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Visit one of our HLAA Chapters nationwide to meet and talk with others who also have hearing loss. HLAA Chapters provide peer support, educational programs, all in a communication accessible environment. You’ll see it’s okay not to hear well when you attend a chapter function because people with all degrees of hearing loss come to learn about coping strategies, technology, and about local resources that help you live successfully with hearing loss.

The HLAA national office, state organizations and local HLAA Chapters are a united effort of people working to make hearing loss an issue of national concern and to provide information, education, advocacy, and support.

To see if there is an HLAA State Organization or Chapter in your area, click on your state. States that do not link means currently there is no organization there. If there are no HLAA State Organizations or Chapters near you, consider starting one!

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New Hampshire
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New York
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Rhode Island
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West Virginia


Arizona Working Adults Chapter
Meets on 2nd Saturday, 10 a.m. - 12 noon, every other month beginning in January
Tempe Public Library
The Learning Center (lower level)
3500 S Rural Rd.,
Tempe, AZ 85282

Heidi Lovato    480-528-0310
Karin Lusk-Rydin              970-389-2072 (Text only)

Sun Lakes Chapter
Meets 2nd Thursday of the month from October-May, 12:45 p.m.-2:30 p.m
Ed Robson Branch Library
9330 East Riggs Road
Sun Lakes, AZ  85248

Elizabeth Booth  480-284-6952
Regina Milgroom  480-802-7990

Tucson Chapter
2nd Monday of the month, November - March 1:00 - 3:00 p.m.
Voyager RV Resort
8701 S. Kolb Rd
Santa Rita Room
Tucson, AZ

Victoria Garth 

West Valley Chapter
Meets every second Tuesday at 1:00 - 3:00 p.m. from October to May
First Presbyterian Church Sun City
12225 N. 103rd Avenue
Annex #1
Sun City, AZ 85351

Melanie O’Rourke   623-882-5554
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California State Association
Zina Jawadi
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State Chapter Coordinator - North
Bob Zastrow

Central Coast Chapter
Meets Saturday at 10:00 a.m., every month except June, July, August, Sept, Nov, Dec
The Villages of San Luis Obispo
55 Broad St.
San Luis Obispo, CA 93405

Noni Smyth   805.543.6955
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City of Orange Chapter
Meets first Saturday, 9:30 am, every month except July
Mariposa Women & Family Center (Bldg C)
812 W Town & Country Rd
Orange, CA 92868

Marla Peoples, Chairperson   714.400.7992
Robert Rennie   714.771.2397

Diablo Valley Chapter
Meets 1st Wednesday of the month (except June, July, August, December)
Walnut Creek United Methodist Church
Education Building, Wesley Room
1543 Sunnyvale Avenue
Walnut Creek, CA 94597-1903

Ann Thomas   925-264-1199
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East Bay Chapter
Meets 2nd Saturday of the month Except July & August
9:30 a.m. Social, Refreshments
10:00 - 11:30 a.m. Meeting, Program
Kaiser Permanente Medical Center
Fabiola Building (Lower Level Room G26) - Free parking across the street in Kaiser garage.
3801 Howe Street
Oakland, CA 94611

Kay Athos   510.886.4717

Long Beach/Lakewood Chapter
Meets every 2nd Thursday of the month, 6:30 - 8:00 p.m.
Weingart Senior Center
5220 Oliva Ave.
Lakewood, CA 90712

Katie Wright  323-205-6794
Bill Busch   310.540.6322
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Los Angeles Chapter
Meets fourth Saturday 9:30 a.m.-noon Jan-April and Jul-Oct
3rd Saturday, November
Huntington Memorial Hospital
East Room, Wingate Building
100 W. California Ave.
Pasadena, CA 91105

Heather Lehr
Jennifer Nelson
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Mission Viejo Chapter 
Meets 2nd Monday, 10:00 a.m. Jan, March, May, June, Sep and Nov
Norman P. Murrey Community Center
24932 Veterans Way
Juniper Room
Mission Viejo, CA 92692

Priscilla Kirkeby
George Grosz

Napa Valley Chapter
Jeannine Scott

North Bay of CA Chapter
Meets 2nd Thursday of each month, 6:30-8:30 pm, January-May and September-November (No meetings June/July)
Aldersly, Hendrix Hall
326 Mission Ave.
San Rafael CA, 94901

Sara Oser

Peninsula Chapter
Meet 1st Monday, every month except Jul and Aug, 1 pm - 3 pm
Veterans Memorial Senior Center
Goldstar Room
1455 Madison Ave
Redwood City, CA 94061

Sally Edwards      650-365-4848
Robert Hall      650-867-5256

San Diego Chapter
Meets Saturdays at 10:30 am January through December

Charlene Sivertson 858-278-9630
Larry Sivertson  858-278-9630

San Francisco Chapter
Meets second Saturday, 10:00 am, every month except June, July, August, & December
The Sequoias
1400 Geary Blvd - California Room
San Francisco, CA 94108

