Deaf-Blind Community Access Network (DBCAN) Deaf Incorporated

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Contact Information

Deaf Incorporated
Contact: Elaine Ducharme & Jonathan LeJeune, Co-Directors
Phone: 617-2544041 xTTY/VP/VCO
Alternate Phone: 617-206-3841 xVP: Video Phone
Fax: 617-254-4929

215 Brighton Avenue Allston, MA 02134
Area Served: Boston

Map Location Deaf-Blind Community Access Network (DBCAN)


The DeafBlind Community Access Network (DBCAN) program works to empower DeafBlind people to increase and sustain their independence in the community. DBCAN's services are available to DeafBlind adults in Massachusetts.

DBCAN matches DeafBlind adults with trained Providers who assist with accomplishing everyday tasks, such as: reading mail and other printed materials, exercising and participating in fitness programs, using the MBTA and other modes of transportation, doing personal errands (bank, hair salon, shopping, and more), and attending medical appointments. Additionally, this support ensures our DeafBlind community members can also engage in cultural, educational, recreational, and religious events.


Service Types

  • Socialization Activities

Program Type

  • Communication

Populations Served

  • DeafBlind

Ages Served

  • 9 - 13
  • 14 - 18
  • 19 - 22
  • 23 – 59
  • 60 +

Languages Spoken

  • American Sign Language
  • Other

Accessibility Features

  • Accessible Public Transportation
  • Accessible Restrooms
  • Near Public Transportation
  • Services at Home
  • Sign Language
  • Wheelchair Ramps

Additional Information

  • Fees: Personal Funds