YOUTH AND FAMILY SERVICES

BLOOM - Family Services

Serving age 0-8 Deaf, DeafBlind, Hard of Hearing, DeafDisabled, and Late Deafened children and families with CODA children through mentoring program, home visit, IEP/IFSP support, and informational & referral services.

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Kelly Vilavong

Family Services Coordinator

SHINE - Youth Services

Serving age 9-21 Deaf, DeafBlind, Hard of Hearing, DeafDisabled and Late Deafened youth through workshops, social events, informational & referral, IEP/IFSP support, mentoring, and summer programs.

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Danielle Silk

Youth Services Coordinator

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Frances Biderman

Advocacy Services Manager

DCARA offers programs for parents, both hearing and Deaf, Deaf/Hard of Hearing or Children of Deaf Adults (CODA) children such as addressinglinguistic and communication needs of the child and family.  Programs include Deaf Mentor Program, Club Saturday Family Gatherings, Family Advocacy and IEP/IFSP Advocacy.