DeafBlind Ontario Services

Site: Newmarket, Leslie Street

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Record #: NKT0701 Last Modified: 24 Mar 2015 Last Full Update: 24 Mar 2015
Record Details
Former NameIndependent Living Residences for the Deafblind In Ontario (1 Dec 2007)
Office Phone905-853-2862
Toll Free Phone1-855-340-3267
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Primary ContactSusan Manahan, Director of Development and Communications; Phone: ext 228; Email:
Primary ExecutiveRoxanna Spruyt-Rocks, Chief Executive Director; Phone: ext 222
FundingProvincial - Ministry of Community and Social Services
Description (Service)Supports individuals who are deafblind to live and thrive within the community
HoursMon-Fri 8 am-4 pm
Areas ServedCambridge ; Durham Region ; Kitchener ; Middlesex County ; Ottawa ; Simcoe County ; Waterloo ; York Region
EligibilityReferrals come from a variety of sources including: the Ministry of Community and Social Services (MCSS), Canadian Deafblind Association (CDBA), W. Ross Macdonald School, other organizations, associations or individuals interacting with persons who are deafblind or the deafblind person or their representative.
ApplicationCandidates are asked to fill out an initial application form, which is filed on a waiting list; if a vacancy becomes available, a more detailed application is required including details of previous programs, and a medical history; an initial assessment is then completed with the deafblind persons in their familiar environments; the application is reviewed by the Director of Client Services, who ensures that the privacy of the deafblind person applying is protected; referrals can be made to the Director of Client Services at or by phone at 1-855-340-3267
LanguagesEnglish ; SEE, AITSL, ASL
Site LocationVarious locations throughout Ontario
Located In CommunityNewmarket
Address & Map
17665 Leslie St, Unit 15
Newmarket, ON L3Y 3E3
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Service CategoriesLife Skills Education ~ Deaf-Blindness
Print MaterialOur newsletter, Keeping [In Touch] and our Annual Reports are available on our website