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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, outings or social visits.

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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