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Vision Mate volunteers provide sighted assistance to a person who is blind or partially sighted. Activities may include reading, organizing things around the home, walking, assisting with errands, or heading on an outing or social visit.

Vision Mates usually visit a neighbour with sight loss for one or two hours a week in the person’s home or another suitable place, at a mutually convenient time.

To hear from a Vision Mate match, listen to this CBC interview.

Sign up today!

To register for the Vision Mate program, contact Filomena DiRuscio, Program Lead, Home-Based Support, Filomena.DiRuscio@cnib.ca or call 437-996-8487. 

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