Deaf Services Center Inc. (DSC) is the premiere “go-to” agency in the state of Ohio for essential programs and services for the nearly 800,000 Deaf, Hard of Hearing and Deafblind children, youth and adults who make Ohio their home.
Our work takes on added urgency when we realize that over 70% of the children, youth and adults we serve have household incomes at or below the U. S. poverty level.
Babies born with hearing loss receive the essential services they need at the most crucial part of their lives through our Early Intervention programs.
Children and youth ages 7-18 are able to experience a week of our OYO Summer Camp that teaches essential life skills and encourages self-sufficiency and personal responsibility.
Youth and adults are able to receive essential job and career services through our Career Options and Employment Services programs.
Deaf and hard of hearing people have access to the vital communications assistance provided by our American Sign Language classes.
$35 – Helps Cover The Cost Of Ppe For Our Early Intervention Family Meetings
$60 – Helps Underwrite The Cost For A Low-income Individual To Attend An American Sign Language Class
$100 – Provides 2 Hours Of Supported Employment Services Training To Help A Job-seeker Secure Employment
$250 – Provides Scholarship Support To Allow A Child Or Youth From A Low-income Household To Attend A Week Of Summer Camp
$500 – Helps Expand Our American Sign Language (Asl) Classes To Ensure Access To Vital Communications Skills
Over 800,000 children, youth and adults – over 8% of the population – living in the state of Ohio have some form of hearing loss. Deaf Services Center is the only state-wide agency in Ohio that has proven effective programs and services that address the complex needs of the Deaf and Hard of Hearing community at every stage of life.
For over 30 years, we have been the proven go-to resource for essential programs and services that provide needed support at every stage of life for the Deaf, Hard of Hearing and Deafblind community.
We work hard – every day – to ensure your gifts to Deaf Services Center go directly to provide needed programs and services to children, youth and adults in the deaf, deafblind and hard of hearing community.
We work with a large group of respected community partners and collaborators on a state-wide basis to keep our overhead and operating costs low while maximizing the number of people we serve.
Absolutely! Deaf Services Center, Inc. is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization. Our IRS EIN number is: 31-1329649. Your donations are deductible per IRS donation guidelines. DSC Inc. recommends you consult with your tax or financial advisor for additional clarification regarding deductions.
In addition to our online option, you may also make a donation with a check or money order by mailing your tax-deductible gift to:
Deaf Services Center, Inc.
5830 North High Street
Worthington, Ohio 43085