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Bob Rumball Canadian Centre of Excellence for the Deaf

Site: Milton

Service: Community Participation Supports - Adult Day Services

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Services altered in response to COVID-19 (Coronavirus)

  • Essential & Non-Essential Visitors are permitted on-site
  • Visitors must be 5 years of age or older
  • Visitors must provide proof of being fully vaccinated or conduct a Rapid Antigen Test on-site prior to entry
  • Visitors must follow IPAC measures when on-site (e.g. masking, physical distancing, etc.)
Contact Information
Office Phone 905-878-4932
TTY Phone 905-875-4368
Fax 905-878-4934
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Primary Contact Philippa Howell, Executive Assistant; Email:
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Agency Information
Legal Status (50) Non Profit
Established 1985
Primary Executive Monte Hardy, Chief Executive Officer; Email:
Alternate Executive Connie Russell, Director of Programs, Developmental Services; Phone: 416-993-7008 (Text); Email:
Funding Ministry of Community and Social Services
Description and Service Details
Description (Service) Serves the area from Burlington to Guelph, and from Cambridge-Kitchener-Waterloo to Orangeville and focuses on Deaf plus individuals, principally those graduating from the Drury School, so they can continue to be in an environment where they are understood, have a sense of belonging, and have friends

The Centre provides job skills training and can assist with:
  • job placement
  • life skills
  • literacy
  • basic math
  • internet training

Adult Day Services provide meaningful experiences to participants to help build on strengths and interests, meet and socialize with peers, and focus on areas of growth within a communication rich environment * offer activities, sports and community outings; computer use; motor skill and life skill development among other activities as well as a focus on employment readiness and volunteerism for those who identify an interest in obtaining volunteer or paid employment * clients and their families are helped to cope and to learn from issues that face them
Hours Mon-Fri 9am-5pm
Areas Served Guelph ; Halton Region ; Orangeville ; Waterloo Region
Boundaries Milton
Eligibility Deaf and Deafblind children and adults with specials needs
Application Call for details
Languages English ; French ; American Sign Language (ASL)
Fees call for details
Site Information
Site Location Milton (Old Milton)
Located In Community Milton
Address & Map
7801 5 Sideroad
Milton, ON L9T 2X7
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Intersection Hwy 25 and 5 Sideroad
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Categories and Classification
HCSD Main Heading Disabilities ; Health Care
HCSD Sub Heading Disability Associations ; Health & Physical Disabilities ; Health and Physical Disabilities
Service Categories Adult Day Programs ~ Hearing Loss ; Disability Associations ~ Hearing Loss ; Independent Living Skills Instruction ~ Deaf-Blindness
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