Kenneth Andrews   707-291-0709
Josephine Schallehn  415-567-5377

Santa Barbara Chapter
Meets the 2nd Saturday of the month, except July & August
Wood Glen Hall
3010 Foothill Road
Santa Barbara, CA 93105

Cherie Alvarez, President  805-584-2010
Anne Szymanski   805.563.1097
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Silicon Valley Chapter
Meets 2nd Wednesday of the month at 1:00 p.m.
Except July & August
San Jose Masonic Center
2500 Masonic Drive
San Jose, CA 95125

Lynne Kinsey, President


State Chapter Coordinator
Debbie Mohney

Boulder Chapter
Meets 3rd Saturday of the month (Sept. thru May) at 3 p.m.
(Note: Check calendar on website and sign up for e-mail notifications)
Location Alternates between:
Frasier Meadows Manor, Assembly Hall 4th Floor, 350 Ponca Pl, Boulder, CO 80303
Alfalfa’s Market, Community Room, 785 E. South Boulder Road, Louisville, CO 80027

Kim Thompson
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Colorado Springs Chapter
Meets 2nd Saturday of the month, Sept-May 1:00 - 3:00 p.m.
Community Room, Gold Hill Police Station
955 W. Moreno Ave.
Colorado Springs, CO 80905

Ann Belfiglio, President
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Denver Chapter
Meets 3rd Saturday of the month at 1 p.m.
Englewood Public Library
1000 East Englewood Parkway
Englewood, CO 80110

Bernard Steinberg   303.756.1107

Northern Colorado Chapter
Debbie Mohney

Western Colorado Chapter
Meets 1st Saturday, Sept-May, 10:30 am - 12:30 pm
Center for Independence
740 Gunnison Avenue
Grand Junction, CO 81501

Amy Becktell  970-241-2592


Eastern Connecticut Chapter
Meet at 10 a.m. on the third Saturday of every month (September - July)
Phillips Communication Sciences Building
850 Bolton Road
Storrs, CT 06269

Randy Kirsch   860.659.8082
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Hartford Chapter
Terry Bedard

Southwest Connecticut Chapter
Meets the 3rd Tuesday of the month at 1:30pm (September - May)
Norwalk Senior Center
11 Allen Road
Norwalk, CT 06851

Marcia Zola, Vice President   203-374-7736
Peg Slinsky, Secretary   203-656-2733


Wilmington Chapter
Linda Heller


DC Chapter
Meets one Sunday a month, 2:00 pm, Sept-June - Contact Russell for which Sunday of the month
Tenley-Friendship Library
4450 Wisconsin Ave NW - Large Meeting Room
Washington, DC  20016

Russell Misheloff  202-332-2999
Lon Rosenman     202-966-0255
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Florida State Association
Meetings occur in January, April, August and October.

Cynthia Moynihan
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State Chapter Coordinator
Tanya Williams

Broward County Chapter
Meets the 2nd Tuesday of each month at 2 p.m.
John Knox Village Auditorium
200 Lakeside Circle (Hibiscus Room)
Pompano Beach, FL 33060

Howard Alenier   240.888.4747
Peter Liszewski   703.399.5593
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Central Florida Chapter
Meets First Tuesday, 1:00 - 2:30 p.m. (September - May)
Churchill Street Village Recreation Center
2375 Churchill Downs (Triple Crown Room)
The Villages, FL 32162

Jan Sharp            352-751-4532
Muriel Raine  352-751-3464

Gainesville Chapter
Meets 4th Monday of each month at 3:00 p.m.
Alachua County Senior Recreation Center
5701 NW 34th Blvd.
Gainesville, FL 32605

Lynn Rousseau   352.331.9808

Gulf Coast Chapter (Formerly the Clearwater Chapter)
Meets 1st Wednesday of each month at 12:30 p.m. (September - May)
Safety Harbor Public Library
101 N. Second Street
Safety Harbor, FL 34695

Meets for captioned movie, 2nd Saturday of Jun, July and Aug between 12 p.m. and 1 p.m., pending movie selection/time.
Regal Citrus Park Stadium 20  
7999 Citrus Park Town Center Mall
Tampa, FL 33625  

Debbe Hagner   727-271-0770 (Text only) 
Tess Crowder          813-843-7716 

Jacksonville Chapter
Meets 3rd Tuesday, 6:30 p.m. except Jul-Aug-Dec
Nemours Children’s Clinic, 10th Floor Auditorium
807 Childrens Way
Jacksonville, FL 32207

Thomas B. Logue  904-631-6357
Judy G. Martin   904-778-2265
Laura Terrebonne
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Lakeland Chapter
Meets every 2nd Thursday of each month, 6 - 7:30 p.m.
First Presbyterian Church (Multipurpose Room A)
175 Lake Hollingsworth Dr.
Lakeland, FL 33801

Art Matlock, Webmaster   863.853.3130

Lee County Chapter
Meets second Friday of the month from 10:30 a.m. to noon
Deaf and Hard of Hearing Center
1860 Boy Scout Dr. Ste 208
Fort Myers, FL 33907

