CNIB - North Region - Sault Ste Marie Office

Site: Sault Ste Marie Office

Service: Supports and Services for Individuals with Vision Loss

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Description & Services
Description (Agency) Works with individuals of all ages providing the personalized rehabilitation support they need to see beyond vision loss, build their independence and lead the lives they want
Agency Services
Description (Service)
  • Functions as a satellite office, regional office located in Sudbury
Assistive Technology Services 
  • Provides information about the availability, selection, use and purchase of specialized technology and products to assist with tasks of daily living 
  • Accessible catalogues can be ordered via telephone 
  • Local offices can provide in person training and technical support 
  • Access to online webstore here
Emotional and Wellness Support 
  • Provides a venue to discuss work, home life, activities of daily living, or leisure and community participation, through support groups, the Vision Mate program and immediate, confidential telephone support through the Helpline
Independent Living Services and Independent Travel Instruction 
    Specialists provide instruction and assistance to build everyday skills and confidence in one-on-one or group settings to learn to live and travel with vision loss
  • Works with public libraries to provide access to reading material in braille, or in audio or e-book format 
  • Browse the digital collection online here
Hours Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm by appointment only 
CNIB Helpline Mon-Fri 7 am-7:30 pm
Areas Served Algoma District
Eligibility Individuals of any age living with vision loss
Application Call for information
Languages English
Fees None
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Contact Information
Office Phone Toll Free: 1-888-675-2468
Toll Free Phone CNIB Helpline 1-800-563-2642
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Located In Community Sault Ste. Marie
Address Uusi Koti
727 North St, Unit 103
Sault Ste. Marie, ON P6B 0E5
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Intersection North St and Second Line E
Mailing Address c/o Regional Office 
303 York St 
Sudbury, ON P3E 2A5
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Other Details
Legal Status (50) Non Profit
Established 1918
Funding Provincial - Ministry of Health and Long Term Care -- North East Local Health Integration Network (NELHIN)