ThaCommunity-based Needs Assessment Covernk you for visiting the Community-based Needs Assessment website. The Final Report of the needs assessment of Oregon’s Deaf and Hard of Hearing communities has been completed and submitted to the Department of Human Services. Click on the link below to download a pdf of the report.

DHS Interagency Agreement 151333 Final Report with Exec Summary


NOTE: If you have feedback for us on this report, please send it to thewd@wou.edu and davisc@wou.edu. This feedback will be reported to our funders, the Oregon Department of Human Services. The comment period is open from 2/15/17 to 3/15/17.


If you need an accommodations that is not listed below, please contact Denise Thew Hackett at thewd@wou.edu to make the request 1 week in advance.


Feb 9th 7:00 – 9:00 PM
Hearing Loss Association of America-Eugene Chapter 97214
Hilyard Community Center 2580 Hilyard St. Eugene, OR 97405

CART & Voice

Feb 16th 6:30 – 8:30 PM
Hearing Loss Association of America-Lebanon Chapter
Lebanon Senior Center, 80 Tangent St. Lebanon, OR 97355
CART & Voice

Feb 25th 12 – 2 PM
Oregon Deaf-Blind Service Task Force
Oregon Commission for the Blind 535 SE 12th Ave, Portland OR 97214
ASL & Voice

Feb 25th 3:30 – 5 PM
Brookdale Chestnut Lane Gresham 1219 NE 6th St, Gresham, OR 97030
ASL & Voice

Feb 28th 6 – 8 PM
HLAA – Salem Meeting at Salem Health 939 Oak Street, Building D
The Gehlar Wellness Kitchen, 1st Floor Salem, OR 97301
ASL & Voice

March 2nd 6 – 7:30 PM
Eugene Library 100 W. 10th Avenue Eugene, OR 97401
ASL & Voice

March 18th 11 – 2 PM
East Bend Library 62080 Dean Swift Road Bend OR 97701
ASL & Voice

March 22nd 6 – 8 PM
Salem Public Library 585 Liberty St SE Salem, OR 97301
ASL & Voice

March 25th 2 – 4 PM
Coos Bay Public Library 525 W. Anderson, Coos Bay, OR 97420
ASL & Voice

April 8th 10-12 PM for Voice • 1-3 PM for ASL
Southern Oregon Lion Sight and Hearing Center 228 N Holly Street, Medford OR 97501
ASL & Voice: 10-12 PM for Voice • 1-3 PM for ASL


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