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Houston Black Advocats hosts the “Tropical Fun” event

RespondBy Margo Jarreau | Apr.07, 2014 | Filed in: Activities,Support

Saturday, April 12, 2014
2 Pm to 5 Pm
Woodhaven Baptist Deaf Church
Fellowship Hall
9920 Long Point Rd, Houston, TX 77055
For more information: text Kathy at 469 338-3008 or email

$10 Non-members
$8 HBDA Members
$5 Kids 12 years of age or younger

Meal Plan:
*Orange Chicken Stir Fry
*White Rice
* Watermelon Fruit Basket
* Punch Bowl Cake
* Lemonade Water

*Hawaiian Dance Contest: Win a trophy!
*Best Male/Female Tropical Attire! Prizes awarded!
*Buy a Tropical Tree for $1 or 6/$5! Prize ever time, but a few big prizes!
*Buy a non-alcoholic lava drink for $1. Get a free luau bracelet!

Proceeds benefit the SWRBDA 2014 Conference

This post was submitted by Margo Jarreau.

Bringing Songs to Life in Signs for the Church

RespondBy Christina Belbas | Mar.18, 2014 | Filed in: Community,Support

Come to Sagemont and learn how to sign your favorite church songs! We will meet on Saturday, March 22, 2014, from 9 A.M. to 4 P.M. Leyel Hudson, a certified interpreter, will show us how to interpret songs commonly sung in church services. The fee for the class is $35, accepting both cash and checks. We will be in room WC1113, and lunch will be provided. For more information contact Kay Brown-Arnett at 713-412-8723 or CEU’s for the class are pending.

This post was submitted by Christina Belbas.

Mannafest Conference 2014

RespondBy | Feb.21, 2014 | Filed in: Community,Support

Mannafest speaks to the heart of God’s meeting of manhood and provides resources to build up true manhood to last for a lifetime.

Crossover Bible Fellowship is hosting Mannafest Conference (men conference) in Houston, Texas on Friday, February 28th and Saturday, March 1st, 2014. You must register at ASL interpreter(s) will be provided.

Three ways to become a better man

1. Mannafest is the key to unlocking your God given purposes as a man.
2. Mannafest will help you use God’s Word to navigate life’s traps and correctly align your family with His will.
3. Your manhood is under construction. Through Kingdom Man, Manhood Restored and 33 The Series, Mannafest provides the tools you need for the job.
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SorensonVRS Town Hall – Feb 5th

RespondBy | Feb.04, 2014 | Filed in: Community,Support

Join us to learn about what’s new at Sorenson including ntouch® VP, ntouch® for Mac®, ntouch® PC, ntouch® Tablet, ntouch® Mobile and services offered exclusively to Sorenson customers. Refreshments will be provided. continue »

Crime Victims’ Rights and HPD Victim Services

RespondBy | Jan.21, 2014 | Filed in: Community,Law,Support

The next Deaf PIP meeting will take place on Tuesday, February 4, 2014 at 7:30 PM located 9920 Long Point (Woodhaven Church)

This month, our topic presentation will be: “Crime Victims’ Rights and HPD Victim Services”.

This informative presentation will outline the statistics of the population that are victimized and also include information on crime victims’ rights and HPD victim services the event that one becomes the victim of crime.

Door Prizes!
Also, if anyone wants to volunteer to make a dish or bring chips or soft drinks for this meeting, please e-mail me at Hope to see you there.

Woodhaven Church for the Deaf
9920 Long Point

Tuesday, February 4, 2014 at 7:30 p.m.

From: Officer James Sobota
Voice # 713-308-9079
Interpreter and captioning provided

Looking for work… Please help me!!!

RespondBy | Jan.21, 2014 | Filed in: Support

Hello my name is Jessica. I am looking for work as house cleaning, clean windows or office and other things. Also, I would like to babysit who have a child or toddler. If you have any idea and let me know. I cant work at a real job, only work that pays cash only. I need out of house and do something. What can I do? I live in Humble, Texas and am hard of hearing with sign language. Please contact me

Sincerely, Jessica S.

This post was submitted by Jessica Smith.


RespondBy | Dec.27, 2013 | Filed in: Community,Support

My name is Angelia and I own a Liberty Tax office located at

3419 East Broadway Suite E
Pearland, Texas 77581

We can help with tax season by signing making the process much easier. Tax season is stressful for everyone. So, email us with any questions or for an appointment. Please mention this posting in your email and we will discount your return. Have a wonderful day and a fabulous week.

This post was submitted by Angelia Thomas.

Where can I get film captioning

1 CommentBy | Nov.13, 2013 | Filed in: Articles,Support

The use of captioning also makes the site look more professional and organized; thus positively affecting the image of the company.
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This post was submitted by MichaelWilliams.

Disability Rights Texas Public Forum – focus on mental illness

RespondBy Edie Surtees | Sep.13, 2013 | Filed in: Community,Support

Disability Rights Texas provides free legal and advocacy services for people with disabilities. Join them for a meeting to discuss issues that are important to people affected by or coping with mental illness. continue »

This post was submitted by Edie Surtees.

