Cochlear Implant Assistance Fund

Canadian Hard of Hearing Association


Description
Offers funding assistance with the daily operational costs of Cochlear Implants for users on a low or fixed income.

Service offers:

  • funding to help qualifiers (successful applicants) pay for batteries and accessories
  • initial set-up costs of buying a battery charger and rechargeable batteries for Cochlear Implants
Eligibility
Yes, Service targeted to individuals in need of financial assistance as defined by the low-income cut off levels established by the Canadian Council on Social Development.    
Application Process
Service Access: Application Required, To access service call or email for application details. 
Referral Process: No


Waiting Period: Yes,

Wait time varies. Contact for details.


Toll Free
1-800-263-8068 (National)
Telephone
780-428-6622 (Edmonton)
Telephone
403-284-6224
Web Site
https://www.chha.ca/
Email
info@chha-calgary.ca
Languages
American Sign Language (ASL); English
Fees
Fee: No
Fee Reduction: No
Membership Fee: Yes,

Annual membership fees:



  • Individual Edmonton Only $15.00

  • Individual National only $30.00

  • Individual Edmonton and National Combined $45.00 

  • Family $80.00 


Membership fees vary. Call or e-mail for details. Membership chairperson can take installments for local annual membership fees or this can be discussed at an executive meeting if needed.


Accessibility
Wheelchair access: Yes - Handicapped parking and wheelchair ramp at front of building. Elevator inside front door. Accessible public washrooms.
Other disabled access: Yes - TTY and amplified phone for public use. FM amplification system for the public meeting room.
Topic(s)
Last Verified On
July 14, 2022
Address
Calgary Office; 63 Cornell Road NW
Calgary, AB, T2L 0L4
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Hours of Operation

Hours vary. Calls are returned within 24 hours.