Ruth Evers
Heather Golden

Miami Chapter
Meets the 2nd Thursday of every month from 1:00 to 3:00 p.m.
The City of Coral Gables Adult Activity Center
2 Andalusia Avenue
Coral Gables, FL 33134

Joe Dashiell
Joe Nadeau

Orlando Chapter
Meets 3rd Tuesday of every month at 6:30pm
O'Charley's Restaurant
8081 Turkey Lake Rd
Orlando, FL 32819

Merv & Bev Daniels   407-656-9283
Jim Diaz   407-489-7531

Sarasota/Manatee Chapter
Meets every 2nd Wednesday at 1:30 p.m.
North Sarasota Library
2801 Newtown Blvd
Sarasota, FL 34230

After hours chapter meets 4th Thursday at 6 p.m. every odd number month (Jan. Mar. May. July. Sept. Nov.)
Center for Arts & Humanities
1226 N. Tamiami Trail
Sarasota, FL 34236

Anne Taylor, President      941-244-0452
Vinell Lacy, Membership Chair
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South Palm Beach County Chapter
Meets third Friday, 10:00 am, Sept-May
South County Civic Center (Room A)
16700 Jog Rd
Delray Beach, FL 33446

Manny Pallant, President

Sun City Center Chapter
Meets 3rd Tuesday at 9:45 a.m., monthly.
St. Andrew Presbyterian Church (Fellowship Hall)
1239 Del Webb Blvd., W.
Sun City Center, FL 33573

Richard Herring     813-677-2329
Bill Dauber            813-951-7193

Tampa Chapter
Meets 1st Tuesday of the month at 6:30 PM, Sept to May. 
T.G.I. Friday’s Meeting Room
2501 East Fowler Avenue
Tampa, FL 33612

Meets for captioned movie, 2nd Saturday of Jun, July and Aug between 12 p.m. and 1 p.m., pending movie selection/time.
Regal Citrus Park Stadium 20  
7999 Citrus Park Town Center Mall
Tampa, FL 33625  
Roseanne Boyle 813-503-3452   

Treasure Coast Chapter
Meets third Saturday, 10:30 am (September - May)
Indian River State College-Mueller Campus (See Chapter website for room location)
6155 College Lane
Vero Beach, FL 32966

Cheryl Nolte   772-468-0123


Georgia State Office
Jeff Bonnell  404-636-0288

Atlanta Buckhead Chapter
Meets 3rd Saturday of each month; 10:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. (January, March, May, June, September and November)
Cathedral Towers
2820 Peachtree Rd NW
Atlanta, GA 30305

Jeff Bonnell   404.636.0288

Augusta Chapter
Meets third Saturday, 11:00 am, September to May
University Hospital
1350 Walton Way (Dining Rms 1-3)
Augusta, GA 30901

Gayle Tison  706-863-8721

NW Metro Atlanta Chapter
Meets 4th Sunday of every other Month at 2:00 - 4:00 p.m. (September - May)
William G. Long Senior Center
223 Arnold Mill Rd.
Woodstock, GA 30188

Rebecca Kendall


Chicago Lincoln Park Chapter
Meets the 1st Saturday from 6 - 8 p.m. during the months of March, April, May, August, October and November
Second City (Fourth Floor)
1616 North Wells Street
Chicago, IL

Deirdre Keane   708-476-5009 cell
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Chicago North Shore Chapter
Meets the 2nd Monday of every month at 10:00 a.m. Jan-Dec. 
Support groups meet all other Mondays at 10:00am for speech reading and 11:00am for Sound Off.
North Shore Senior Center (Lindon Lounge)
161 Northfield Rd.
Northfield, IL 60093

Elaine C. McCaffrey   773-631-8818
Elizabeth Buino

Illinois Cochlear Implant Chapter
Meets on the 3rd Saturday of odd numbered months.
Plymouth Place (Dole Hall)
315 N. La Grange Rd.
La Grange Park, IL 60526

Janet Tusk, President   312-971-7026
Ed O'Brien


Michiana Chapter
Meets every 3rd Tuesday, 6pm, except Jun, and Dec
Wakarusa Public Library
124 North Elkhart Street
Wakarusa, IN  46573-2006

Janice Neidigh  574-305-0145
Marcia Parcell  574-361-6663


Central Iowa Chapter
Martha Meyer
Betty Hebard


Kansas City Chapter
See for Chapter Meeting times and locations

Terri Shirley


Kentucky Chapters Coordinator
Ronald Haynes   502-515-3762
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Kentuckiana Chapter
Meets second Tuesday of every month, 6:30 p.m. (Mar, Jun, Sept and Dec are off-site socials)
St. Leonard Parish School Library
440 Zorn Avenue
Louisville, KY 40206

Carla Trivedi   502.689.4011 (text only)
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Kentucky Home Chapter
Meets fourth Monday, 6:30 p.m. every month
Socials - June & December - Check for location
Nelson County Public Library
201 Cathedral Manor
Bardstown, KY 40004

