Without you, we could not provide the much needed services and programs to people who are Deaf, DeafBlind and Hard of Hearing.
CHS Audiology Clinic and Services
Is it harder for you to hear your family and friends? Is it difficult to hear colleagues through Zoom? Do you already have a hearing aid and need a cleaning? Need supplies?
Schedule your appointment today with a CHS Audiologist in English, Spanish or American Sign Language: CHSAudiology@anixter.org.
TAX ASSISTANCE at CHS
Are you Deaf, DeafBlind or Hard of Hearing and need help with your taxes? The CHS Tax Program can provide assistance. We offer free (no deductions) tax preparation on-site and remote. To schedule your appointment, and learn what documents we require, contact Michele Cunningham.
Did you know 1 in 3 teens will be in an abusive relationship? February is Teenage Dating Violence Awareness Month (TDVAM), and the 2021 theme is Know Your Worth. Love is Respectis a national campaign that supports education on healthy relationships and teenage dating violence. Please join us in celebrating respect to support those in unhealthy relationships, and prevent future violence.
Join us in supporting programming for people who are Deaf, DeafBlind and Hard of Hearing. Your $25 donation will provide you with the opportunity to be a part of our first CHS collage! Simply donate and then email us a selfie (one person per picture). Be sure to sign either “heart” or “I love you” in your selfie and email it to MMendiola@anixter.org.
CHS Interpreter Services and Captioning
We are excited to announce that along with being a Local Test Administer for Registry of Interpreters for the Deaf (RID)’s National Interpreter Certification (NIC) Interview and Performance Exam, we also started administering the Deaf Interpreter Performance Exam and Case Studies (DIPE) test for those Deaf individuals who want to become nationally certified as a Certified Deaf Interpreter (CDI). Contact CASLI.org to get additional information and to register.
CHS’s Interpreter Services Department is looking to expand our contract interpreter team. If you hold an IDHHC State License and would like to join our team, please contact Marijo Wimbush, CI/CT, Manager, at firstname.lastname@example.org or go to our website: Join CHS Interpreter Team.
Announcement from the CHS
Victim Assistance Program
After 22 years of funding, CHS's Victim Assistance Program will no longer receive the financial assistance needed to keep this program going. We will still offer some support to victims of crime so please contact us if you need more information: CHSCOA@anixter.org or Michele at MCunningham@anixter.org.