Canadian National Institute for the Blind (CNIB) – NL Division

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70 The Boulevard
St. John’s, NL
A1A 1K2

Tel:  (709) 754-1180 or Toll Free:  1-800-563-2642
Fax:  (709) 754-2018

Contact:  Duane Morgan
Email:  duane.morgan@cnib.ca

Website:  http://www.cnib.ca/en/newfoundland/

Mandate:

CNIB passionately provides community-based support, knowledge and a national voice to ensure Canadians who are blind or partially sighted have the confidence, skills and opportunities to fully participate in life. CNIB strives to to enhance independence for Canadians who are blind or partially sighted and to be the leader in promoting vision health.

Target Population:

CNIB is committed to helping anyone with a vision problem that cannot be corrected using ordinary lenses and that significantly affects the person’s independence.

Highlight of Programs / Services Offered:

  • CNIB works with clients in their own homes and communities, providing a range of programs and services that help people overcome the challenges of sight loss, increase their independence and achieve their goals.
  • CNIB also advocates for equal access and an inclusive society, and strives to reduce unnecessary vision loss by promoting the effective prevention, diagnosis and treatment of eye disease.
  • Services include:
    • National Helpline
    • Resources
    • Counselling
    • Independent Living
    • Orientation and Mobility
    • Consumer Products and Assistive Technology
    • Low Vision Services
    • Child and Family Service Intervention
    • Atlantic Connections Online
    • Peer Support Groups
    • Braille Mentoring Program