Interpreting Links

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.

 

Community Links

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.

 

Island Deaf and Hard of Hearing Centre (IDHHC)
Mid-Island Deaf Association (MIDA) – no website or Facebook Page available
South Vancouver Island Association of the Deaf – SVIAD Facebook

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

BC Cultural Society of the Deaf (BCCSD)
BC Deaf Sports Federation
DeafBC.ca – to find out what’s happening in and around British Columbia*** Page not found
Burnaby School District #41/BC School for the Deaf (BCSD):

Provincial Deaf & Hard of Hearing Services (PDHHS): **All pages in this section cannot be found**

  • Consultative Services
  • Family and Community Services (FCS)
  • Victory Hill Residential Program (VHRP) 

Violence Against Women with DisAbilities & Deaf Women**Page not found
Mental Health and Deaf People – Presented by Dr. Cathy Chovaz, Director CDEAF; Psychology, King’s University College and Psychiatry, Western University

Deaf-Blind International
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