Social and Human Services


These contracted services are available through the Regional Service Centers of the Deaf and Hard of Hearing in seven offices throughout the state. The centers have Public Access Videophones. ODHH provides similar services except case management and support service provider.

Client Advocacy

Case managers work directly with clients who have a hearing loss and their families and with other organizations to ensure services are available and accessible.

Education & Training

Government agencies, nonprofit organizations and businesses can request free education and training on how to improve their accessibility to ensure effective communication with people who are deaf, hard of hearing and deaf-blind.

Information and Referral

Information and referrals to resources are available upon request.


Outreach increases public awareness about hearing loss and available resources.

Support Service Provider (SSP)

SSPs are trained, paid, sighted guides who provide visual and environmental information so that Deaf-Blind people can live independently.