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Jul 28, 2020

CHKC Call for Nominations for the 10th Annual JT Award

The “JT Award” recognizes significant contributions to the Canadian deafblind community by a deserving individual, consumer group or service provider who has demonstrated excellence in at least one of the categories of: Awareness to the disability of deafblindness, Expansion to available services and programs, Involvement of individuals who are deafblind at all levels. Joyce Thompson […]

National Deafblind Awareness Month
Jun 1, 2020

Make A Wave from Coast to Coast!

Twenty years after the Ontario legislature declared June as Deafblind Awareness Month and five years after June was declared National Deafblind Awareness Month in the Senate of Canada, we created a video to raise awareness and celebrate the contributions of Canadians who are deafblind. This video was made possible thanks to collaborative efforts across the […]

May 27, 2020

COVID-19 Update

CHKC continues to monitor the COVID-19 situation and make decisions informed by public health officials to ensure the health and safety of our community. CHKC has a pandemic plan and protocols are in place. We have taken a number of steps to safeguard the community, including: -Closing the Training Centre as of Monday, March 16 […]

Deafblind Awareness Month Flag
May 25, 2020

JUNE IS NATIONAL DEAFBLIND AWARENESS MONTH

JUNE IS NATIONAL DEAFBLIND AWARENESS MONTH Organizations providing services for Canadians who are deafblind seek to raise awareness Toronto, Ontario – MAY 25, 2020 – Many of us receive information through our eyes and ears. Whether it’s from television news, conversations with neighbours, headlines on a mobile device, or weather reports on an app. These […]

Katie preparing meal for Breakfast Club
Mar 5, 2020

March 2020

Below you will find a list of the March 2020 activities at the CHKC Training Centre. Tuesday, March 3 Knitting Club, 11:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Seniors Drop-in, 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. Thursday, March 5 Breakfast Club, 9:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. Friday, March 6 Advocacy Club, 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. Saturday, March […]

Feb 19, 2020

Bougie Bingo Benefit

  NOTE: Due to the effects of the COVID-19 virus, the Bougie Bingo Benefit in Support of People Who Are Deafblind has been rescheduled for Friday, September 18, 2020.  BUY TICKETS The first annual Canadian Helen Keller Centre (CHKC) Bougie Bingo Benefit in Support of People Who Are Deafblind will take place on September 18, […]

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