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Vision Clinic

Service: Gift of Sight Program

Contact Information
Office Phone 905-309-2233
Primary Contact Diana Valsi-Nekoui, Director
Agency Information
Description (Agency) Provider of prescription eyewear
Legal Status (60) Commercial
Description and Service Details
Description (Service) Program provides no name prescription eyewear to those working individuals not eligible for social assistance, personal benefits, Indian affairs or veterans affairs plans. Contact the charitable organizations listed in the application field for referral. Please do not contact stores directly.
Hours Mon-Fri 9 am-5 pm
Areas Served Hamilton (City of) ; Niagara Region
Eligibility Low income working individuals/families NOT eligible for MCSS social assistance, ODSP, benefit plans through Indian Affairs, Veteran Affairs or personal plans in need of glasses.
Application Contact Ontario Works and/or Ontario Disability Support Program first, as coverage may be provided through these agencies. If ineligible for OW or ODSP, contact these organizations for a referral to the program: Community Care, St Catharines & Thorold 905-685-1349 or Gillians Place, St Catharines 905-684-4000.
Languages English
Fees Available assistance provided by MCSS, Ontario Works and the Ministry of Community & Social Services Support Program. Covering prescription eyewear and eye exams. Ontario Works and Ministry also provide fee assistance for eye exams. Fee assistance available for eye exam rebates.
Site Information
Located In Community Grimsby
Mailing Address c/o Head Office-Vision Clinic 
65 Main St E, 2nd Fl 
Grimsby, ON L3M 1M7
Physical Access Not Applicable - No physical address
Categories and Classification
HCSD Main Heading Disabilities ; Income Programs
HCSD Sub Heading Assistance Programs ; Assistive Devices ; Health & Physical Disabilities
Service Categories Medical Expense Assistance ; Visual/Reading Aids

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