We have a program or service for everyone! No matter your age, hearing status, or demographic, we most likely have something for you. Connect with us to see how we can be of service!

Kid Signs & Teen Signs

Our Youth program's (Kid Signs & Teen Signs) mission is to promote independence, a sense of Deaf pride, socialization, American Sign Language exposure, positive adult role models, awareness and education. Our program is open to Deaf and hard-of-hearing children, family, friends or any child wanting to learn American Sign Language in a safe and fun environment.

Hearing Assistive Technology

The Hearing Assistive Technology program targets individuals who need specialized equipment, consultation and tools for their homes, workplace and daily living. We assist hard of hearing low income adults who need hearing aids with applying for little to no cost hearing aids through the Starkey Foundation.  For more information on this program, please call 616-732-7358.

Community Education

Our Community Education program offers several services:  American Sign Language classes, customized Sensitivity Training presentations, and deaf empowerment workshops. See which one fits your needs and contact us.


Have problems with SSI procedures or checks? Need to understand your letter, billing statement, or forms? Have miscommunication or conflicts with your boss or coworker at work? Have problems in court?
Struggle with the educational system for your Deaf or hard of hearing child? Contact us for help! 

Interpreter Referral Services

D&HHS Interpreter Services coordinates professional American Sign Language interpreting services for courts, hospitals, colleges, state and county government, mental health agencies, performing arts venues, conference facilities, and all types of businesses. We also have an after-hours answering service for medical and police emergencies. The D&HHS Interpreter Services program fills approximately 250 assignments per month.

Resources Library

We have a library of books, videotapes, DVDs and magazines related to deafness, hearing loss, and interpreting.