Deafblind Resources

Organizations in Canada that Support Persons who are Deafblind

Canadian Deafblind Association (CDBA) (formerly The Canadian Deafblind and Rubella Association)
2652 Morien Hwy, Port Morien, Nova Scotia, B1B 1C6
Tel: 1 (866) 2295832, Fax: (902) 7371114
Email: cdbanational@seaside.ns.ca
(national advocacy organization)

Provincial Outreach Program for Students with Deafblindness
10300 Seacote Road
Richmond, British Columbia, Canada  V7A 4B2
Tel: (604) 668-7810, Fax (604)668-7812
Email: jolson@sd38.bc.ca
(support for school aged students)

W. Ross Macdonald School Deafblind Resource Services
350 Brant Avenue, Brantford, Ontario, N3T 3J9
Tel: (519) 759-0730 Fax: (519) 759-1296
(school aged students)

CNIB - Deafblind Services
939 Eglinton Avenue, Toronto, Ontario, M4G 4E8
Tel: (416) 480-7583, TTY (416) 480-7419
Fax: (416) 480-7699

DeafBlind Services Ontario
17665 Leslie Street, Unit 15 Newmarket, ON L3Y 3E3
Tel: (905) 853-2862, Fax (905) 853-3407
Email: execasst@deafblindontario.com
(Homes for adults with congenital deafblindness)

Rotary Cheshire Homes (RCH)
101-422 Willowdale Avenue
North York, Ontario M2N 5B1
Voice: (416) 730-9501 Fax (416) 730-1350
TTY: (416) 730-9187
Email: rcheshire@rogers.com
(the only barrier free independent living residence for persons who have acquired the disability of Deaf-Blindness in North America).

The Canadian Helen Keller Centre, Inc.
210 Empress Avenue, Toronto, Ontario, M2N 3T9
Tel/TTY: (416) 225-8989 Fax: (416) 225-4871
e-mail  deafblindinfo@onramp.ca
(the only residential training centre in Canada for people who have become Deaf-Blind)

Canadian National Society of the Deaf-Blind (CNSDB)
405-422 Willowdale Avenue
North York, Ontario, M2N 5B1
Fax:(416) 730-1350
Email:  info@deafblindcanada.ca
(national consumer-run advocacy organization)

The Resource Centre for Manitobans who are Deaf-Blind
228- 285 Pembina Hwy, Winnipeg Manitoba, R3L 2E1
Tel: (204) 284-2531 Fax: (204) 452-0688
E-mail: jsayer@rcmdb.org
(a program of Independent Interpreter Referral Services (IIRS), Winnipeg - directed by the consumers)

JP Das Centre - Minerva Deaf Research Lab
For more information contact:
Lynn McQuarrie, PhD
Associate Professor
Department of Educational Psychology
5-125 Education North
University of Alberta
Edmonton, AB Canada
T6G 2G5
Tel: (780)492-1146
E-mail: lynn.mcquarrie@ualberta.ca

For a listing of additional Canadian organizations, click here.