Office of Deaf Services, Region I

Alabama Department of Mental Health (ADMH)
4040 South Memorial Parkway
Huntsville, Alabama 35802 (Show in Google Maps)
256-705-6347 (voice)
256-217-4308 (videophone)

CONTACT

HOURS

Weekdays: 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Weekends: on-call
Program type: Outpatient mental health clinic or agency

TYPE OF ORGANIZATION LEGALLY RESPONSIBLE
State

AGENCY ACCREDITATION
State

DEAF PROGRAM
Year established: 2003

SERVICES ROUTINELY AVAILABLE TO DEAF PEOPLE

  • Outpatient services
  • Emergency services
  • Videophone

FEES

Service fee for deaf clients? Yes
Fee covered by third party? Yes
Adjustable fee (sliding scale)? Yes

SERVICE PROVIDERS
Staff total: 2 # fluent signers: 2
Service Providers Deafnicity: deaf, hearing, hard of hearing, CODA,
Interpreting services provided? Yes
We have a staff therapist/interpreter in this region who provides counseling/interpreting services for Deaf/Hard of Hearing consumers.

ACCESSIBILITY
Assistive technologies available: visual signal device for emergencies (fire alarm),

Facilities accessible by wheelchair? Yes
Facilities accessible by public transit? No

COMMENTS
We provide direct services such as therapy, case management & coordination as well as consultation & training to Mental Health professionals and other service providers. In this region, we have a group home for the deaf and mentally ill. This group home helps the clients enhance their independent living skills or for those who have been discharged from the hospital--step-down home for those patients.

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