Address:171 Queens Ave., Unit 101
London, ON, N6A 5J7
Districts / Neighbourhoods:Downtown London
Category:Not For Profit
Ever wish you had an accessible place to hang out in your area? A place where you could attend fun events, try out the latest assistive technologies, learn new skills and get to know other people in your community who are blind or have sight loss? Well, that's what CNIB's Community Hubs are all about.
Whether it's career support, tech training, youth groups, cooking classes or book clubs - our virtual programs are guaranteed to keep you entertained and engaged. Programs are free and available to Canadians who are blind or partially sighted as well as their families, friends and caregivers.
CNIB provides an opportunity for limitless possibilities, providing you with the knowledge, skills and confidence to smash barriers in pursuit of the life you choose. Our programs are designed to address the needs of people of all ages across five areas:
Live - Live programs provide the support and service to enhance your daily living skills, realize your goals, and seize your future with confidence. Programs such as Vision Mate Program, Peer Support Programs and CNIB Guide Dogs.
Play - Whether you're thinking of trying yoga or learning how to paint, Play programs foster an active and healthy lifestyle and give you the opportunity to connect with others.
Work - CNIB's Come To Work programs provide you with the skills and resources to attain your career ambitions, thrive academically at every stage and hone your abilities as an entrepreneur or mentor.
Learn - CNIB's Learn programs focus on education, skills training, and literacy to empower you to achieve your goals by fostering social skills and independence.
Tech - Unleashing the power of technology lets you lead on independent life. The technology programs level the playing field, providing skills and training that focus on the accessible, available and affordable technology.
The CNIB SmartLife Kiosk at the London Hub has many items that can make life easier after a loss of sight. SmartLife has grown to be one of Canada's largest retailers of assistive products for people who are blind or partially sighted, serving more then 15 000 customers per year.