Deaf Services Peer Support Group

Disability Rights Maine

 
General Information
Description of ServiceMonthly support groups for individuals who are D/deaf, hard of hearing, late deafened, speech impaired or nonverbal and who can benefit from a signing and gesturing environment, along with their housemates or coworkers and support staff address topics including health, safety, socialization and pre-vocational skills, physical activity, and community integration; summer psychosocial recreation events, and other special events leading to inclusion in the signing and Deaf community.
LocationCumberland County
Geographical AreaAndroscoggin, Aroostook, Cumberland, Franklin, Hancock, Kennebec, Knox, Lincoln, Oxford, Penobscot, Piscataquis, Sagadahoc, Somerset, Waldo, Washington, York counties
Facility/ADA AccessCall for details.
Intake ProcedureCall for meeting location; if using videophone equipment call 207-766-7111.
 
Client Information
GenderEither
Languages SpokenAmerican Sign Language, English, Visual Gestural Communication
 
Fees or Charges
Fee AmountsNo Cost
 
Availability
Hours of Operation 3rd Tue 5:30-7:30p
Contact Information
 
Contact's Name Michelle Ames
Contact's Position Support Group Contact
Contact's Phone 207-766-7111
Contact's Email mames@drme.org
Physical Site Address 1 125 John Roberts Road
Physical Site Address 2 Goodwill
Physical Site City, State, Zip South Portland, ME 04106
TDD Phone 207-797-7656
Web Address http://drme.org/deaf-services/psg-vgc
 
 
Affiliated Agency, Programs, and Services
Affiliated Agency: Disability Rights Maine
Affiliated Program: Disability Rights Maine
This Service: Deaf Services Peer Support Group
 
Taxonomy Postings
Posted to Categories: Health/Disability Related Support Groups (PN-8100.3000)