CNIB [Central East]

Site: Simcoe/Muskoka

Service: Vision Mate Program

Office Phone 705-728-3352
Toll Free Phone 1-800-563-0887
Fax 705-722-5305
Social Media Facebook Facebook, Twitter Twitter, YouTube YouTube
Primary Contact Lucia Ricardo, Program Lead, Peer Support, and Youth Leadership; Phone: 705-728-3352 ext 5281; Email:
Hours Office: Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm * assistance hours vary
Description and Service
Former Name Canadian National Institute for the Blind. Ontario Division. Simcoe/Muskoka District. Barrie Office
Description (Service) Vision Mate volunteers provide one-on-one sighted assistance and companionship for one or two hours per week for a person who is blind or partially sighted * approved activities: reading, organizing, walking, assisting with errands and/or outings, social visiting * volunteers complete an interview, orientation and training * two character references and a police record check with a vulnerable sector check required
Eligibility Ages: 19 year(s) and up 
CNIB adult clients
Application Call or email
Languages English ; French - Website
Fees None
Location Information
Areas Served Muskoka District ; Simcoe County
Located In Community Barrie
Address & Map
20 Anne St S
Barrie, ON L4N 2C6
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Intersection Anne St S and Dunlop St W
Physical Access Fully Accessible

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