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Organization: CNIB - Barrie Office  
Phone Numbers: 705-728-3352
Toll-Free: 1-800-563-0887
CNIB National Office: 1-800-563-2642
Fax: 705-722-5305
Website: www.cnib.ca
Address:
20 Anne St S
Barrie, ON
L4N 2C6
Intersection: Anne St S and Dunlop St W
Accessibility: Wheelchair Accessible    Wheelchair Accessible
Hours: Office: Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm
Store for Consumer Products: Tue, Thu 9am-4pm
Contacts: Mardi Taylor - Regional Manager, Service and Operations
705-728-3352 ext 5203 * mardi.taylor@cnib.ca
Service Description: Provides vital post-vision loss rehabilitation programs as well as services that focus on meeting the social and emotional needs of people living with vision loss * purpose is to enhance independence for people living with vision loss and to be the leader in promoting vision health * nationwide, community-based, registered charity committed to research, public education and vision health for all Canadians * supports eye doctors who provide information on CNIB services, assistance, guidance and low vision assessments from their offices

Falls Prevention: changes in vision, whether associated with the aging process or other causes, can increase the risk of falling * use of services and programs provided by CNIB can help those experiencing vision loss remain independent * orientation and mobility services may help seniors be more aware of their surroundings, thus making falls less likely

Services and Programs:

Fees: Free * cost for technical aids and consumer products
Application: Drop-in service at Barrie office * eye doctor referral form to access CNIB services
Eligibility - Population(s) Served: Anyone experiencing difficulties as a result of a vision loss * self referral * an eye report from an eye health care professional required for post vision loss rehabilitation services
Languages: English ; French
Area(s) Served: Muskoka District ; Simcoe County and area
See Also: Blindness and Impaired Vision
Community Support Services
Medical Equipment and Supplies - Sales and Rentals

This information was last completely updated on 11/10/2016

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