About Us

The Dalhousie Hearing Aid Assistance Program-Community Services (DHAAP-CS) provides new hearing aids to adults who receive Income Assistance benefits from the Government of Nova Scotia. An application process is required. Clients must have a caseworker through the department of Community Services to qualify.

DHAAP-CS provides audiology students from the Masters program at the School of Communication Sciences and Disorders with hands-on clinical experiences with hearing assessment, hearing aid fitting, post-fitting follow-ups and audiological rehabilitation.

DHAAP-CS was developed in partnership with the Nova Scotia Department of Community Services, the Lion’s Club of Nova Scotia and Lions International.  

How's my hearing? Download the hearing screening questionnaire. [PDF - 209kb]

Am I eligible to receive hearing aids from the Dalhousie Hearing Aid Assistance- Community Services Program? Learn more about eligibility.  

How to apply?

For more information about the Dalhousie Hearing Aid Assistance Program - Community Services, or to apply to the program, please contact your local Department of Community Services caseworker to receive an application form or contact us directly by email (dhaap@dal.ca) or phone (902)-494-2978.