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Canadian Council of the Blind

Site: Ottawa

Service: National Office

Alternate Name CCB ; OCR
Location & Accessibility
Located In Community Ottawa
Address & Map
CCB National Office
20 James St, Suite 100
Ottawa, ON K2P 0T6
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Intersection Bank St and James St
Mailing Address c/o Reception
Bus Route Notes OC Transpo OC Travel Planner or Route Timetable
Physical Access Fully Accessible ; Para Transpo customers and others who cannot use stairs should enter through the door on the south side of the building
Parking Parking meters
Description and Services
Description (Service) Federally chartered, national consumer and advocacy organization for the blind or visually impaired * nation-wide association * assists and enhances the efforts of individuals who are blind or vision impaired * aids in regaining self-confidence, self-esteem, and independence 
Promotes: equality for Canada's blind and visually impaired * their integration in the sighted population * recreational and social activities * equal treatment of the blind and visually impaired in a free and democratic society without limitation or discrimination 
Monitors and assesses the services provided by the service delivery agencies * ensures quality of service throughout Canada * development of technology training programs 
Peer-driven Get Together with Technology program where those with vision loss coach others with vision loss on how to use various kinds of technology
Hours Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm
Areas Served Canada
Eligibility People who are legally blind or visually impaired
Application Call, e-mail or visit website for more information
Languages English
Fees Membership - $10 annually (2020)
Service Categories Disability Associations ~ Visual Impairments ; Disability Rights Groups ~ Visual Impairments ; Health/Disability Related Support Groups ~ Visual Impairments ; Individual Advocacy ~ Visual Impairments ; Social Clubs/Events ~ Visual Impairments
Waiting List No
Contact Information
Office Phone 613-567-0311
Toll Free Phone 1-877-304-0968
Fax 613-567-2728
Social Media Facebook Twitter
Primary Contact Shelley Ann Morriss, Administrator
Alternate Contact Becky Goodwin; Email:
Other Details
Established National Organization: 1944
Funding Donations - Charitable Registration Number: 119218899 RR0001 ; Membership fees
Elections The National Board of Directors is elected; Executive Committees at the division and club levels are elected
Resources Website, Newsletter Focus
Accreditation No

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