Justice for Deaf Victims National Coalition (JDVNC) The mission of the Justice for Deaf Victims National Coalition is to end domestic and sexual violence in the deaf community through advocacy, awareness, and empowerment.This week is Deaf Awareness Week and with 11 million people in the UK living with hearing loss, it’s important to be deaf aware.
▪ We work closely with your CCA Care Team to ensure that your needs are met. To request LTSS services through DEAF, Inc.'s Deaf Health program, please contact your CCA Care Manager or call CCA Member Services at 866-610-2273.
▪ Healthy Eating for Successful Living – 6-week program on nutrition, includes reading food labels, setting health-related goals, field trips to a grocery store and to a restaurant, and more. ▪ My Life, My Health – 6-week program on managing chronic diseases, includes understanding medications, peer support, talking with your doctor to make informed decisions, and more. ▪ A Matter of Balance – 8-week program on building strength to prevent falls and home safety. An anticipated annual event since 2001, Deaf Health’s Annual Deaf Community Health Fair attracts hundreds of Deaf community members each year and is a wonderful opportunity to learn about new and interesting health topics, chat with local health and medical service providers, and get free health screenings, including confidential rapid HIV testing.
National Domestic Violence Hotline IM: Deaf Hotline Email: [email protected]: 1-800-787-3224 Video Phone: 1-855-812-1001 Live Chat: National Domestic Violence Hotline (NDVH) provides lifesaving tools and immediate support to enable victims to find safety and live lives free of abuse.
The hotline has partnered with the Abused Deaf Women’s Advocacy Services (ADWAS) to ensure Deaf advocates are available to respond through email, instant messenger, and video phone to those callers seeking help.
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At Deaf Health, you and your family, friends or service providers can get answers to a wide variety of questions related to health and local health services.
It does not matter how long ago you were hurt, it is never too late to heal. On the online form, please let us know if you would like an interpreter – CRCC will arrange for an interpreter for any scheduled appointments.
Services include: Services are available in Cuyahoga, Lake, Geauga, and Ashtabula Counties. When you request an appointment online, our Intake Specialist will contact you via text to set up an in-person intake at one of our offices, and we will schedule an interpreter to be present for the intake session.
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