The mission of Deaf Services is to promote awareness of the needs and concerns of the Deaf Community, and to generate services, information and programs to address those needs and concerns.
The Township provides a Deaf Services Coordinator, fluent in American Sign Language, who is able to assist the Deaf Community with their various needs. Sarita Phadke, Deaf Services Coordinator is available to assist clients with problem-solving, information, and support. She is also available to help clients when working with other departments within the Township. Contact Deaf Services at 224-520-9463 VP or email@example.com for more information or to schedule an appointment.
Deaf Services assists residents of Schaumburg Township with a variety of services and programs and maintains an extensive list of resources and can provide information and referrals on a variety of issues. Assistance can be provided in the form of advocacy and referrals to organizations who can help you understand your legal rights in various situations.
Senior Health Insurance Program (SHIP)
Staff are trained by the Illinois Department on Aging to provide free, unbiased counseling on Medicare and insurance benefits. Staff can also meet with residents to screen for available benefits and assist with completing benefit applications such as Benefit Access Program, Medicaid, SNAP and more!
Deaf Services hosts a monthly Deaf Social/Support Group on the 3rd Wednesday of the month. Each month the group plays a variety of games, enjoys socializing, and participates in educational activities. Contact the Deaf Services Coordinator for more information at 224-520-9463 VP or firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Deaf Services Coordinator is available to provide presentations on Deafness and Deaf Culture to agencies, schools and community organizations. Contact the Deaf Services Coordinator for more information at 224-520-9463 VP or email@example.com.
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