Deaf-Blind Services

What We Offer:


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 Tuesday of each Month from 11:00am – 3:00pm at Fresno Headquarters DHHSC
  • Volunteer/Mentorship Opportunities: contact Kathy Yoshida : KathyY (at) dhhsc.org

Support Service Provider Training

  • Workshop: 1st Wednesday of each month from 3:30 pm – 5:30pm at Fresno Headquarters DHHSC
  • 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:
1. www.aadb.org – American Association of Deaf-Blind
2. www.hknc.org – Helen Keller National Center
3. www.cadbs.org – California Deaf Blind Services
4. www.nationaldb.org – National Consortium on Deaf Blindness
5. www.ncadb.org – Northern California Association of the Deaf-Blind

Please contact our Fresno Headquarters for more information.