Our Services

The Dalhousie Hearing Aid Assistance Program- Community Services (DHAAP-CS) is an opportunity to assist adults who receive Income Assistance the Nova Scotia Department of Community Services with:

  • assessments for hearing loss and if required, hearing aids
  • hearing aid services and maintenance/repairs
  • comprehensive education and services about hearing loss and use of hearing aids

Hearing aids have "entry level technology" that have been purchased directly from the manufacturer.  The hearing aids will have a limited warranty for maintenance/repairs.

The program provides audiology students from the Masters program at the School of Human Communication Disorders with hands-on clinical experiences with hearing assessment, hearing aid fitting, post-fitting follow-ups and audiological rehabilitation. All hearing aid fittings with student involvement are done under the supervision of an audiologist.

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 and application form.