Canadian Hearing Society

Canadian Hearing Society

Our Mission  

The Canadian Hearing Society is the leading provider of services, products, and information that:

- remove barriers to communication
- advance hearing health
- promote equity for people who are culturally Deaf, oral deaf, deafened, and hard of hearing

Our Vision 

A society where all people are respected; have full access to communication; and are able to participate without social, economic, or emotional barriers.


Welcome to The Canadian Hearing Society

Founded in 1940 and unique in North America, CHS offers a complete roster of essential services, including sign language interpreting; one-on-one language development for deaf and hard of hearing children using play as the medium of learning; employment consulting; sign language instruction; speechreading training; hearing testing; hearing aids; counselling; and the most complete range of communication devices that assist and augment communication, including TTYs (text telephones), visual smoke detectors, baby monitors, signalling devices and alarm clocks.

We encourage you to explore our programs and services. If you have a question that is not answered on our site, you can easily contact us.

Our Services Include:

  • Audiology Communication Devices Program
  • CONNECT Counselling
  • Deaf-Blind Services Educational Support Services
  • Employment Services G
  • eneral Support Services
  • Hearing Aid Program
  • Hearing Care Counselling Program
  • Information & Public Awareness
  •  Ontario Interpreting Services (OIS)
  •  Sign Language Services
  • Speech-Language Pathology
  • Hearing Care Counselling
  • Program Hearing Help Classes Literacy

Contact Us


600-2197 Riverside Drive ,
Ottawa, ON, K1H 7X3


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