Female activity coordinator with seniors.

Seniors' Services

Services tailored for Deaf seniors’ in the Southern Ontario region, ranging from “in your home” to “out in the community”.

Developmental Services clients at an outdoor activity posing for picture.

Developmental Services

Improving Community connections for deaf and hard of hearing children and adults with Intellectual disabilities.

The developmental services coordinators.

Mental Health

Mental health treatment for Deaf and hard of hearing children, youth, families and children of Deaf adults.

ASL teacher teaching sign language.

Education Services

Educational programs for Deaf and hearing children and adults that encourages active learning, creativity and shared experiences in a supportive environment.

Kids having fun during summer camp on a tube in the lake.


An inclusive environment where a Deaf child can enjoy everything that a summer camp can offer, without any communication barriers.

About the Foundation

The Bob Rumball Foundation for the Deaf helps fund services, programs and activities that provide a higher quality of life and build a better future for the Deaf and those with multiple challenges.

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Rumball News

Day Program is moving to Online!

Day Program is moving to Online!

We are thrilled to announce that Day Program is moving online! This is for individuals with a developmental disability who wish to be engaged with the community while learning new skills. To register, please contact Oliver Luehr for the full weekly schedule and Zoom...

Thank you from Derek Rumball

I wanted to be in touch this month to say Thank You! We are extremely grateful for your generous support during these past few months. Your gifts, which have included financial contributions, donations of PPE, food, and so many acts of kindness for our front-line...

Let us tell you about PAH!

Need help? Please contact at PAH!:   Do you know about PAH!? PAH! is a children’s mental health program. We welcome all Deaf and hard of hearing children, youth, and families as well as hearing children of Deaf adults. We support any level of hearing loss, the...

A message from the Board of the Ontario Mission of the Deaf

April 23, 2020 Friends of the Camp of the Deaf I write to you today on behalf of the Board of the Ontario Mission of the Deaf. We are living in very strange and unusual times. This does impact the use of the Deaf Camp. The camp was shutdown in early March ahead of...

HELP! PPE needed for Barrie (BRHD)!!

HELP! PPE needed for Barrie (BRHD)!!

We have an urgent need at our Long Term Care home in Barrie (BRHD) to meet the critical demands of our healthcare professionals who are working tirelessly to help keep our community healthy and safe. You can help by donating supplies! As we continue to move through...

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