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Community Outreach & Advocacy
HANDS and HEARTS of CHS Campaign

Social Services & Advocacy

CHS provides support services including advocacy, case management, counseling, crisis intervention, education and information & referral.

Domestic Violence Program

CHS provides information, support, counseling and advocacy to help survivors and more for the community.

Victim Assistance

CHS provides crisis intervention and advocacy services for victims and additional support services including short-term counseling.

DeafBlind Program

The DeafBlind Community Program is a collaboration between our community and state partners to create a dedicated service geared specifically for the DeafBlind and low vision community with hearing loss to ensure equal access to services and programs throughout the state of Illinois.

Youth Programs

CHS offers a variety of youth and mentoring programs statewide for youth and their families at home, in school and in the community.

Parent Support

CHS provides parent support ensuring that children with identified hearing loss and their families receive the necessary resources, advocacy, information, services and support.

Outreach, Education & Training

CHS offers a variety of opportunities for you to learn and connect as we provide education, training and advocacy.

Tax Program

CHS offers free tax preparation assistance annually that is totally accessible in ASL to the Deaf Community both on and off site.