The Victoria office of IDHHC will be closed to facilitate the move to its new address. The office will be closed Wednesday, Thursday and Friday May 30th, May 31st, as well as June 1st.
The office will reopen on MONDAY, JUNE 4th at 8:30 am at the NEW ADDRESS: 130 – 1555 McKenzie Avenue.
** IMPORTANT NOTE ** During that time, Interpreting Services will still be available.
Text 250.818.0479 or Email email@example.com
Nominations for the IDHHC Board of Directors are now being accepted by the Nominations Committee, of the Board. The deadline for nominations is May 22nd. All applicants require a completed nomination form, signed by the member wishing to serve on the Board, as well as two other members who support the nomination.
Hello, I’m Mark Dunn I am the representative for the Deaf community on Vancouver Island with IDHHC. I wanted to let you know the good news about MIS. MIS services on island are provided by IDHHC and that will continue until July 3rdat which time WIDHH will take over coordinating MIS services for Vancouver Island. So continue to contact IDHHC for any MIS services until July 3rd. Thank you
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We are pleased to announce that following the declaration by the United Nations (UN), International Day of Sign Languages (IDSL) will be celebrated annually on the 23rd September as part of the International Week of the Deaf (IWDeaf).
For this year, taking place under a cross-cutting theme of ‘With Sign Language, Everyone is Included!’, IDSL will be held on Sunday 23rd September 2018 consecutively with IWDeaf which runs between Monday 24th September and Sunday 30th September 2018.
‘With Sign Language, Everyone is Included!’ observes the following collective goals of the IDSL and IWDeaf:
The recommended hashtags for both the IDSL and IWDeaf are:
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 hearing individuals; particularly for those who require the services of an ASL-English Interpreter or who have significant barriers to communication.
You must be on a low or fixed income.
• You must live in the Greater Victoria area (Client exception see below)
• You must be Deaf, Deaf-Blind, deafened, or hard of hearing and require the services of an ASL-English Interpreter. Hard of hearing persons may not require interpreters.