Deaf, Hard of Hearing or Hearing Disabilities

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  • American Association of the Deaf-Blind (AADB)
    AADB is a national consumer organization of, by, and for deaf-blind Americans and their supporters. “Deaf-blind” includes all types and degrees of dual vision and hearing loss. AADB’s mission is to ensure that all deaf-blind persons achieve their maximum potential through increased independence, productivity, and integration into the community For more information please visit or call 301-495-4402 (TTY) or 301-495-4403 (Voice).
  • CaringWorks Deaf and Hard of Hearing Program 
    CaringWorks provides the only Deaf or Hard of Hearing (DHH) homeless program in the Southeast. The program includes residential treatment and recovery services for homeless DHH adults. Only four comparable programs exist in the United States, yet estimates show that thousands of homeless DHH individuals need these services.

    CaringWorks provides its DHH program at Hope House. It offers culturally and linguistically competent therapeutic services to DHH men. Hope House currently has designated 12 beds for this special-needs population. DHH staff members are fluent in American Sign Language, competent in Deaf Culture, and trained in evidenced-based practices provide the services. The program empowers DHH men to maintain sobriety, address mental health needs, and develop communications and other skills for independent living. For more information please visit or call (404) 564-4181 (Voice) or (404) 937–7007 (Videophone).
  • Georgia Association of the Deaf
    The mission of the Georgia Association of the Deaf is:

    • To promote awareness of issues surrounding hearing loss

    • To advocate for the rights of citizens To promote the social, technological, moral, and intellectual advancement of persons with a hearing loss in Georgia

    • To advocate for the quality of deaf education in Georgia

    • To cooperate with other state associations and the NAD in all projects that will advance the well being of persons with hearing loss. For more information, please visit

  • Georgia Center of the Deaf and Hard of Hearing (GCDHH)
    The mission of the GCDHH is to establish and maintain a network of statewide services for the deaf, hard of hearing, late deafened, deaf-blind and other individuals and groups with whom we interact. For more information please visit or call VP: 404-381-8447 or 1-888-297-9461.

  • Georgia Charitable Care Network - Hearing Aid Dispatch
    In April, 2022, the Georgia Public Service Commission unanimously awarded the Georgia Charitable Care Network the contract to serve as the new administrator of the Hearing Aid Distribution Program. The program, funded by the Public Service Commission, provides hearing aids to low income Georgia residents. GCCN will coordinate the care referrals between the patients, audiologists and hearing aid manufacturers, providing great service to all. For more information please visit

  • Great Day, Inc.
    G.R.E.A.T. D.A.Y, Inc. is dedicated to providing outpatient mental health services to the members of deaf and hard-of-hearing community. They specialize in licensed counseling and related services for deaf and hard-of-hearing Georgians and their families. For more information please visit or call 404-377-9224 (Voice/TDD).

  • Georgia E-Peachy News
    E-Peachy News was created for the Deaf, Hard of Hearing & Hearing people to be aware of events, workshops, meetings & jobs in Georgia since May 29, 1999. For more information please visit

  • Georgia Relay For everyone, including people who are deaf, hard of hearing or speech disabled, Georgia offers an important public service called Georgia Relay. Available 24 hours a day, 365 days a year, Georgia Relay allows Georgians to keep in touch by phone easily—and often—with their business associates, friends and families. For more information please visit or call 1-866-694-5824 (Voice/TTY).
  • Georgia School for the Deaf
    Established in 1846, the Georgia School for the Deaf offers high quality educational and extracurricular activities that prepare its graduates for further academic, social, and career success. This is achieved in a fully-accessible American Sign Language (ASL)/English bilingual environment, which recognizes ASL users as a distinct cultural and linguistic group. This fosters a positive self-acceptance and self-esteem, affording each student the ability to effectively navigate the world they encounter beyond their K-12 experience. As part of this lifelong learning philosophy, all staff and students consistently strive to improve their use of both ASL and written English. For more information please visit

  • Hearing Loss Association of America formerly known as Self Help for Hard of Hearing People, Inc.
    The Hearing Loss Association of America is the nation’s largest organization for people with hearing loss. The Hearing Loss Association of America exists to open the world of communication for people with hearing loss through information, education, advocacy and support. For more information please visit or call 301-657-2248 (Voice) or 301-657-2249 (TTY).

  • National Association of the Deaf (NAD)
    The mission of the National Association of the Deaf (NAD) is to promote, protect, and preserve the rights and quality of life of deaf and hard of hearing individuals in the United States of America. For more information please visit or call on of their phone video phone numbers 301‍-587‍-1788 (ZVRS), or 301‍-328‍-1443 (Sorenson), or 301‍-338‍-6380 (Convo) or 301‍-453‍-2390 (Purple) or call 301-587-1788 (Voice).

  • National Cued Speech Association
    The National Cued Speech Association supports effective communication, language development and literacy through the use of Cued Speech. For more information please visit:

  • National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders
    The National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders (NIDCD) is one of the Institutes that comprise the National Institutes of Health (NIH). The goal of NIH research is to acquire new knowledge to help prevent, detect, diagnose, and treat disease and disability. For more information please visit or call 800-241-1044 (Voice) or 800-241-1055 (TTY)

  • Sign Language Interpreting and CART Providers Servicing Georgia
    The State ADA Coordinator's Office's team has compiled a list (link below) of American Sign Language (ASL) and Communication Access Real-time Translation (CART) providers servicing Georgia for informational and resource purposes. This is not an exhaustive list.  These service providers provide ASL and/or CART services to state, local and private entities.  State of Georgia Agency employees, please contact your agency’s Purchasing Officer or the Georgia Department of Administrative Services DOAS for guidance on how you may access the services of these providers. 

  • Southeastern Deaf Golfer's Association
    The objectives of the Association are:

    • To have an annual golf tournament in the region known as the southeastern section of the United States (Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Maryland, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia and West Virginia).

    • To provide the membership the opportunity to socialize and share their mutual interest of golf. For more information please visit

  • USA Deaf Sports Federation
    The purpose of the USA Deaf Sport Federation is to foster and regulate uniform rules of competition and provide social outlets for deaf members and their friends; serve as a parent organization of national sports organizations; conduct annual athletic competitions; and assist in the participation of US Teams in international competition. For more information please visit or email [email protected].