Oregon State Resources
Oregon state non-profit advocacy charity organization provides programs specifically for the deaf, deafblind, and deaf plus including advocacy, housing, ADA accessibility assessment, ASL interpreting, and a national sign language assessment (NSLA) service. To learn more about them and the programs they offer visit Bridges Oregon.
Disability Rights Oregon
Oregon state non-profit legal advocacy charity organization which focuses on civil rights for people with disabilities. A project they did in response to our feedback was to create a series of ASL interpreted videos covering key aspects of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), spanning 16 videos. How awesome is that! To learn more about them visit droregon.org.
Summer camp in Stayton Oregon for deaf and hard of hearing children, children of deaf adults (CODAs), and siblings of deaf children welcome too. They have a disc golf course, and they put on some excellent events such as World Deaf Timberfest (WDT), and Haunted Forrest. Visit Camp Taloali to learn more about them.
Deaf Owned Businesses
DeafBlind Owned Businesses
Tactile Communications: A learning and education center for DeafBlind individuals located in Monmouth, Oregon. It provides customized services to help them achieve their dreams and goals. Uses a Community-based training approach that relies on the experience and wisdom of other DeafBlind people who have overcome the same challenges and frustrations. The center teaches critical skills such as Braille, computer navigation, orientation and mobility, tactile language, self-advocacy, and more. tactilecommunications.org
Co-Owned Deaf Businesses
Valhalla Serenity Homestead
Hard of Hearing Owned Businesses
Adaptability for Life
Deb Marinos is a certified rehabilitation counselor who offers mental health counseling, an online course for cultural competence regarding hard of hearing and blind people, training for family and service providers, and facilitates mind body workshops. Blind, knows a few signs. To learn more visit adaptabilityforlife.com
Deaf Allied Businesses
NONI is short for National Organization OF Non-Invasive Practices. A non profit, this organization provides provides knowledge, training, financial support, and hands on experience in ASL. This organization is separate yet interrelated to the people behind Valhalla Serenity Homestead. They hope to grow this non-profit to a national level with centers in every area of the U.S.
To learn more about them visit Valhalla Serenity Homestead's Webpage.
988 Suicide & Crisis Lifeline
The 988 Lifeline is a network of more than 200 state and local call centers supported by Health & Human Services (HHS) through the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) for anyone looking for help with suicide, mental health, and substance use-related crises.
Visit 988Lifeline.org for all options to use the 988 service for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing.