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

Tel: (709) 754-1180 (ext. 5904)     Contact: Deborah Wearn

Email: Deborah.wearn@cnib.ca

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

Facebook: @cnibnl

Mandate: CNIB strives 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 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 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
    • Consumer Products and Assistive Technology
    • Orientation and Mobility
    • Low Vision Services
    • Child and Family Service Intervention
    • Atlantic Connections Online
    • Peer Support Groups
    • Braille Mentoring Program

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