Deaf Services Peer Support Group (Portland)

Disability Rights Maine

 
General Information
Description of ServiceMonthly support groups for persons 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 house mates or coworkers and support staff addresses 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 2nd Thu 5:30-7:30p
Contact Information
 
Contact's Name Michelle Ames
Contact's Position Support Group Contact
Contact's Phone 207-766-7111
Physical Site Address 1 42 Bridge Street
Physical Site Address 2 Westbrook Community Center
Physical Site City, State, Zip Westbrook, ME 04092
TDD Phone 207-797-7656
Fax 207-797-9791
Web Address www.drme.org
 
 
Affiliated Agency, Programs, and Services
Affiliated Agency: Disability Rights Maine
Affiliated Program: Disability Rights Maine
This Service: Deaf Services Peer Support Group (Portland)
 
Taxonomy Postings
Posted to Categories: Health/Disability Related Support Groups (PN-8100.3000)