deaf community servicesOur Community Services for the Deaf (CSD) department offers a wide array of assistance to people who are D/deaf and hard of hearing. We raise awareness of issues related to deafness and hearing loss to the community at large. Most of our services are provided at low to no cost to the D/deaf and hard of hearing.

Established as a department in 1976, CSD is the only full-service and comprehensive program serving people who are D/deaf and hard of hearing in the Great Cincinnati area. As one of nine state-supported Community Centers for the Deaf in Ohio, we operate 365 days per year, seven days a week, and 24 hours a day to meet the needs of those serve.

Services include:

  • American Sign Language (ASL) Interpreting & Other Communication Services
  • Education and Independent Living Skills Training
  • Deaf Community Events Promoting Socialization and Networking
  • Emergency Preparedness
  • Advocacy, Know Your Rights (ADA), Peer Support
  • Public Video Phone Access
  • Reasonable Accommodation Assessments
  • Walk-in Office Hours
  • Youth Programs
  • Links

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