WELCOME TO CENTER FOR HEARING & DEAF SERVICES
Center for Hearing & Deaf Services, Inc. (HDS), a non-profit agency, has been in continuous operation for more than a century. Founded on September 21, 1921, when social work with Deaf and Hard of Hearing individuals was in its infancy, our agency has evolved over 100 years to provide a wide range of professional services for people who are Deaf, Hard of Hearing, and English language learners.
HDS is headquartered in Pittsburgh, PA, with additional offices in Erie and Greensburg. For information on services in your area, explore our website or call your local office:
1945 5th Ave, Pittsburgh, PA 15219. Phone: 412-281-1375 (voice/TTY)
1011 Old Salem Rd, Suite 102, Greensburg, PA 15601. Phone: 724-832-7600 (voice/TTY) or 724-216-0149 (video phone).
1600 Peninsula Drive, Suite 12, Erie, PA 16505. Phone: 814-520-8828 (Voice) or (Video Phone) 814-636-1761
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.