The Deaf Action Center of Texas serves people who are deaf and hard of hearing with a comprehensive range of services. Details from their Web site:
People of all ages participate at different levels in a variety of programs that combine commitment, caring, competence and communication in a special blend, fostering success in personal, social and professional growth. Our mission is the elimination of barriers to persons who are deaf or hard of hearing.
Deaf Action Center was established upon the request of a group of Deaf citizens who saw and felt the need for an agency with a mission dedicated to the elimination of barriers affecting individuals who are deaf or hard of hearing. Deaf Action Center is a non-profit organization serving the needs of people who are Deaf and Hard of Hearing in North Texas and throughout the State. The Center was founded in the fall of 1975. DAC was first conceived with a vision to act as an advocate and service provider catering to the unique needs of people with hearing loss. The original founders discovered it was necessary to create an agency that would serve the Deaf Community directly while developing and cultivating other community resources. Today, Deaf Action Center is a specialized center for people who are Deaf or Hard of Hearing.
In June 1977, Deaf Action Center moved to its present location, 3115 Crestview Drive, Dallas, Texas 75235.
Services include providing coping skills training for those losing their hearing, educating and assisting in the areas of advocacy, communication services for those who are deaf or hard of hearing, counseling, instruction in American Sign Language, providing a daily program and a noon meal for senior citizens with hearing loss, technology training, and a 40-unit apartment complex for households that have members who are deaf and/or hard of hearing. Through the education, socialization and assistance available at Deaf Action Center, individuals are empowered to lead a fulfilling and independent life.