CNIB Foundation [Central East]

Site: Simcoe/Muskoka

Service: CNIB Foundation

Caregiver Support Headings
Seniors Classification Falls Prevention ; Medical Equipment & Supplies ; Physical Disabilities
Location, Telephone & Internet
Toll Free Phone CNIB Foundation Contact Centre 1-800-563-2642
Located In Community Barrie
Address & Map
Barrie, ON
Contact Information
Mailing Address c/o CNIB 
1929 Bayview Ave 
East York, ON M4G 3E8
Description & Services
Description (Service) COVID-19 Response 
* CNIB is no longer located on Anne St Barrie. New address coming soon 
* for service call 1-800-563-0887 or 705-728-3352, Ext 5281 
Regular Service 
Provides programs and 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  
CNIB Phone It Forward Program: accept donations of smartphones * through a partnership with Fixt Wireless Repair, donated smartphones are wiped to the highest data security standards, loaded with accessible apps, and provided to people with sight loss who need them, along with technical training, discounted maintenance, and data plan support * a tax receipt will be provided * visit or call 1-833-554-5020 
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
Hours No regular office hours * call or email for information
Areas Served Muskoka District ; Simcoe County
Eligibility Anyone experiencing difficulties as a result of a vision loss * self referral
Application Call for appointment
Languages English ; French - Website, Publications
Fees None - No charge to participate in programs activities unless otherwise indicated
Other Details
Established 1918
Physical Access Fully Accessible