Community Services

 

Employment Support

Services are provided by GCDHH via Georgia Vocational Rehabilitation Agency (GVRA) 

Services Include: 

​   * Work Place Readiness (WPR) 

   Community Based Work Adjustment Training 

   Job Coaching 

   Supported Employment 

   Pre-Employment Transition Service (PRE-ETS) 

   * Job Exploration Counseling 

   Work Based Learning 

   Workplace Readiness Training 

   Instruction in Self-Advocacy 

Contact: Ericka Lipscomb-Capel elipscomb@gcdhh.org 

 

Application Assistance

GCDHH provides support completing applications for programs such as: 

  • Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) 

  • Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) - Food Stamps 

  • Medical Assistance 

  • Women, Infants and Children (WIC) 

in partnership with Georgia Division of Family and Child Services (DFACS) 

 

Contact: Ericka Lipscomb-Capel elipscomb@gcdhh.org 

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Educational Programs

 

Various workshop opportunities preparing Deaf/Hard of Hearing youth and adults to increase self awareness and skill enhancement.

 

To obtain these services for your group, contact Ericka Lipscomb-Capel elipscomb@gcdhh.org

 

Cultural Sensitivity / Deaf Awareness Training

GCDHH provides trainings and workshops to organizations, businesses, and agencies in the state of Georgia to bridge the gap between the Hearing, Deaf, Hard of Hearing and DeafBlind communities with the goal of enhancing inclusiveness.  

For more information, contact Lara Whitfield: Lwhitfield@gcdhh.org

 

CASLI / SLPI Testing Site 

GCDHH is a test site for the Center for Assessment of Sign Language Interpreters (CASLI) / Sign Language Proficiency Interview (SLPI). 

To set up a testing date, email: requests@gcdhh.org

 

Notary on Site

GCDHH has a notary on site during our office hours. If you are in need of notary services and prefer to communicate using ASL, email info@gcdhh.org to make an appointment. 

 

Video Phone

GCDHH has 2 computers with video phones (VP) available for public use during the hours of 8:30am - 3:30pm. No appointment necessary.