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State Agencies

State agencies are designed to be resources for the specific people they serve and can often be a direct source of financial assistance and services.

ALABAMA
Department of Rehabilitation Services
Website: www.rehab.state.al.us/

ALASKA
Division of Vocational Rehabilitation
Website: http://www.labor.state.ak.us/dvr/home.htm

ARIZONA
Arizona Commission for the Deaf and the Hard of Hearing
Website: http://acdhh.org/

ARKANSAS
Arkansas Rehabilitation Services (ARS)
Website: http://ace.arkansas.gov/arRehabServices/Pages/default.aspx

CALIFORNIA
State Office of Deaf Access
Website: http://www.dss.cahwnet.gov/cdssweb/default.htm

COLORADO
Colorado Vocational Rehabilitation Services
Website: http://www.cdhs.state.co.us/dvr/

CONNECTICUT
State of Connecticut Department of Rehabilitation Services
Website: http://www.ct.gov/dors/site/default.asp

DELAWARE
Delaware Office for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing
Website: http://www.delawareworks.com/dvr/services/dodhh.shtml

DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA
Rehabilitation Services Administration
Website: http://rsa.dhs.dc.gov

FLORIDA
Florida Coordinating Council For The Deaf And Hard Of Hearing
Website: http://www.fccdhh.org/ 

GEORGIA
Georgia Department of Human Resources
Website: http://dhr.georgia.gov/portal/site/DHR/

HAWAII
Hawaii State Coordinating Council on Deafness
http://hawaii.gov/health/adacoordination/home/

IDAHO
Idaho Council for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing
Website: http://www.cdhh.idaho.gov/

ILLINOIS
Division of Services for Persons who are Deaf or Hard of Hearing
Website: http://www.dhs.state.il.us/page.aspx?item=29975

INDIANA
Deaf and Hard of Hearing Services
Website: http://www.in.gov/fssa/ddrs/2637.htm

IOWA
Deaf Services Commission of Iowa
Website: http://www.state.ia.us/dhr/ds/index.html

KANSAS
Kansas Commission for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing
Website: http://www.dcf.ks.gov/services/RS/Pages/KCDHH.aspx

KENTUCKY
Kentucky Commission on the Deaf and Hard of Hearing
Website: http://www.kcdhh.ky.gov/

LOUISIANA
Louisiana Commission for the Deaf
Website: http://wwwprd.doa.louisiana.gov

MAINE
Division of Deafness
http://www.maine.gov/rehab/dod/index.shtml

MARYLAND
Maryland Division of Rehabilitation Services
Website: http://www.dors.state.md.us/DORS/

MASSACHUSETTS
Massachusetts Commission for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing
Website: http://www.mass.gov/mcdhh/

MICHIGAN
Division on Deaf and Hard of Hearing
Website:http://www.michigan.gov/mdcr/0,4613,7-138-58275_28545-23760--,00.html
Michigan Rehabilitation Executive Office
Executive Office
1-888-605-6722 (toll free, TTY)

MINNESOTA
Commission of Deaf, DeafBlind and Hard of Hearing Minnesotans.
Website: http://www.mncdhh.com/

MISSISSIPPI
Mississippi Department of Rehabilitation Services
Website: http://www.mdrs.ms.gov/Pages/default.aspx

MISSOURI
Missouri Commission for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing
Website: http://www.mcdhh.mo.gov/

MONTANA
Disability Services Division – Vocational Rehabilitation
Department of Public Health and Human Services
Website: http://www.dphhs.mt.gov/dsd/index.shtml

NEBRASKA
Nebraska Commission for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing
Website: http://www.ncdhh.ne.gov/index.html

NEVADA
Rehabilitation Division
Website: http://www.detr.state.nv.us/rehab/reh_index.htm

NEW HAMPSHIRE
Program for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing
Website: http://www.education.nh.gov

NEW JERSEY
Division of the Deaf and Hard of Hearing
New Jersey Department of Human Services
Website: http://www.state.nj.us/humanservices/ddhh/

NEW MEXICO
New Mexico Commission for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing
Website: http://www.cdhh.state.nm.us/

NEW YORK
Office of Vocational and Educational Services for Individuals with Disabilities
Website: http://www.vesid.nysed.gov/lsn/deaf.htm

NORTH CAROLINA
Division of Services for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing
Department of Health and Human Resources
Website: http://dsdhh.dhhs.state.nc.us/

NORTH DAKOTA
Office of Vocational Rehabilitation
Website: http://www.nd.gov/dhs/services/disabilities/index.html

OHIO
Rehabilitation Services Commission
Website: http://www.rsc.ohio.gov/

OKLAHOMA
Services to the Deaf and Hard of Hearing
Website: http://www.okrehab.org/

OREGON
Oregon’s Deaf and Hard of Hearing Services
Website: http://www.oregon.gov/DHS/odhhs/index.shtml

PENNSYLVANIA
Office for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing
Website: http://www.portal.state.pa.us/portal/server.pt?open=514&objID=552291&mode=2

PUERTO RICO
Vocational Rehabilitation Agency
Website: http://www.dtrh.gobierno.pr/

RHODE ISLAND
Commission on the Deaf and Hard of Hearing
Website: http://www.cdhh.ri.gov/

SOUTH CAROLINA
Vocational Rehabilitation Department
Website: http://scvrd.net

SOUTH DAKOTA
Communication Services for the Deaf
Website: http://www.c-s-d.org/

TENNESSEE
Deaf and Hard of Hearing Services
Department of Human Services
Website: http://www.tn.gov/humanserv/rehab/dhhs.html

TEXAS
Deaf and Hard of Hearing Services
Department of Assistive and Rehabilitative Services
Website: http://www.dars.state.tx.us/dhhs/

UTAH
Community Center of the Deaf and Hard of Hearing
Utah Services to the Deaf and Hard of Hearing
Website: http://www.deafservices.utah.gov/

VERMONT
Vermont’s Division of Vocational Rehabilitation (VocRehab)
Website: http://www.vocrehabvermont.org/

VIRGINIA
Virginia Department for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing
Website: http://www.vddhh.org/

VIRGIN ISLANDS
Division of Disabilities and Rehabilitation Services
Website: http://www.dhs.gov.vi/disabilities/index.html

WASHINGTON
Office of the Deaf and Hard of Hearing Services
Website: http://www.dshs.wa.gov/odhh/

WEST VIRGINIA
West Virginia Commission for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing
Website: http://www.wvdhhr.org/wvcdhh/

WISCONSIN
Office for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing
Website: http://dhfs.wisconsin.gov/sensory/INDEX.HTM

WYOMING
Wyoming Relay/Deaf Services Program
Website: http://wyomingworkforce.org