Established in 1962 as one of the first Deaf-run agencies in the country, DCARA provides a comprehensive range of programs and services to the Deaf community living in the Greater San Francisco Bay Area of California.
PAHrtners Deaf Services
offers a wide-range of behavioral, developmental and therapeutic support programs to Deaf and Hard of Hearing individuals in an environment free of cultural or language barriers.
This organization can help locate an appropriate rehab program and also provide additional support resources. Deaf off Drugs and Alcohol (DODA) is a grant-funded project to improve alcohol and drug treatment services for people who are deaf or hard of hearing. DODA counselors, case managers and coordinators are all fluent in American Sign Language and knowledgeable about deaf culture.
If you have questions, know someone who needs assistance or would like to receive help, please contact:
At Awakenings, there is inpatient rehabilitation with services provided in ASL (Staff are deaf or sign so no interpreting needed). Southern California Alcohol & Drug Programs provides treatment services to Deaf and Hard of Hearing persons through Awakenings - a fully accessible residential recovery program. Awakenings provides a six to 12-month long treatment program delivered entirely in American Sign Language for Deaf men and women.
Program Manager: Hwa Chang
12322 Clearglen Avenue
Whittier, CA 90604
**More information available by visiting the website.
Mew Bridge Foundation
If you are deaf or hard-of-hearing, they offer a full continuum of care to address your needs. Inpatient Rehab program that serves Deaf and non-deaf people. They provide interpreting for Deaf residents.
To receive information about services offered, contact Admissions. The website does not have a specific page dedicated to Deaf or Hard of Hearing inpatients or outpatient services. Make sure to mention to Admissions upon contacting them that you are Deaf or Hard of Hearing so they can assist you correctly.
To learn more about New Bridge Programs: Programs Page
Contact Person: Peter Budlong
1820 Scenic Avenue, Berkeley, CA 94709-1395
Phone Number (Voice): (510) 548-7270
Fax: (510) 548-7270
330 College Avenue
Santa Rosa, CA 95401
Main Line: (707) 546-6869
Deaf Callers: (707) 623-1638
Hours: 8:00am to 4:00pm Monday through Friday