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.

Program Restricted To

Hearing Impairment

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

Program Cost No
Additional Cost No

Referral Contact Information

Toll-Free 866-518-0000
Fax 866-781-8999

Clients Served

Gender All
Age 0 and up
Catchment Ontario
Wheelchair Access Yes


Policy Allowed


Sign English French


Main Hours

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

Some evening appointments available.