David Robertson   502-233-5774
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Lexington Chapter
Meets second Thursday, 6:30 pm, except January, July and December
Lexington Public Library Eastside Branch
3000 Blake James Drive
Lexington, KY 40509

Janny Scheeline  859-537-3135 Text only


State Chapter Coordinator
Margaret Widner-Kolberg   443.803.4422 (voice/text)

Frederick County Chapter
Meets 1st Saturday, 10 a.m., February, April, June, August, October and December.
Edenton Retirement Community (Manor House)
5800 Genesis Lane
Frederick, MD 21703

Mary Frances Gosnell   301-829-1002
Janice Hughes

Greater Baltimore Chapter
Meets monthly either on second Tuesday or fourth Thursday, 6 p.m. - 8 p.m., Sept-Nov and Feb-April
The Hearing and Speech Agency
5900 Metro Drive
Baltimore, MD 21215

Carrie Nicholsen   443.259.0024
Phyllis Hersh  443-541-5103

Montgomery County Chapter
Meets third Saturday, 10:15 am, Sept-May
Hearing Loss Association of America Office
7910 Woodmont Ave Suite 1200
Bethesda, MD  20814

Hollace Goodman
Lise Hamlin  301-657-2248

Prince George's County Chapter
Meets 2nd Saturday, 10am - 12 noon, January, April, July, and October
Collington Community (Auditorium)
10450 Lottsford Road
Mitchellville, MD 20721

Veronica Davila Steele  240-601-8761
Les Greenberg   240-271-9423


Boston Chapter
Speaker / Workshop Series on Saturday dates as noted on website under "Support and Resources."
Social Events dates vary as noted on website under "Social and Cultural Events"
Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary, Meltzer Auditorium Or Sloane Teaching Room, 3rd Floor
243 Charles St.
Boston, MA 02114

Peggy Ellertsen, Webmaster
Betsy Anderson

Cape Cod Chapter
Contact for meeting times.
Dennis Public Library - 1st Floor
5 Hall St. 
Dennis Port, MA 02639

Bill McCormick

Central Massachusetts Chapter
Meetings vary but usually on a Saturday afternoon every other month.
Northborough Public Library
34 Main St.
Northborough, MA 01532

Margaret Myatt 508.498.3724
Beth Wilson   508.393.1435

North Of Boston Chapter
Meets on the 3rd Wednesday of the month at 11am.
Lucius Beebe Memorial Library (2nd Fl. Treasurer's Room)
345 Main St.
Wakefield, MA 01880

JoAnn Lacock   603.216.2381

Plymouth Chapter
Sandy Spekman  508-224-7971
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Michigan State Association
Meets Saturdays or Sundays, 9:30 a.m - 12:30 p.m, April, July, and October
Michigan Disability Rights Coalition 
3498 E. Lansing Rd.
East Lansing, MI, 48823

Kim Koglin
Liz Kobylak

Michigan State Chapter Coordinator
Elizabeth Kobylak

Ann Arbor Chapter
Meets the 2nd Monday of the month at 6:30 p.m. (No meetings July, August & December)
Ann Arbor Center for Independent Living (Conference Room A)
Ann Arbor, MI 48108

Pam McGuinty   734-619-6645

Downriver Chapter
Meets Saturdays at 12:00 p.m. September through May
Southgate Veterans Memorial Library
14680 Dix-Toledo Road
Southgate, MI 48195

Frances Eldis

Kalamazoo Chapter
Meets the 2nd Saturday of every month at 9:00 a.m, monthly except for December (breakfast meeting in back room)
Blue Dolphin
502 S. Burdick St.
Kalamazoo, MI

Betty Yagi   269.375.8366

Lansing Chapter
Meets 1st Wednesday of the month, 6:30 - 8:30 p.m., September through June
Asbury United Methodist Church
2200 Lake Lansing Rd
Lansing, MI 48912

Ann Liming   517.485.6546

Macomb Chapter
Meets 4th Thursday of the month at 1:00 - 3:00 p.m., September to June
Trinity Lutheran Church
38900 Harper Ave.
Clinton Township, MI 48036

Lynn Huff   586-268-3606

Mid-Michigan Chapter
Meets 4th Monday, 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm, monthly except holidays.
Saginaw Valley State University
Curtiss Hall Rm 128
7400 Bay Rd
University Center, MI  48710

Lori Orr   989-860-0961

Royal Oak Chapter
Meets the 4th Tuesday from 6:30 - 8:30 p.m., Jan-May and Sept-Dec
Huntington Woods Library
26415 Scotia Road
Huntington Woods, MI 48070

Pam Dangovian
Suzan Selewski   313-291-2913

Western Wayne County Chapter
Meets the 2nd Wednesday 6:30 - 8:00 pm, September - May (except December)
William P. Faust Public Library of Westland
6123 Central City Parkway
Meeting Room B
Westland, Mi 48185

