DEAF Independent Living Program DEAF Inc

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Contact Information

DEAF Inc
Contact: Carol Hilbinger, Director of Independent Living Services
Email Address: DHILS@deafinconline.org
Phone: 617-254-4041 xTTY/V
Fax: 617-254-7091

215 Brighton Avenue Boston, MA 02134
Area Served: Boston

Map Location DEAF Independent Living Program

Narrative

Provides a variety of Independent Living skills training opportunites. Advocacy services and information & referral, peer counseling and skills training. All consumers must be deaf or hard of hearing. Serves Deaf, DeafBlind, Hard of Hearing and Late Deafened indivduals - ages 14 through and including seniors.  Primarily serves adults and seniors. Added assistance for seniors Including home safety and technology assessment and assistance. Assistance with assistive technology including financial assistance through application to various programs is available. Free services. Allston/Boston office: 617-254-4041 TTY/V.  Regional offices in Taunton (71 Main Street, suite 1300B) (508-802-5833 TTY/V, 508-692-9390 VP), New Bedford (105 William Street, room #25) (508-990-1382 TTY/V, 508-858-5178 VP), Salem (35 Congress St, suite 204) (978-740-0394 TTY, 978-910-0165 V/VP).  Subcontracted services in Merrimac Valley and Cape Cod and the Islands - contact Boston office for information.

Service Types

  • Disability Awareness
  • Equipment Loan
  • Financial Assistance
  • Skills Training

Program Type

  • Advocacy
  • Assistive Technology and Equipment
  • Communication
  • Counseling
  • Education
  • Independent Living
  • Information/Referral
  • Jobs
  • Legal
  • Recreation/Arts/Social and Leisure

Populations Served

  • DeafBlind
  • Hard of Hearing

Ages Served

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

Languages Spoken

  • American Sign Language
  • Spanish

Accessibility Features

  • Accessible Parking
  • Accessible Public Transportation
  • Accessible Restrooms
  • Braille/audio
  • Near Public Transportation
  • Services at Home
  • Wheelchair Ramps

Additional Information

  • Fees: Personal Funds