There are a variety of different online resources for the Deaf, Hard-of-Hearing, DeafBlind and general public to learn about community organizations and supportive resources. Listed below are a few websites that may be helpful. The list provided is not comprehensive, therefore if there is an area of information you are looking for and do not find, please feel free to contact us.
Happy Hands Club of the Deaf – no website currently. Check WIDHH’s senior outreach for contact information
- Deaf and Hard of Hearing Seniors Outreach (DHHSO)
- Employment Counselling
- Sign Language Interpreting Services – Community and Medical
Mid-Island Deaf Association (MIDA) – no website or Facebook Page available
South Vancouver Island Association of the Deaf – SVIAD Facebook
Northern and Central BC
Northern Interior Association of the Deaf (NIAD) – no website or Facebook Page available
Okanagan Valley Association of the Deaf (OVAD) – no website or Facebook Page available
DeafBC.ca – to find out what’s happening in and around British Columbia
- Burnaby South Secondary School
- South Slope Elementary School
- Provincial Outreach Program for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing
Women with Disabilities and Deaf Women Program (Toronto, Ontario)
Publications and Resources Links
Mental Health and Deaf People – Presented by Dr. Cathy Chovaz, Director CDEAF; Psychology, King’s University College and Psychiatry, Western University
World – Outside of Canada
Abused Deaf Women’s Advocacy Services (ADWAS in short – based in Seattle, Washington)- striving towards a healthy community that is free of violence and oppression.
Deaf Hope (Oakland, California) – Our mission is to end violence in Deaf communities through empowerment, education and services.
Learning American Sign Language – great list of different resources about learning ASL and Deaf Culture