Saint John Chapter
|Record #: HDC0772||Last Modified: 29 Jun 2018||Last Full Update: 29 Jun 2018|
|Toll Free Phone||1-877-304-0968|
|Primary Contact||Gerry Harris, Coordinator; Phone: 506-653-1311|
|Description & Services|
|Cross Reference||Canadian Council of the Blind ; CCB ; Saint John Chapter|
|Description of service(s)||Social advocacy & support group for the blind and visually impaired. Provides advocacy for people in need and increase government awareness of needs for the visually impaired. Volunteers to assist with the group are always welcomed.
The main objectives of the CCB are to give people who are blind or vision impaired a voice in their own affairs (through the consumer advocacy movement) and to provide rehabilitation through peer support and social and recreational activities.
|Dates Program is Offered||Open year round|
|Areas Served||Kings County ; St John County|
|Application||Must be registered with CNIB.|
|Fees||Membership - $10.00 annually|
|Located In Community||Saint John|
|Address & Map||Saint John, NB
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|Service Level||(51) Registered Charity|
|Elections||Elections held in March, every two years. Next election March, 2017.|
|Meetings||Meet September through June.
1st Thursday of each month (except July and August) at the Boys and Girls Club, Paul Harris St, Saint John in the auditorium, 6:30 pm-8 pm.
|Designated Day/Week/Month/ Events||Annual Sports Week - long weekend in May, different location in Atlantic Canada each year.|
|Service Categories||Disability Associations ; Health/Disability Related Counselling ; Medical Equipment/Assistive Technology Donation Programs ; Visual Impairments|