Core Services

Core Services:

DHHSC offers the core services listed below. Please see the brief description for each service, and contact us if you would like additional information.

Advocacy Services

We will work with you to ensure equal access and participation in all services and programs provided in the community. We can explain or clarify what rights you have according to laws that protect you, such as the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA).

Communication Services (including Interpreting)

Need someone to assist you with making phone calls? We can interpret voice calls for you or demonstrate how to use a videophone or different assistive phone devices. Looking for an interpreter? Call us today and we will schedule an interpreter for your communication needs.

Independent Living Skills Instruction

Want to learn how to become more independent? Want to live in your own apartment but need assistance with filling out an application or getting a credit check?  Need to learn how to ride the bus to a store or work? Struggling with bills and want to learn how to better manage finances?

Counseling

Need someone with whom to discuss problems/issues you are facing? We can work with you on problem-solving through individual and/or group sessions to support you in meeting your goals.

Job Development & Placement Assistance

Looking for a job? Through contracted services with the Department of Rehabilitation (DOR) and Employment Development Department (EDD), we can assist you with finding a job, developing a resume, completing an application, preparing for an interview, and so much more…

Community Education

Invite us to provide a Deaf Awareness Training or attend one of our many workshops on a variety of issues. We also welcome suggested workshop topics.

Information & Referral

We have a large collection of local, state, and national resources about Deaf events, summer camps for Deaf children, colleges, social service agencies, and much more! Looking for specific information about anything you need? We will connect you to the right resources.