North American Nonprofit Organizations Serving the Hard of Hearing

ALDA, Inc.
Association of Late-Deafened Adults
8038 Macintosh Lane, Suite 2
Rockford, IL 61107-5336
“Serving the needs of late-deafened adults.”

Alexander Graham Bell Association for the Deaf
3417 Volta Place NW
Washington DC 20007-2778
Established “to empower persons who are hearing impaired.” Advocates early identification of hearing loss and provides information and services to parents, educators, health professionals, and HOH adults.

American Tinnitus Association
P.O. Box 5
Portland, OR 97207
Supports research and education concerning tinnitus.

Canadian Hard of Hearing Association
2435 Holly Lane, Suite 205
Ottawa, Ontario K1V 7P2
“Canada’s only nation-wide Non-Profit Consumer Organization run by and for Hard of Hearing people.”

Canadian Hearing Society
271 Spadina Road
Toronto, Ontario M5R 2V3
“Provides services that enhance the independence of deaf, deafened, and hard of hearing people, and encourages prevention of hearing loss.”

Center for Hearing and Communication
50 Broadway, 6th Floor
New York, New York 10004
A New York City based organization that seeks “to improve the quality of life for people with all degrees of hearing loss.”

H.E.A.R. (Hearing Education and Awareness for Rockers)
PO Box 460847
San Francisco, CA 94146
“Dedicated to raising awareness of the real dangers of repeated exposure to excessive noise levels which can lead to permanent, and sometime debilitating, hearing loss and tinnitus. We’re here for musicians, music fans, and anyone needing help with their hearing.”

Hearing Industries Association
777 6th St. NW
Office 9-114
Washington, DC 20001
The leading North American provider of free information about hearing.

**Hearing Loss Association of America **
7901 Woodmont Ave., Suite 1200
Bethesda, MD 20817
The premier support organization for hard of hearing people. Provides publications and meetings.

House Ear Institute
2100 West Third St., 5th Floor
Los Angeles, California 90057
Aims “to change this perception by disseminating hearing health information to school students, entertainment industry and professionals, and the general public.”

The SayWhatClub
“An on-line group of circa 400 late-deafened, hard of hearing and Deaf adults and other interested folks who provide support and encouragement to each other through e-mail.”

Sight and Hearing Association
674 Transfer Road
St.Paul, MN 55114-1402
“Dedicated to preventing the needless loss of vision and hearing through effective screening, education, and research.”