Canadian Council of the Blind

Saint John Chapter

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Contact Information
Toll Free Phone 1-877-304-0968
E-Mail ccb@ccbnational.net
Website ccbnational.net/fresco/
Primary Contact Gerry Harris, Coordinator; Phone: 506-653-1311
Description & Services
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
Eligibility All ages
Application Must be registered with CNIB.
Languages English
Fees Membership - $10.00 annually
Location information
Located In Community Saint John
Address & Map Saint John, NB
 
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Other Details
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.
Subjects
Service Categories Disability Associations ; Health/Disability Related Counselling ; Medical Equipment/Assistive Technology Donation Programs ; Visual Impairments

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