Tony Ferack   734.664.3297


Twin Cities Chapter
Meets every 3rd Saturday of the month September through May at 9:30 a.m. to socialize and meeting starts at 10 a.m.
The Courage Center
3915 Golden Valley Road
Golden Valley, MN 55442

Christine Morgan, President


Greater St. Louis Chapter
Meets every second Saturday of the month at 1 p.m. (no meetings in January or August)
Deaf, Inc.
25 E. Frisco
Webster Groves, MO 63119

Kathy Patrick       636-296-2393
George Cooley    636-225-1461
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Omaha Area Chapter
Meets second Tuesday, 7:00 pm, March-December
Dundee Presbyterian Church, Parlor
5312 Underwood Ave
Omaha, NE  68132

Sheryl Butler
Verla Hamilton  402-558-6449


New Jersey State Association
Meets first Saturday or every quarter, 1 p.m to 4 p.m, Feb, May, August, and Nov. 
East Brunswick Library
2 Jean Walling Civic Center
East Brunswick, NJ  08816-3599

Wayne Roorda   856-772-5836

Bergen County Chapter
Meeting time/day varies. Please email contacts listed below.
The Ethical Culture Society of Bergen County
687 Larch Avenue
Teaneck, NJ 07666

Janet Rosen
Eleanor Lippman

Essex County Chapter
Union Public Library
1980 Morris Avenue
Union, New Jersey

Richelle Simpson  908-397-5531
Gina Petrus Thomas  973-932-4330

Morris County Chapter
Meets 10am-12:30pm on 2nd Saturday of Jan, March, May, Sept and Nov.
Summit Speech School
705 Central Avenue
New Providence, NJ 07974

Pat Dobbs   973-479-8083

Paterson Chapter
Meets third Saturday, 1:30 pm, every month except July-Sept
Paterson Main Branch Library
250 Broadway, 2nd Floor
Paterson, NJ  07501

Sharrieff Bugg   973-684-4608

South Jersey Shore Chapter
Meets the 3rd Thursday of every monthly from 5:30 - 8:00 p.m.
Cape Regional Medical Center
2 Stone Harbor Blvd
Cape May Court House, NJ 08210

Carolyn Richards   609-886-3678
Helena Aber


Albuquerque Chapter
Meets the 3rd Saturday, 10:00 a.m.-noon, Sept-June
Los Altos Christian Church - Fellowship Hall 
11900 Haines Ave. NE

Albuquerque, NM 87112

Jim Dillow    505-710-8050
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Las Cruces Chapter
Meets third Saturday, 1:30 p.m., September-June
Grace Bible Church
2801 Missouri Ave., Suite 14 (Common area)
Las Cruces, NM  88006

David Uribe  575-915-4569 (Please text or email)

Santa Fe Chapter
Meets third Saturday, 10:00 am, except July, August, and December
Natural Grocers by Vitamin Cottage - Conference Room
3328 Cerillos Road
Santa Fe, NM  87507

John Hooper  505-603-2994


New York State Association
Jerry Bergman

Albany Chapter
See Chapter website for meeting times and locations

Patricia Mirza  518.488.8268

Binghamton Area Chapter
Meets the 1st Wednesday of every month at 7:00 p.m. (except January, July and August)
Johnson City Senior Center
30 Brocton St.
Johnson City, NY 13790

Donna Glover, President   607-427-0186 cell
Sue Ellen Miller   607-648-3968 home
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Mid-Hudson Chapter
(Meeting Group 1)
Meets on the second Thursday of the month at 1:30 p.m. Mar-June
Gardiner Library
133 Farmers Turnpike
Gardiner, NY 12525

(Meeting Group 2)
Meets on the Wednesday night before Thursday (Group 1) Meeting at 7:00 p.m. Sept-Dec
Taconic Resources for Independence
82 Washington St - Suite 314
Poughkeepsie, NY  12601

Alice Tenuto         845-489-7008  
Florence Butler  845-255-6128

New York City Chapter
Meets eight times a year (every month except January, June, July and August) on Tuesday evenings.
All meetings are at:
Universalist Church (Community Room)
40 East 35th Street

Katherine Bouton 
Mary Fredericks  212-674-9128
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North Shore Chapter of Long Island
Meets third Wednesday, 6:30 pm, Sept-June
Long Island Jewish Hearing & Speech Center
Lower Level Conference Room
270-05 76th Ave
New Hyde Park, NY 11040

Sal or Charlie   516.331.0231

Rochester Chapter
Meets first Tuesday, 11am and 7pm, Oct-Jun
Second Tuesday, September
St. Paul's Episcopal Church (Parish Hall, 1st Floor)
25 Westminster Rd
Rochester, NY 14607

Michelle Gross

Utica Chapter
May & October, 3rd Tuesday, 7:00 p.m.
Unitarian Universalist Church
10 Higby Road
Utica, NY 13501

