Hearing Assistive Technology

Hearing assistive technology makes communication accessible for people with hearing loss.

Whether you’re seeking information for yourself or a loved one, discover how modern hearing aids, cochlear implants, and hearing loops are changing the way we connect and engage with the world of sound.

Hearing Aids

Click the button below to learn about hearing aids, their purpose, and their recommended care.

Cochlear Implants

Click the button below to learn more about cochlear implants, their purpose, and eligibility.

Hearing Loops

Click the button below to learn about hearing loops, how they help people with hearing loss, and how to use them.

Hearing Assistive Technology Distributors

Information on Assistive Listening devices and systems can be obtained from the following distributors and retailers, as well as your local hearing aid dispenser or Deaf and Hard of Hearing service agency.

Provinces and territories have programs in place that may help pay for part or all of your device cost through their health or social service program(s). Always ask your retailer which devices are covered by government subsidies.

The Hearing Assistive Technology Group (HAT)

An authorized partner of Contacta Systems, the global leader in assistive listening technology with over 50 years of experience. Through their passion to help remove communication barriers and build inclusive spaces for the hard of hearing community, they help deploy and leverage hearing loop technology in public spaces.

Website: https://www.hearingassistivetech.com

Telephone: 1-800-662-2972

Western Institute for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing
2125 West 7th Avenue, Vancouver, BC V6K 1X9
T: (604) 736-7391
TTY: (604) 736-2527
Fax: (604) 736-4381

ALDS – Distributing Inc.
20540 Duncan Way, Unit #103
Langley, BC V3A 7A3
T: (604) 514-0053
(Voice/TTY) Toll-free: 1-866-845-ALDS (2537)
Fax: (604) 514-0037

Deaf and Hear Alberta
63 Cornell Road NW
Calgary, AB T2L 0L4
T: (403) 284-6200
Fax: 1-866-501-0653
Toll-free: 1-866-471-2805

Saskatchewan Deaf and Hard of Hearing Services
2341 Broad Street
Regina, SK S4P 1Y9
T: (306) 352-3323
Toll Free: 1-800-565-3323
TTY: (306) 522-0750
Toll-free TTY: 1-888-272-9116
Fax: (306) 757-3252

Society for Manitobans with Disabilities
Head Office – Winnipeg 825 Sherbrooke Street
Winnipeg, MB R3A 1M5
T: (204) 975-3010
Toll-free: 1-866-282-8041
Canada/US TTY: (204) 975-3012
Toll-free TTY: 1-800-225-9108 Canada/US
Fax: (204) 975-3073

Canadian Hearing Society
271 Spadina Road, Toronto, ON M5R 2V3
T: (416) 928-2500
TTY: (416) 964-0023
Fax: (416) 9282523

L’Institut Raymond-Dewar
3600, rue Berri, Local A-464, Montréal (Qc) H2L 4G9
Voix: (514) 284-2214 poste 3608
ATS: (514) 284-3747 poste 3608
Télécop: (514) 844-6575

South-East Deaf and Hard of Hearing Services Inc.

1690 West Main Street, Moncton, NB E1E 1G9
T: (506) 859-2979
TTY: (506) 859-6101

St. John Deaf and Hard of Hearing Services Inc.
302-646 Fairville Blvd., Saint John, NB E2M 4Y7
T: (506) 633-0599
TTY: (506) 634-8037 ATS
Fax: (506) 652-3382

Society of Deaf and Hard of Hearing Nova Scotians
117-1657 Barrington Street, Halifax, NS B3J 2A1
T: (902) 422-7130
Fax: (902) 492-3864

Canadian Hard of Hearing Association-Newfoundland and Labrador
103-136 Crosbie Road St., John’s, NL A1B 3K3
T: (709) 753-3224
Toll-free: 1-888-753-3224
Fax: (709) 753-5640

Please note: This list is not all-inclusive. Please first speak to your hearing device dispenser or deaf and hard of hearing service agency about available devices and systems.

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