HDS Westmoreland
1011 Old Salem Road
Suite 102
Greensburg, PA 15601-1034
Phone: (724) 832-7600 (voice/tty)
Fax: (724) 832-7602
Center for Hearing & Deaf Services, Inc.
1945 Fifth Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15219-5543
Phone: (412) 281-1375 (voice/tty)
Fax: (412) 281-6564

Thanks to all who support HDS!


United Way of Westmoreland County

United Way of Allegheny County


United Way codes:
HDS - 90
HDS Westmoreland - 4847
Thank you for your support!

Welcome to the Center for Hearing & Deaf Services

The Center for Hearing & Deaf Services, Inc.(HDS), a non-profit agency, has been in continuous operation since 1921. Our professional staff, with offices in Pittsburgh and Greensburg (HDS Westmoreland), provides a wide range of services for people who are deaf, hard of hearing, or have other communication needs. Call for information or an appointment. Our telephone number is (412) 281-1375(V/TTY). View or download our brochure HDS Brochure.





Due to the high demand for STAR WARS: The Force Awakens, AMC Loews Waterfront 22 is proud to offer an open captioned format on Sunday, December 20, 2015 at 1:15pm.  Tickets can be purchased in advance at www.amctheatres.com or at www.fandango.com.  Guests may also purchase tickets at the box office.  You can contact Emily Ogline at eogline@amctheatres.com if you have any further questions.  We look forward to seeing you at the movies! 


American Sign Language (ASL) Classes

Want to learn how to communicate in sign language with your deaf friends, co-workers, patients, clients?

This is the place to start!  We offer 8 weeks of the basic signs you'll need to get started to be able to communicate in American Sign Language.  ASL 1 at Work - Your business picks the day, time, and starting date. We come to you!




Pittsburgh, PA


Winter ASL classes will begin in January 2016

January 6, 13, 20, 27, February 3, 10, 17, 24


Register for ASL Class Online 

Register for ASL Class by Mail


The book is not required but strongly recommended for ASL 1 Class

Purchase ASL Class Book


Class registration and payment are due by Thursday, December 31, 2015

Classes are limited to 20 participants.


HDS Westmoreland, Greensburg, PA

Check back for  ASL Class Registration at this location



Carnegie Museum Interpreted Tours


ASL interpretation is provided the first Saturday of each month.


Free, daily drop-in tours are available with museum admission.

Tour topics change seasonally and with new exhibitions.

No two tours are ever exactly alike.

Groups meet outside of the CMOA Design Store.  



Tour de Force: Works from the Collection
Daily, 1:30–2:30 p.m. 





Mission & Vision statements

Our mission is to provide a diverse and affordable program of quality diagnostic, rehabilitative and supportive services to meet the unique challenges of children and adults who are deaf or hard of hearing, or have other communication needs, and to serve as an information and referral source for these populations and the general public.


The vision of HDS staff is to be caring professionals serving people with excellence, dignity, and trust.