Deaf Supports

Hope Community Resources' Deaf Supports Team offers support and services to Deaf and Hard of Hearing individuals in a manner that is free of cultural or language barriers. Our staff members in Deaf Supports are fluent in American Sign Language (ASL) and well-versed in Deaf culture. We have extensive experience working with deaf adults and children of many cultures and communities, from Anchorage to very remote parts of Alaska. (Pictured above are Sharon Miranda and Michael Merritt.)

Contact Information
Hope Community Resources, Inc.
Physical Address: 3500 E. 20th Ave., Anchorage, AK 99508
Mailing Address: 540 W. International Airport Rd., Anchorage, AK 99518
Videophone: 907-268-4416
Fax: 907-272-8807
Email: deafsupports@hopealaska.org


We offer two programs:

  1. Deaf Navigator program
  2. Rural Deaf Student Support program

If you are looking for information about working with a sign language interpreter, click here! For information on the terminology used regarding Deaf Supports and services, click here! Currently recruiting for Host Families for our Rural Deaf Student Support Program, click here! To join our mailing list for deaf socials and events, click here!


 

 

We're Hiring!
We are looking for someone who is fluent in ASL and has experience in administrative work. Click the flyer for details.

Apply Here

 

 
Upcoming Events
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Monday, November 7, 2022

6:00pm - 8:00pm

Movie Night - The Hammer

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Tuesday, November 8, 2022

6:00pm - 8:00pm

ASL Meetup

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Friday, November 11, 2022

6:30pm - 8:30pm

Home for the Harvest

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Saturday, November 12, 2022

7:00pm EST (3:00pm AKT)

Transform Deaf Education

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One Thursday each month

6:00pm - 8:00pm

Pizza Night Takeovers

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Every Friday

8:00am - 9:30am

Coffee Chats

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Watch previous year's Deaf Awareness Week videos:
 

We invite you to check out these Alaska Children's Books in ASL:

Interpreting services available in Anchorage and Mat-Su:

Alaska Interpreting Alliance – Video Remote Interpreting
Contact: Kathleen Bodolay
PO Box 2088
Palmer, Alaska 99645
Cell (voice & text): 907-982-2751
Fax: 907-745-7446
Email: aiaincalaska@gmail.com

RNR Interpreting
Contact: Shawn Schramski
PO Box 222504
Anchorage, AK 99522
Cell: 907-317-2235
Email: rnr@akrnr.com

Sign Language Interpreters (SLI)
Contact: Linda Suter
Phone: 907-248-6622
Email: lsuter@acsalaska.net

JD Interpreting Services, LLC
Contact: Jamie Hartung
Phone: 907-521-9727 (voice/text)
Email: info@jdinterpreting.com
www.jdinterpreting.com