Services for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing

South Carolina Department of Mental Health
2414 Bull St.
P.O. Box 485
Columbia, South Carolina 29201 (Show in Google Maps)
803-898-8301 (voice)
864-967-8835 (tdd)
803-898-8347 (fax)
803-807-2701 (videophone)

CONTACT

  • Roger Williams, MSW <rogerc.williams@scdmh.org>
    Director
  • Holly May <hollyj.may@scdmh.org>
    Program Manager
  • URL: http://www.deafmh.org/

HOURS

Weekdays: 8:30 AM -- 5:00 PM
Emergency Contact: Deaf Services Hotline, 800-647-2066 [TDD]
Program type: Community mental health center or other multi-service mental health facility

TYPE OF ORGANIZATION LEGALLY RESPONSIBLE
For Profit: Partnership

AGENCY ACCREDITATION
CARF, JCAHO

DEAF PROGRAM
Year established: 1990

SERVICES ROUTINELY AVAILABLE TO DEAF PEOPLE

  • Inpatient services Bed capacity: 22
  • Outpatient services
  • Day treatment
  • Supported living
  • 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: 16 # fluent signers: 16
Service Providers Deafnicity: deaf, hearing, hard of hearing, CODA,
Interpreting services provided? Yes
When needed for services with a staff member outside of Deaf Services, we have staff and contract interpreters available

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

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

COMMENTS
The hours listed are for clinic operation (at sites across the state). Emergency, inpatient and residential programs are 24 hours a day.

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