Deaf-Blind Services

List of what services we offer for Deaf-Blind:


Deaf Blind Support Group

  • Mission: Provide the Deaf-Blind Community an opportunity to interact with their peers, develop a support system, and share resources in a communication-accessible environment leading to personal empowerment and independent living
  • Meeting Times: 2nd Wednesday of each Month from 11:00am – 3:00pm at DHHSC Fresno Headquarters
  • Volunteer/Mentorship Opportunities: contact resources@dhhsc.org

Support Service Provider Training

  • Workshop: 1st Wednesday of each month from 3:30 pm – 5:30pm at DHHSC Fresno Headquarters
  • Topics include: Deaf-Blind Culture and Etiquette, Communication Modes, Human Guiding, Becoming an effective Support Service Provider, Causes of Deaf Blindness, Deaf-Blind Perspective Panel

Case Management

  • Performed by Client Service Specialists – includes DHHSC’s core services

Support Service Providers

  • Volunteer-run program to provide SSP services to Deaf-Blind community members.

Links:

 Other resources: 

https://www.affordablecollegesonline.org/colleges-helping-visually-impaired-students/

 

Please contact our Fresno Headquarters for more information.