CNIB - North Region - Timmins Office

Site: Timmins Office

Service: Supports and Services for Individuals with Vision Loss

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
  • Provides access to material in Braille, print Braille, talking books; descriptive videos; newspapers, and magazines 
  • Browse the digital collection online here
Hours Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm, by appointment only 
Online and telephone services Mon-Fri 7 am-7:30 pm
Areas Served Cochrane District
Eligibility Individuals of any age living with vision loss
Application Varies by service, contact for more information
Languages English ; French
Fees None
Additional Services at this Site
Contact Information
Office Phone 705-264-2312
Toll Free Phone Regional Office, Sudbury 1-888-675-2468 
CNIB Helpline 1-800-563-2642  
CNIB Library 1-800-268-8818
TTY Phone 705-675-2468
Fax 705-675-6635
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Primary Executive Monique Pilkington, Regional Director, ON-North; Email:
Located In Community Timmins
Address 60 Wilson Ave
Timmins, ON P4N 2S7
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Intersection Wilson Ave and Mountjoy St N
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 (MOHLTC) -- North East Local Health Integration Network (NELHIN)