Roger MacCasland   315-735-4114
Gail Hardy   315-732-4619

Westchester Chapter
Meets 1st Saturday, 1 pm, every month except July and August
Greenburgh Public Library
Multipurpose Room
300 Tarrytown Rd
Elmsford, NY  10523

Alicen Noselli     (845)268-9644
Sara Taddeo


North Carolina State Association
Julie Bishop

Asheville Chapter
Meets third Saturday, 10:15 am, most months except Oct and Dec
Care Partners Health Services
Seymour Auditorium
68 Sweeten Creek Rd
Asheville, NC 28803

Ann Karson   828-665-8699

Brevard Chapter
Meets 2nd Saturday of all months except October.
Transylvania Regional Hospital
260 Hospital Dr
Brevard, NC  28712-3378

Kathleen Borzell  828-743-0150
Rosemary Tuite

Charlotte Chapter
Meets every month, 6:30 p.m. social time and 7:00 p.m. meeting time. Contact chapter for more details.
NC Division of Service for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing, Conference room (First floor)
5501 Executive Center Dr.
Charlotte, NC 28212

Myra White   704-366-0861 TTY
Liz Strachan   704.545.5661
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New Bern Chapter
Meets 3rd Tues. at 11 a.m. (Every other month beginning in February)
McCarthy Court Independent Living Apartments (Common Room)
1325 McCarthy Blvd.
New Bern, NC 28562

Cynthia Koran                 252-444-8250
Jim Jaconsen  252-634-9116

Wake Chapter
Meeting time and location varies.
Steve Barber
Janet McGettrick  919-469-0924

Winston-Salem Chapter
William Crowley
Bill Shugart


Ohio State Chapter Coordinator
Deborah Schaaf    330-465-1963 (voice or text)

Dayton Chapter
Meets on the 1st Saturday of the month from 10:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.
Good Samiritan North Building
9000 N Main St. 
Englewood, OH 45322

Chris Harshbarger  937-478-6273 (Text only)
Melissa Rogers   937-678-7302

Northern Ohio Chapter
Meets every 3rd Thursday of every month, March - November (No meeting in July)
Summit Point, Craft Community Meeting Room
9633 Valley View Road
Macedonia, OH 44056

Deborah Schaaf              330-465-1963
Ted Kozenko  440-668-7401
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Orrville-Wooster Chapter
Meets on the 2nd Saturday of every month (No meeting in July) in two locations:

Orrville Public Library (Meeting from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.)
230 N. Main St.
Orrville, OH 44667

West View Healthy Living (Meeting from 12:30 p.m. to 2:00 p.m.)
1715 Mechanicsburg Rd
Wooster, OH 44691

Deborah Schaaf    330-465-1963 (voice or text)
Cheryl Scribben

Southwest Ohio Chapter
Meets first Monday at 6:30 p.m. in April, May and June.
585 N. State Rt. 741 (Phillipi Room)
Lebanon, OH 45036

Linda Fowler   513.4hear41 (513.443.2741)


State Chapter Coordinator
Sharon “Shari” Richard

Central Oklahoma Chapter
Meets three times a month in two different places.
Lakeside Methodist Church
2925 NW 66th Street
Oklahoma City, OK  73116

Norman Regional Hospital Education Center
901 North Porter
Norman OK 73071

Patti Burns  405-317-2030


Oregon State Association
Meets quarterly, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Reimer Conference Building, (located to the right of main parking lot)
Albany General Hospital
1046 Sixth Avenue, SW
Albany, OR 97321

Richard Little
Vincent Portulano

Oregon State Chapter Co-Coordinators
Richard Little
Vince Portulano

Central Oregon Chapter
Meets every 2nd Wednesday of the month from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.
St. Charles Medical Center
2500 NE Neff Road
Bend, OR

Cliff Tepper   541-390-2174

Douglas County Chapter
Meets 4th Monday of each month at 6:30 p.m.
Westside Christian Church 
2712 West Harvard Ave.
Roseburg. OR 97471

Vincent Portulano   541.492.1171

Lane County Chapter
Meets the 2nd Thursday of every month from 7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.
Hilyard Community Center
2580 Hilyard St.
Eugene, OR 97405

Clark Anderson   541.736.4804

Linn and Benton Counties Chapter
Meets the 3rd Thursday of each month, 6:30 - 8:30 p.m. (except July, August and December)
Lebanon Senior Center
80 Tangent St.
Lebanon, OR 97355

John Hood-Fysh   541.220.8541

Portland Chapter
Meets 3rd Monday each month (except June, July and August) at 6:30 p.m.
Legacy Good Samaritan Hospital (Room ACR 102 in the Wilcox Building)
1015 NW 22nd Avenue
Portland, OR
(The Wilcox Building is on the west side of NW 22nd Avenue at Marshall Street. Enter the "first floor" by going up the brick stairway from 22nd Avenue into the door with "WILCOX" on the awning.)

