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 firstname.lastname@example.org or 832.394.0814. continue »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.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.
This post was submitted by Margo Jarreau.RespondBy Rubina Khan | 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 .RespondBy Connie Goosby | 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.RespondBy Nicole Zatzkin | Mar.29, 2013 | Filed in: Articles,Support
United Deaf International Services is a privately-held, non-profit, non-governmental organization (NGO) dedicated to serving the deaf, hard of hearing and disabled. UDIS serves all people regardless of religion, race, ethnicity, or gender. Volunteers Needed June 2-9, 2013 continue »
This post was submitted by Nicole Zatzkin.RespondBy Pema Tamang | Feb.12, 2013 | Filed in: Community,Support
I’m minor deaf man of 28. I lost my half hearing power when I was 18. Deapite of my disability I did my bachelor degree with major English in one of the well known university of Nepal in Asia. continue »
This post was submitted by Pema Tamang.RespondBy Victor Vodounou | Feb.06, 2013 | Filed in: Interpreter,Support
I am in need of an interpreter to help me in classes at College of Biblical Studies on the southwest side of town on Mondays from 1:30 – 4:30. I do not have funds to pay for these services as I am a student. If you can help me, I would so appreciate it! email@example.com
This post was submitted by Victor Vodounou.RespondBy ROCHELLE SIMPSON | Jan.02, 2013 | Filed in: Activities,Community,Support,Training
LBDCC WINTER SCHEDULE STARTS ON JAN 7,2013
6:30PM-8:00PM ASL1 CLASS
10:00AM-12:00PM ART CLASS
10:00AM-12:00PM INTERMEDIATE CONSERSATIONAL SIGN LANGUAGE
1:00PM-3:00PM DEAF ASL FOR FOREIGN CLASS
6:30PM-7:30PM NEW LIFE DEAF RECOVERY
10:00AM-12:00PM ASL1 CLASS
10:00AM-12:00PM ASL2 CLASS
10:O0AM-12:00PM CRAFT CLASS
1:00PM-3:00PM ADA (AMERICANS WITH DISABILITIES)
9:00AM-11:00AM FAMILY COUNSELING, FIRST SATURDAY OF EACH MONTH WITH JANA BIELFELDT
10:30AM-12:30pm ASL4 CLASS WITH SOPHIE
For more information, visit http://lillianbearddeafcenter.org/.
This post was submitted by ROCHELLE SIMPSON.RespondBy Elizabeth Meeks | Oct.22, 2012 | Filed in: Education,Support
National American University is reaching out to the Houston Deaf Community by offering 100% online courses and TTD/TTY phone correspondence. continue »
This post was submitted by Elizabeth Meeks.RespondBy Kaitlyn Tracy | Sep.06, 2012 | Filed in: Articles,Support
The Mayor’s Office for People with Disabilities (MOPD) and the Houston Fire Department (HFD) need your help in spreading the word about free, portable visual fire alarms for qualified individuals who are deaf or hard of hearing. continue »
This post was submitted by Kaitlyn Tracy.RespondBy Eric Garrison | Sep.02, 2012 | Filed in: Community,Health,Support
Come and sign up for social secuity, ssi, ssdi, medicaid and medicare and anyone must sign at least 20 or more people and Ms. Barbara Barbin from HCIL will be here at LBDCC if more than 20 people sign up or if less than 5 people you will have to go HCIL at 6201 Bonhomme Road suite #150, Houston, Tx 77036. continue »
This post was submitted by Eric Garrison.RespondBy Kelly Reagan | Aug.30, 2012 | Filed in: Headlines,Sickness,Support
Barbara Craig, wife of Arthur Craig, pastor to the deaf at Woodhaven Baptist Deaf Church in Houston, TX. Barbara Craig was born and raised in Georgia. She married Arthur Craig and had resided in South Carolina. She was interested in taking sign language class and asked her husband to accompany her to the classes. That was the moment that Arthur Craig had a calling–to minister to the deaf.
They moved to Fort Worth, Texas so Arthur Craig could attend seminary school. After the graduation, Arthur got a job in Houston to be a pastor of Woodhaven Baptist Deaf Church. continue »
This post was submitted by Kelly Reagan.RespondBy Emmanuel Eziashi | Aug.23, 2012 | Filed in: Community,Health,Support
Free Diabetes Workshop First Wednesday of every month (September to December). Please join us for the first Deaf Diabetes Workshop on September 12th.
This post was submitted by Emmanuel Eziashi.RespondBy Eric Garrison | Aug.13, 2012 | Filed in: Support
We always appreciate grocery store gift cards or cash! All funds will be used to purchase food for those in need
This post was submitted by Eric Garrison.RespondBy Incognito | Aug.05, 2012 | Filed in: Support
Adult CPR & AED Class with CART and interpreters
Saturday, August 11, 2012
8:00AM to 12:00 PM
American Red Cross Headquarters
2700 Southwest Freeway
Houston, Texas 77098
(on feeder road going south from Kirby)
Cost $10.00 per person
Sponsored by American Red Cross, Hearing Loss Association of Houston, Texas Arrhythmia Institute
To register Call Cindy Willhite at 713 248 8641 or firstname.lastname@example.orgRespondBy Incognito | Jul.24, 2012 | Filed in: Support
Meet Lori Breslow, the new Director of the DARS Office for Deaf and Hard of Hearing Services (DHHS). We want to know YOUR vision for deaf and hard of hearing services for Texans
We have available for the deaf and hard of hearing free ASL Bible Story videos at www.deafusa.com
This post was submitted by John W Dudley.RespondBy Ann Lloyd-Stump | Apr.19, 2012 | Filed in: Articles,Support
Hello, I am in search of 30-60 years old deaf or signing female roommate. I am Deaf woman who moved here from other state few months ago. I live in a clean, peaceful, spacious and beautiful house. You will have your own bathroom and bedroom. You will be welcome to share anything together continue »
This post was submitted by Ann Lloyd-Stump.RespondBy Margo Jarreau | Mar.23, 2012 | Filed in: Community,Support
Houston Black Deaf Advocates announces to have General Meeting and Silent Auction on April 14, 2012 at 2pm-4pm. ASL students and visitors are welcomed. continue »
This post was submitted by Margo Jarreau.