IDHHC offers support to Deaf and Hard of Hearing individuals and their families from both our Victoria and Nanaimo offices. Our services are flexible and our highly skilled staff have been providing services across the Island for over 20 years
and can accommodate various communication styles and needs.
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About Us

The Island Deaf and Hard of Hearing Centre, is the only non-profit agency of its kind on Vancouver Island.


We work together to help bridge communication gaps, improve hearing health and connect individuals with meaningful employment opportunities.

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Latest News

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MIS Update

https://youtu.be/KqthJnWLA98 Hello, I’m Mark Dunn I am the representative for the Deaf community on Vancouver Island with IDHHC.  I wanted ...

Announcement – New Manager of Communication Services at IDHHC

https://youtu.be/U8qiLp8On58 Today we share some exciting news about a newly created position and an addition to the IDHHC team.  We are deli...

Theme for International Day of Sign Languages and International Week of the Deaf 2018 – World Federation of the Deaf

We are pleased to announce that following the declaration by the United Nations (UN), International Day of Sign Languages (IDSL) will be cel...

Tax Night in Victoria – March 27, 2018

IDHHC will host its Annual Tax Night on March 27, 2018 starting at 5:00pm. Tax Night is for low income Deaf, Deaf-blind, deafened and hard of ...

Provincial Medical Sign Language Interpreting Services: Community Engagement

In late 2016, the Provincial Languages Services reviewed the provincial medical Sign language interpreting services. The review gathere...

Understanding Human Rights Law

~ Community Workshop Offering by IDHHC ~ ASL Interpreting & Captioning Provided   Presenters / Facilitators: Patricia Cochr...