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Canadian Hearing Services

Site: Ottawa Regional Office

Service: Employment Services

Alternate Name EAS ; Employment Assistance Services ; OCR ; OEAS ; Ontario Employment Assessment Services ; Ontario Employment Assistance Services
Former Name Canadian Hearing Society
Location & Accessibility
Located In Community Ottawa
Address & Map
1620 Scott St, Suite 13
Ottawa, ON K1Y 4S7
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Intersection Parkdale Ave and Scott St
Bus Route Notes OC Transpo OC Travel Planner or Route Timetable
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Parking Unknown
Description and Services
Description (Service) Matches unemployed and job-ready clients who are deaf, deafened and hard of hearing with prospective employers. 
Employment Assistance Services (EAS) -- Offers employment services which may include dissemination of labour market information, employment needs assessment, career planning, employment counselling, diagnostic services, job search skills, job finding clubs, job placement services, developing an employment action plan, referral to appropriate interventions, assessments for disability-related accommodations and participant case management and follow-up.
Hours Mon-Fri 9 am-5 pm
Areas Served Ottawa (City of)
Eligibility Employment Assistance Services (EAS) -- Deaf, deafened and hard of hearing people who are unemployed
Application Call ahead * some providers may require a referral before a visit
Languages English ; French ; Quebec Sign Language ; American Sign Language (ASL) ; Quebec Sign Language (LSQ) ; Interpretive Services - Ontario Interpreter Services
Fees None
Service Categories Comprehensive Disability Related Employment Programs ~ Hearing Loss
Waiting List Yes, length varies according to program
Contact Information
Toll Free Phone 1-866-518-0000
TTY Phone Toll free 1-877-215-9530
Fax 1-855-259-7728
Social Media Facebook RSS Twitter YouTube
Primary Contact Debbie Martin, District Supervisor
Alternate Contact Maria Bosso, Employment Consultant; Email:
Other Details
Established 1962
Funding Provincial - Ministry of Training, Colleges and Universities * Ministry of Health * Local Health Intergation Network (LHIN Champlain) ; Donations - Charitable Registration Number: 106846926 RR0001 ; United Way - Ottawa * Cornwall
Elections The Provincial Board of Directors is elected annually.
Print Material Various brochures
Resources Website
Accreditation Yes

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