Last Resort Communication Services Information and Referral Senior Citizens Program Local Service Providers (Contractors)
May be provided for persons who are deaf or hard of hearing to facilitate access to essential services and community participation. Available as a last resort only when the Americans with Disabilities Act and other access mandates are not applicable. This service includes sign language or oral interpreters and real-time captioning.
Provides information and referral regarding deafness and/or hearing loss and services available to all persons who inquire, regardless of hearing loss. Referrals are made to the appropriate sources for additional services or information in the local communities or where appropriate.
Geared toward bridging communication barriers and reducing the isolation facing persons who are deaf or hard of hearing, ages 60 or older. Services vary from area to area and may include coping skills training, independent living services, and recreational activities.