Anne McLaughlin
P.O. Box 2112
Portland, OR   97208-2112

Salem Chapter
Meets 4th Tuesday each month (except July and August) at 6 p.m.
Salem Hospital Community Health and Education (Building D)
Creekside Overflow Room 939
Oak Street SE
Salem, OR

Mary Fagan   503-409-5491


Pennsylvania State Office
Meets three Saturdays a year, 9:30 am-3:30 pm
Manheim Township Public Library
Morgan B Meeting Room
595 Granite Run Dr
Lancaster, PA 17601

Nancy Kingsley   717-435-5514

Pennsylvania State Chapter Coordinator - Central
Dale Long

Pennsylvania State Chapter Coordinator - Western
Teresa Nellans

All Generations (All Gen) formerly GenX Chapter
Please contact chapter for details.
Clarke School for the Deaf
455 South Roberts Rd
Bryn Mawr, PA 19019

Alice Pakhtigian   610-789-3108
Colleen Gallo-Hansen

Blair County Chapter
Meets 2nd Thursday of every month, 7:00 p.m
Center for Independent Living
2900 Beale Ave., 1st floor
Altoona, PA 1660

Kay Tyberg  570-494-6491
Misty Steinbacher   814-327-6996

Bucks County Chapter
Meets Mondays at 7:00 p.m., Apr, June, Sept, Dec.
Northampton Library
Community Room
25 Upper Holland Rd.
Richboro, PA 18954

Marianne Lock  215-3574-3702
Debra Cannon  215-805-6011

Capital Region Chapter
Meets 4th Monday at 7:00 p.m., every month except July, Aug, and Dec
Giant Foods
Community Center, 2nd Floor
3301 Trindle Rd.
Camp Hill, PA 17011

Rick Rubin  717.236.3941

Central Pennsylvania Chapter
Meets the 2nd Monday of the month at 7:00 p.m. (September - June if we have a program)
Foxdale Senior Village (Meeting Room)
500 E. Marylyn Ave.
State College, PA 16801

Robin Cooke   814.360.2568
Nancy M. Stanley Maso or   814.231.8284

Center-City Philadelphia Chapter
Meets the 2nd Thursday of the month at 6:30 p.m. Sept-May (Social events in summer)
1830 Ritten House Sq #14B
Philadelphia, PA 19103

Patrick McGeever

Chester County Chapter
Meets the 2nd Wednesday at 7 p.m. except July and August
Christ Community Church
1190 Phoenixville Pike
West Chester, PA 19380

Bill Pfeifer  484-402-4907
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Delaware County Chapter
Meets the 2nd Monday at 2:00 p.m. Sept-June (No meetings in July or August)
Maris Grove Retirement Center
Brinton Club House Classroom
200 Maris Grove Way
Glen Mills, PA 19342

Alan Kutner              484-841-6624

Lancaster County Chapter
Meets 3rd Tuesday at 10 am, March-May and Sept-Nov
Brethren Village
Wolfe Auditorium, Welcome Center
3001 Lititz Pike
Lancaster, PA 17606

Nancy Kingsley   717-435-5514

Lebanon County Chapter
Meets fourth Tuesday, 7 pm, except July, Aug, and Dec
Cornwall Manor Retirement Community
Freeman Auditorium
1 Boyd St.
Cornwall, PA 17016

Joseph Barnett   717.277.5571

Lycoming Chapter
Meets 2nd Thursday at 7 p.m.
West End Christian Community Center (lower level)
901 Diamond St.
Williamsport, PA 17701

Kay Tyberg   570-494-6419 (text only)

Montgomery County (PA) Chapter
Meets first Monday at 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm, Mar-June and Oct -Dec (Second Monday in September)
William Jeanes Library
4051 Joshua Road
Lafayette Hill, PA 19444

Don Groff   215-368-3919

Philadelphia Chapter
Contact for meeting locations and times.
Huntingdon Valley Library
625 Red Lion Road
Huntingdon Valley, PA 19006

Carolyn Meyer  215-887-9018

Pittsburgh Chapter
Meets 3rd Saturday at 10 am, Mar-May and Sept-Nov
DePaul School for Hearing and Speech
6202 Alder St.
Pittsburgh PA 15206

Teresa Nellans   412-767-9769


Rhode Island State Association
Meet second Monday of the month at 6:30 p.m.
Warwick Public Library
600 Sandy Lane
Warwick, RI 02889

Betsy Beach

Rhode Island Chapter
Meet second Monday of the month at 6:30 p.m.
Warwick Public Library
600 Sandy Lane
Warwick, RI 02889

George "Herk" Herchenroether   401-338-5329


The Midlands Chapter
Does not meet in June, July and August.
Still Hopes Retirement Community (Event Room)
1 Still Hopes Dr.
Columbia, SC 29169

David A. Bitters   803-250-7839


Chattanooga Chapter
Meets third Sunday, 2 -4 p.m., Jan-Mar and Sept-Nov, special activities in August and December
Ronald McDonald House
Community Room
200 N. Central Ave. (Corner of East Third St. and Central Ave.)
Chattanooga, TN 37403

Charles Slover  423-886-5426
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Knoxville Chapter
Meets at 6:30 p.m. on the 2nd Thursday of each month except June, July and August.
Classroom 1 in Women's Pavilion
10820 Parkside Dr.
Knoxville, TN 37934

Carolyn Mitchell   865-773-8997
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Nashville Chapter
Meets 2nd Saturday of every month, Noon-4pm
Emmanuel Lutheran Church
1003 Hickory Hill L
Hermitage, TN 37076

Jennifer Thorpe   931-735-0322
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Texas State Office
Jason Taylor, Director

Texas State Chapter Coordinator - East
Mary Honomichl

Austin Chapter
Contact the chapter for meeting dates and times.

