IMPORTANT NOTE: On Jan 12, 2021, the Ontario Government declared a State of Emergency and issued a stay-at-home order, which came into effect Jan 14, 2021 and will last until at least Feb 11, 2021

Services listed below may be impacted in response to increased restrictions. Please contact agencies or programs listed here prior to visiting in person in order to receive up to date information on services

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 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 St Catharines
Eligibility Low income working individuals/families NOT eligible for 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 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
Service Categories Medical Expense Assistance

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