2017 Programs Guide now available


CNIB offers a range of programs and services aimed at enhancing quality of life for Nova Scotians who are blind or partially sighted and their families.

Most of these programs are offered at no charge to participants, thanks to the generosity of our donors. 

Our 2017 Programs Guide​ is now available available in accessible PDF.

Here's a sneak peek at what we have to offer:

Our Peer Support Programs ensure individuals with vision loss have ongoing opportunities to connect either one-to-one and or attend monthly peer support groups. 

  • One-to-One Peer Support Program

  • Monthly Peer Support Program 

  • Family Peer Support Program 

  • Parenting with Vision Loss Peer Support Program 

  • Parenting Children with Vision Loss Peer Support Program 

  • Post-Secondary Peer Support Program 

The Vision Mate Program matches individuals living with vision loss with specially-trained volunteers who offer companionship and one-on-one assistance with day-to-day tasks and errands.

Children and Youth Programs offer a range of peer support and camp experiences where kids can just be kids, while learning about self-advocacy, developing leadership skills, and making new friends.

  • Summer Day Camp 

  • Youth Discussion Group

  • Youth Retreat

Our Recreation Programs provide an opportunity for individuals with vision loss to connect with others who have similar interests – from self-defence, knitting, painting and sculpting to a love of books, walking and movies.

  • Audio Book Club

  • Create Night 

  • Family Fun Days 

  • Knitting Club

  • Walking Club

  • Living Safe

Our Advocacy Program is aimed at breaking down barriers and creating an inclusive society in which people with vision loss can thrive.​​

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