Deb Deitz   
Carrie Leising

Coastal Bend Chapter
The Deaf and Hard of Hearing Center (near La Palmera Mall)
5151 McArdle Road
Corpus Christi, TX 78411

Sandra Davis  361-387-1322

Fort Worth Chapter
Meets monthly on the second Saturday
Refreshments and socializing 9:30 a.m.
Program 10 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.
Southside Church of Christ
2101 Hemphill Street
Fort Worth, TX 76110

Cary Terry   817-709-8440

Houston Chapter
Meets every 2nd Saturday at 9:30 a.m. (no meeting in June and December)
Bethany United Methodist Church (park in back)
3511 Linkwood Drive
Houston, Texas 77025

Allan Ofield   713-459-5925
Enriqueta Martinez   832-435-4288
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Montgomery County (TX) Chapter
Next meeting Oct. 1, 2016, 9:30-11:30 a.m.
The Forum
5055 W. Panther Creek
The Woodlands, Texas

Ardeth Alcorn


Salt Lake City Chapter
Meets the 3rd Saturday of each month. Socials in July and December meet elsewhere.
Sanderson Community Center for the Deaf & Hard of Hearing
5709 South 1500 West
Taylorsville, UT 84123

Katharine (Kathy) Evans  
Chelle Wyatt
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Vermont Chapter
Deb Charlea Baker


Virginia State Chapter Coordinator
Donald Doherty

Greater Richmond Chapter
Meets 2nd Saturday 10:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m., Jan-May and Sept-Nov
Beulah United Methodist Church
2nd Floor
6930 Hopkins Rd.
North Chesterfield, VA 23234

Linda Wallace   804.239.9546
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Rappahannock Chapter
Meets 3rd Thursday of the Month 12:00 - 2 p.m.
Disability Resource Center
409 Progress Street
Conference Room, First Floor
Fredricksburg VA 22401

Diann Drew  540-373-5890

Virginia Beach Chapter
Fortis College
6300 Center Drive, Room 5
Norfolk, VA 23502

Don Doherty   757-535-9364
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Washington State Association
Meets quarterly, various Seattle area locations
Karen Utter  425-742-3228
Judi Carr  206-535-8824

Washington State Chapter Coordinator
Karen Utter   425-742-3228

Renton Chapter
Meets 2nd Friday of the month at 12:30 p.m. (no meetings in July or August)
Renton Senior Activities Center
211 Burnett N.
Renton, WA 98058

Glenda Philio   253-631-2345

Tacoma Area Chapter
Meets 2nd Sat, 10am, Feb, Apr, Jun, Sept, Nov, Dec
Tacoma Area Coalition of Individuals with Disablilites (TACID)
6315 S 19th St Rm 6 (sometimes Rm 2)
Tacoma, WA 98466

Penny Allen  360-871-0997
Kate Babinsky  253-851-8272

Whatcom County Chapter
Meets every 3rd Saturday of the month at 9:30 a.m (Does not meet Aug/Dec).
Christ the Servant Lutheran Church (Fellowship Hall)
2600 Lakeway Drive
Bellingham, WA 98229

Mike Sweeney         360-734-0569
Larry Wonnacott 360-656-5702


Wisconsin State Association
Jerry Lapidakis
Elizabeth Segleau 414-466-0607
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Wisconsin State Chapter Coordinator
Emil Quast   608-575-1546

Fox Valley Chapter
Meets every 2nd Monday of each month from March-December, at 6:30 p.m.
H.O.P.E (Hearing Other People's Experiences) begins at 5:30 p.m.
Come for one or come to both!
Captioning and a hearing loop are provided for communication access. Each meeting features social time and an educational program.
Fox Valley Unitarian Universalist Fellowship building
2600 Philip Lane
Appleton, WI

Julie Olson
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Madison Chapter
Meets the 4th Wednesday from 6-8 pm. Enter Ultratec from back.
450 Science Drive
Madison, WI 53711

John Kinstler
Emil Quast
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Metro Milwaukee Chapter
Meets the 2nd Thursday from 6:30 p.m. - 8 p.m. (every other month April - December, weather permitting)
HEAR Wisconsin
10243 West National Avenue, (Looped Board Room - Downstairs)
West Allis, WI 53227

Eloise Schwarz     414-807-4373 
James Goddeyne      414-460-4461
BJ Ermenc   
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