DHHS and KidSigns worked together to create the Helping Hands Tree that was displayed at Gerald R. Ford Museum.
The Awareness and Distribution Assistance for Persons with Technology (ADAPT) program targets individuals who need specialized equipment for their homes and daily living.  To learn more about this program and what it offers, please visit the ADAPT page under Programs.
Our 5th annual Kids Kamp was a great success!  We had a record number of Kampers and had new activities and outings that the kids loved! Thank you for all the hard working volunteers who made this years event possible. Please feel free to give your feedback and ideas for next year's Kamp!
Thank you for coming to our 18th annual Silent Celebration on June 8, 2013!  The event was held at Douglas Walker Park. Over 237 people attended! Thank you to all of the organizations and individuals who gave their time and energy to make this event a success!!  See you next year on June 7, 2014!
Visit our KidSigns page to learn more about our bi-monthly events! Next event will be in October!
DHHS appreciates our many volunteers, donors and supporters! There are ways you can become involved with us.
Our Services

Our Programs

  • Community Relations
    Our Community Relations program offers several services:  American Sign Language classes, employment training, presentations & in-service training...
  • Advocacy
    We assist with advocacy needs mostly on Tuesdays and Thursdays.  If you have advocacy questions or need...
  • ADAPT
    The Awareness and Distribution Assistance for Persons with Technology (ADAPT) program targets individuals who need specialized equipment...
  • KidSigns
    Deaf and hard of hearing kids in West Michigan are important to us. We want to ensure...
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