We offer guidance, advocacy, support and counselling to culturally Deaf, oral deaf, deafened and hard of hearing individuals who request assistance to manage everyday life events including completing government forms and developing strategies to cope with hearing loss.

Hours: Monday-Friday 9 AM-5 PM
(By appointment only outside office hours)

Languages offered: English, ASL, and basic French and LSQ as required

Hearing Care Counselling

If you’re 55 or older and have a hearing loss, we offer free counselling services to help you improve communication with family and friends, stay involved in social activities, and remain safe and independent at home. Home visits can be arranged as required.

We also serve younger adults (aged 19 and over) with other challenges as well as hearing loss who require home-based services

Our counsellors can also educate care providers, service providers and support groups on how to provide accessible services for people with hearing loss.

Hours: Monday-Friday 9 AM-5 PM
(By appointment only outside office hours)

Languages: English, French

Services for Job Seekers

Our employment consultants specialize in the unique needs of adults aged 16 and over who are culturally Deaf, oral deaf, deafened and hard of hearing to help you find a job and succeed at work.

Hours: Monday-Friday 9 AM-5 PM (appointment preferred)

Languages: English, ASL, and intermediate French and LSQ

For more information or to make an appointment, please contact:
Email: employmentservices@chs.ca

Services for Employers

We can help you find qualified candidates for job opportunities in your organization or business, and implement strategies to make your workplace accessible to culturally Deaf, oral deaf, deafened and hard of hearing employees and consumers.

Hours: Monday-Friday 9 AM-5 PM
(By appointment only outside office hours)

Languages: English, ASL, and basic French and LSQ

For more information or to make an appointment, please contact:
Email: employmentservices@chs.ca

Literacy and basic skills

​This Employment Ontario program is funded in part by the Government of Canada and the Government of Ontario and through the Canada-Ontario Job Fund Agreement


CHS offers literacy classes in American Sign Language (ASL) to individuals to promote their language and skills development; to become more independent in personal and social aspects of daily living; improve their pre-employment and employment related literacy skills; and as well prepare for other education and training.

Instruction is offered one-one and in group sessions on-site, off site or via e-learning or videoconferencing.

For those learners who want to work, the program focuses on the literacy related to the learner’s specific employment goal, including: fundamental basics to resume writing, interviews, communication and language of the work environment.

Hours: Tuesday-Friday 9 AM-5 PM
(By appointment only outside office hours)

Languages: ASL, English, (French, LSQ available upon request)

For more information or to make an appointment:
Email: literacytraining@chs.ca

 

Sign Language Classes for Individuals

For Individuals

Sign language classes at CHS offer you an enjoyable and effective curriculum to learn American Sign Language (ASL) through classroom instruction, videotext and role-playing. Our qualified Deaf instructors use Signing Naturally, a sign language curriculum that teaches both ASL and Deaf culture to help you better understand the communication needs of the Deaf community.

Courses are offered in the Fall, Winter, Spring and Summer if minimum class size requirements are reached.

 

For Businesses, Agencies and Organizations

We can provide short-term ASL courses for businesses, agencies and organizations. To learn more about sign language classes for businesses, click here

Deafblind Services

Our experienced intervenors act as the eyes and ears of people who have a combined loss of vision and hearing to allow them to participate fully in all aspects of daily life. Deafblind Services are available free of charge.

 
Hours: Monday-Friday 9 AM-5 PM
(Available outside regular office hours by appointment only)

Languages: English, ASL, and hand-over-hand and/or braille based upon request and need.

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.

Hours: Monday-Friday 9 AM-5 PM
(By appointment only outside office hours)

Languages: English, French

 

Video Conferencing Services

Bring people together at different sites across Ontario for one-on-one or group meetings, interviews and training sessions and save travel time and money with our state-of the-art video conferencing services. 

Hours: By appointment only

Languages: English, ASL

For more information: 
Email: vcon@chs.ca

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.

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

Sign Language Classes for Businesses

For Individuals

Sign language classes at CHS offer you an enjoyable and effective curriculum to learn American Sign Language (ASL) through classroom instruction, videotext and role-playing. Our qualified Deaf instructors use Signing Naturally, a sign language curriculum that teaches both ASL and Deaf culture to help you better understand the communication needs of the Deaf community.

Courses are offered in the Fall, Winter, Spring and Summer if minimum class size requirements are reached.

 

For Businesses, Agencies and Organizations

We can provide short-term ASL courses for businesses, agencies and organizations. To learn more about sign language classes for businesses, click here

Tinnitus and Hyperacusis Consultations

Office Information

CHS Sudbury

1233 Paris Street
Sudbury, ON
P3E3B6

Contact Information

1-866-518-0000
1-877-215-9530
Contact Form

Hours of Operation

Monday-Friday 9AM-5PM

Additional Info

Free parking in lot

Wheelchair accessible
Languages: English, ASL, French and LSQ

For additional contact information, including program-specific contacts, please click here.

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