Ontario Interpreting Services

Location, Telephone & Internet
Office Phone Canadian Hearing Society Durham 905-404-8490
Toll Free Phone CHS Office 1-888-363-0373 * Interpreting services central booking 1-855-656-3748
TTY Phone CHS Office 1-888-697-3617 * Interpreting services central booking 1-877-843-0368
Crisis Phone Emergencies regarding Health, Mental Health, Children's Aid Society, Police phone 1-866-256-5142 * TTY 1-866-831-4657 * OIS@answerplus.ca
Fax CHS 905-404-2012 * Ontario Interpreting Services 1-855-656-3750
E-Mail requests@oischs.ca
Website www.chs.ca/services/ontario-interpreting-services
Site Location Braemor Centre Plaza
Located In Community Oshawa
Address Braemor Centre Plaza
575 Thornton Rd N, Unit 7
Oshawa, ON L1J 8L5
 
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Intersection Thornton Rd N and Rossland Rd
Contact Information
Primary Contact Rhonda Hogg, Program Assistant II; Email: rhogg@chs.ca
Alternate Contact Kim Nicholson, Manager, Administration; Phone: 705-743-1573 * 1-800-213-3848; Fax: 705-741-0708; Email: knicholson@chs.ca
Description & Services
Description (Service) Sign language interpreting services in Durham Region and surrounding four Counties * facilitates communication between hearing service providers and Deaf consumers * services meet the mandatory requirements for equal access under the Human Rights Code, the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms, and the 1997 Supreme Court Eldridge decision
Hours Mon-Fri 9 am-5 pm * requests can be made Mon-Thu 8 am-8 pm, Fri 8 am-5 pm * Emergency requests Mon-Sun 24 hours
Areas Served Durham Region ; Haliburton ; Kawartha Lakes ; Northumberland County ; Peterborough
Eligibility Must be culturally deaf, oral deaf, deafened, hard of hearing
Application Bookings must be requested minimum 3 days in advance * Emergency service call crisis number or SMS/Text 905-971-0564 (charges may apply)
Languages English ; French ; American Sign Language (ASL) ; Langue des signes québécoise (LSQ)
Fees Service ; Fee for service, some Government subsidies apply * Fee assistance available.
Other Details
Physical Access Partially Accessible - Designated handicapped parking * entrance and washrooms accessible
Subjects
Service Categories Interpretation/Translation

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