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We provide a welcoming environment for all community members, collaborate with local resettlement agencies, and
are a proud founding member of the National Deaf Refugee Provider Coalition (NDRPC).

Our program offers a unique opportunity for Deaf refugees & immigrants in the Western New York and Rochester
areas to learn and work alongside other local Deaf refugees and immigrants, community members, staff and

Our goal is to see Deaf refugees & immigrants gain the knowledge necessary to:

  • Navigate all aspects of life in America
  • Secure gainful employment
  • Live independently
  • Successfully obtain driver’s license and complete citizenship
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What Our Class Offers

In our classroom, people from all around the world come together and support each other while learning and socializing. Learning opportunities include:

  • American Sign Language (ASL)
  • English
  • Literacy
  • American Deaf Culture
  • Using Interpreting Services
  • Job Skills
  • Life Skills – Rent, shopping, transportation, accessing medical services, connecting with legal representation
  • Navigating Western New York and Rochester
  • Learning to drive
  • Studying for citizenship testing
  • Reading and math skills

For more information, please call our office at 716.833.1637 or .