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Feb 11, 2016 - this office has remained open with full servicesCNIB no longer has Service Days in various locations * instead, eye doctors provide information on CNIB services, give guidance and provide low vision assessments from their offices on a regular basis * drop-ins for questions and guidance welcome * for low vision assessment, an appointment is needed
Organization: CNIB - Barrie Office  
Phone Numbers: 705-728-3352
Toll-Free: 1-800-563-0887
Fax: 705-722-5305
20 Anne St S, Unit 10
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, drop-in for information on CNIB Services, to generate a referral, processing of ID cards * appointments required for low vision assessments, white canes and Daisy demonstrations

Store for Consumer Products: Tue and
Contacts: Mardi Taylor - Regional Manager, Service & Operations
705-728-3352 ext 5203 *
Sandra McOuat - Low Vision Specialist
705-728-3352 ext 5279 *
Service Description: Provides vital programs and services, innovative consumer products and one of the world's largest libraries for people with print disabilities * 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: None - No charge for services * cost for technical aids/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, doctor's referral not necessary except 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 10/16/2015

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