Referral to the appropriate community

resources. Community Support Providers function as

liaisons between members and area service providers.

Education & Employment:

Provide education on immediate issues, such

as communicating through an interpreter,

planning a budget, problem solving, and

the handling of prescription treatment

plans. Assisting deaf individuals in finding

employment in the community.


Advocate on behalf of clients who need help

getting to doctors’ appointments, writing

letters to service providers, or expressing

personal concerns to agency staff and



Provide supportive counseling for individuals,

couples,and groups.


Provide housing for clients and others referred

by either a hospital or the community. Community Support Providers

assess need and place members ingroup homes or apartments with supervision

that varies from 24 hours per day to occasional drop-in support.


United Way: #8164

CFC:# 57478