Vision Loss Rehabilitation Ontario

Record Details
Alternate Name Canadian National Institute for the Blind ; CNIB ; VLRO
Office Phone 905-898-6413
Toll Free Phone 1-844-887-8572
Fax 905-868-9572
Primary Contact Emily Chard, Registrar - Client Services; Phone: 905-898-6413 ext 5204; Fax: 905-868-9572; Email:
Established 1918
Primary Executive Rosemary Kitney, Regional Manager, Services and Operations; Phone: 705-745-6918 ext 5237; Email:
Funding Provincial ; United Way
Description (Service) rehabilitation therapy and services for people​ with vision loss * accepts donations of smartphones - see website for information including donation envelope pickup locations
Hours by appointment
Areas Served York Region
Eligibility Available to people who have difficulty with everyday activities due to vision loss * Family Doctors and Eye Care Specialists can play a key role in referring patients for low vision rehabilitation services * all ages and all types of vision loss – from low vision to total blindness
Application Referral from Optometrist or Ophthalmologist
Languages English
Fees None ; Technical aids must be purchased
Site Location Newmarket
Located In Community Newmarket
Address & Map
1091 Gorham St, Suite 202
Newmarket, ON L3Y 8X7
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Intersection Leslie St and Gorham St
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Service Categories Assistive Technology Equipment Loan ~ Visual Impairments ; Disease/Disability Information ~ Visual Impairments ; Health/Disability Related Counselling ~ Visual Impairments ; Large Print Materials/Collections ; Medical Equipment/Assistive Technology Donation Programs ; Orientation and Mobility Training ; Peer to Peer Networking ~ Visual Impairments ; Special Libraries ~ Visual Impairments ; Visual/Reading Aids


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