Ontario

CONNECT Counselling Services

Type of Service

Counselling and Treatment

Program Description

This is a community-based program offering mental health, wellness and addiction services for the deaf, deafened and hard of hearing and their families. Support, education, advocacy and counselling are offered. Assessment, treatment and referral as well. Fully accessible for Culturally Deaf, oral deaf, deafened and hard of hearing - use of American Sign Language (ASL), Langue Des Signes Quebecois (LSQ), interpreters, captionists, technical devices, and video-conference for remote locations. Community outreach - education to consumers and service providers, service partnerships. Model of service is matched to consumer needs. Average length of stay is matched to consumer needs.

Access Information

May self-refer to any regional office of the Canadian Hearing Society - Connect Counselling Services by voice telephone, TTY, e-mail, fax, or drop-in.

User Costs

User Cost No

Referral Contact Information

Phone 519-744-6811
Toll-Free 800-668-5815
TTY 888-697-3611
Fax 519-744-2390
Website

Clients Served

Gender All
Age 0 and up
Catchment Municipalities: (Waterloo)
Wheelchair Access Yes

Smoking

Policy Allowed
Note

Languages

Sign English French

Hours

Friday 0900-1700
Monday 0900-1700
Thursday 0900-1700
Tuesday 0900-1700
Wednesday 0900-1700