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    The ultimate goal of OC DEAF's service provision is to ensure the Deaf and Hard-of-Hearing Community's equal access to all of the opportunities afforded to the larder hearing community. To that end, OC DEAF provides a wide array of health, human employment and community services designed to break down barriers, educate, fill gaps and create opportunity.

     

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    Our Mission: "The mission of the California Department of Social Services is to serve, aid, and protect needy and vulnerable children and adults in ways that strengthen and preserve families, encourage personal responsibility, and foster independence."

    What We Do: CDSS is comprised of more than 4,200 employees who are responsible for the oversight and administration of programs serving California's most vulnerable residents. For information about all of our divisions.

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    Center On Deafness – Inland Empire is a non-profit community based service agency whose mission is to enable deaf, hard-of-hearing, and deafened adults to live independent, productive lives, with full access to the services and opportunities available to people who hear.

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    Deaf and Hard of Hearing Service Center, Inc. (DHHSC) is a private, non-profit social service agency that serves individuals who are deaf, hard of hearing, deaf-blind, and late-deafened, their families, friends, and community service providers.

    In order to assist deaf and hard of hearing individuals in achieving their goals of independence and equality, DHHSC offers these core services:
    *Advocacy Services*
    *Communication Services*
    {Including Interpreting}
    *Independent Living Skills* Instruction
    *Counseling*
    *Job Development & Placement Assistance*
    Community Education
    *Information & Referral*

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    The mission of the Greater Los Angeles Agency on Deafness, Inc. (GLAD) is to ensure equal access of the deaf and hard of hearing community to the same opportunities afforded their hearing counterparts. The organization’s general purposes and powers are directed around the promotion of the social, recreational, cultural, educational, and vocational well-being of its deaf and hard of hearing constituents.

    GLAD’s specific and primary purpose is to act as a coordinating agency that addresses the broad social service needs of deaf and hard of hearing people through direct service provision, advocacy, research and dissemination of information regarding deafness to parents, professionals and consumers.
Last Modified on October 4, 2022