Citywide Positive Interaction Program – HPD Bomb Squad

RespondBy | Sep.06, 2013 | Filed in: Community,Support

The next Chief’s “Citywide Positive Interaction Program” PIP meeting, will take place on Tuesday, September 10, 2013 at 7 PM, located at 1602 State St Houston, Texas 77007 (Auditorium). continue »

Woodhaven Women’s Ministry – Sell your craft (LLBDC)

RespondBy | Sep.03, 2013 | Filed in: Community,Support

Lillian Beard Deaf Center
Woodhaven Women’s Ministry

Date: 9/21/2013

Need to Sell Your Craft??? Bring your craft to Woodhaven Baptist Deaf Church on 9/21/2013.
Rent booth spaces for $15.00.

Keep what you earn!!!

Contact Rochelle Simpson 832 413 6266
Only one more month left to get rent booth spaces and come to see crafts

This post was submitted by Rochelle B. Simpson.

Houston Walk4Hearing

RespondBy Lowry Allen | Aug.27, 2013 | Filed in: Activities,Support

The Hearing Loss Association of America (HLAA) will host the Houston Walk4Hearing at Tom Bass Park in Houston on Saturday, Nov. 2. continue »

This post was submitted by Lowry Allen.

Houston Living for the Deaf

1 CommentBy | Aug.13, 2013 | Filed in: Community,Support

I am a Social Worker who works in a Psychiatric Hospital in Houston. Recently I had a young man on one of our units who needed placement, as his family are not in the position to care for him due to their own issues. Although he has some anger issues I believed most of his issues came from frustration. continue »

This post was submitted by Shay Phillips.

New to Houston, Looking for connection / jobs.

RespondBy Nicholas | Jul.12, 2013 | Filed in: Support

Hello, My name is Nicholas, I’m Deaf myself. Im relocating to Houston, Texas at aug 1st. And looking for jobs near galleria areas.. And I’m new to that city. Would like to get connected and get know more about deaf community and jobs. continue »

This post was submitted by Nicholas.

Banker’s Life and Casualty

RespondBy | Jun.02, 2013 | Filed in: Articles,Community,Support

I am only placing this ad here for those who have interest in life insurance and would like more information on the subject.
I am familiar with the deaf culture as I am a sibling of a deaf brother. continue »

This post was submitted by Linda Yates.

Texting to a 9-1-1 Call Center in Harris and Fort Bend Counties – now available

RespondBy | Apr.30, 2013 | Filed in: Community,Headlines,Support

Announcing a new emergency service for residents who are deaf or hard-of-hearing TEXTING TO A 9-1-1 CALL CENTER IS NOW AVAILABLE!

On Wednesday, May 1, 2013, 9:30 – 11:30 a.m., MOPD, the Houston Fire Department and the Greater Harris County 9-1-1 Emergency Network will provide training for individuals who cannot make a voice call to 9-1-1, assist people in registering for the text service and provide free visual fire alarms to qualified participants who are deaf or hard of hearing at the Metropolitan Multi-Service Center (MMSC) at 1475 West Gray Street, Houston 77019. Prizes and refreshments are available. Contact June Eaton to RSVP and/or to request accommodation before Monday, April 29, 2013, at or 832.394.0814. continue »

The Rose is serving women with mammograms

RespondBy Jenny Holzaepfel - Program Manager | Apr.30, 2013 | Filed in: Community,Headlines,Sickness,Support

The Rose is a 26 year existing non-profit in Houston serving women with mammograms, bone density and related diagnostic cancer screening services.

What is unique about The Rose is that we help uninsured women who can’t afford their care. If you have insurance, consider having your mammogram with us. It allows us to help more women and last year,we helped 9,000 uninsured women. If you are uninsured, we have sponsorship programs for women who qualify. See the attached flyer! continue »

This post was submitted by Jenny Holzaepfel - Program Manager.

The Workshop for HUD and Cinco de Mayo

RespondBy Margo Jarreau | Apr.26, 2013 | Filed in: Community,Support

It is good benefit for deaf people to learn the future to buy the house under HUD through workshop. They can be qualified to buy low cost house. They can avoid foreclosure or bankrupt by learning the steps to build up the foundation of home and wisely save money to put down payment.
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This post was submitted by Margo Jarreau.

Need intervener for Deafblind person

1 CommentBy | Apr.08, 2013 | Filed in: Support

Hello! I have a 19 year old Deafblind daughter, who studies in Austin and comes home on weekends and holidays. We live in Bellaire, Texas, and I am looking for someone to spend time with her and help her improve her communication and self-help skills. She communicates via tactile, co-active ASL.

This post was submitted by Rubina Khan .

Church wide garage sale

RespondBy | Apr.05, 2013 | Filed in: Activities,Support

The Church of Humble will have their church wide garage sale:

Saturday April 6, 2013
8 a.m. Until 2 p.m.

8819 Will Clayton Pkwy
Humble, TX 77338

Come to the Deaf table to support us!

This post was submitted by Connie Goosby.

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