MN Chemical Dependency Program for Deaf & Hard of Hearing Individuals

University of Minnesota Medical Center- Fairview
2450 Riverside Avenue
DHOH Program
Minneapolis, Minnesota 55454 (Show in Google Maps)
612-273-4402 (voice)
612-273-4516 (fax)
651-964-1439 (videophone)

CONTACT

  • Elly Carpenter, LADC <deafhoh1@fairview.org>
    Lead Counselor
  • Kathryn Rose <deafhoh1@fairview.org>
    Counselor
  • URL: http://www.mncddeaf.org/

HOURS

Weekdays: 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Weekends: Office closed, treatment continues
Emergency Contact: N/A
Program type: Alcohol/substance abuse treatment program

TYPE OF ORGANIZATION LEGALLY RESPONSIBLE
Hospital District or Authority

AGENCY ACCREDITATION
J.C.A.H.O

DEAF PROGRAM
Year established: 1989

SERVICES ROUTINELY AVAILABLE TO DEAF PEOPLE

  • Inpatient services Bed capacity: 8
  • Outpatient services
  • Addiction recovery

FEES

Service fee for deaf clients? Yes
Fee covered by third party? No
Adjustable fee (sliding scale)? No

SERVICE PROVIDERS
Staff total: 13 # fluent signers: 13
Service Providers Deafnicity: deaf, hearing,
Interpreting services provided? Yes
Interpreters provided for daily lectures/presentations, nursing appointments, psychiatric appointments, Twelve Steps meetings, and when needed for communication between the hearing program clients.

ACCESSIBILITY
Assistive technologies available: TTY/TDD, amplified phone, visual signal device for emergencies (fire alarm),

Facilities accessible by wheelchair? Yes
Facilities accessible by public transit? Yes

COMMENTS
Video phone in group room for clients to use Programming 7 days a week, from 8 a.m. - 9:30 p.m. in sign language

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