Upcoming Events
June 20th, 2024
City Hall Tour with ASL Interpretation
Time: 10:30am - 11:30am
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June 28th, 2024
Canalside Walking Tour with ASL Interpretation
Time: 11am to 12pm
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July 15th, 2024
Canalside Walking Tour with ASL Interpretation
Time: 11am to 12pm
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Is there someone in your life who could benefit from the services offered by Deaf Access Services?

Not only do we provide services for people in the Deaf Community who were born Deaf or became Deaf as children, we also assist Hard of Hearing individuals or those who have become deaf over time.

Career Pathways Program

In conjunction with NYS ACCESVR, DAS Career Pathways Program assists qualified Deaf and Hard of Hearing individuals obtain stable, long-term employment. Learn More »

Interpreting and CART Services

We provide qualified American Sign Language (ASL) Interpreting services onsite and remotely using any video conferencing software, or using our own Video Remote Interpreting (VRI) platform. In addition, we offer remote Captioning Access Real-Time Translation (CART) services. These services are available to the community and to service providers in order to ensure effective communication. Learn More »

Community Navigation Services

DAS has staff members who are trained to help Deaf and Hard of Hearing individuals experiencing various difficulties in life by navigating (guiding) them through various social service programs, such as, ACCES-VR Employment or Training programs, DSS, and Social Security. We are also knowledgeable about many types of assistive and adaptive equipment that could provide beneficial for your needs. Learn More »

ASL Classes & Outreach

DAS offers community sign language classes, a Hard of Hearing support group, basic sign language classes for Deaf refugees and their families, and life-skills general education for the greater Deaf community. Learn More »

Deaf Refugee Services

DAS provides education and case management services for Deaf refugees and immigrants from around the world to assist them in their acculturation process in Western New York.

For more information please contact us at: communications@wnydas.org
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Affordable Housing Options

Need a place? Deaf Access Services is Affiliated with People Inc. This gives the opportunity for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing Community to be able to get affordable housing. Learn More »


Looking to volunteer and be a part of the community? Contact us! Learn More »

Community Resources

Do you need information about the Deaf organizations around Western New York? Do you need resource and/or information on Health, medical, financial situations? You can find all of this information on this page and the great community partnerships we work with as well. Learn More »