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We are in the new era where the virus is rampant and nationwide protest following the death of George Floyd. In the time of adversary, rare flowers will bloom. That’s where we come in to serve the DDBHH community. Chicago Hearing Society is still here to provide excellent supports to [...]

CHS Newsletters

Read CHS Newsletters to learn more about our services, classes, workshops and programs! Newsletters are in English, Spanish and ASL. Recent updates include Audiology Services curb-side pick-up, mail order supplies and appointment-only services; remote Interpreting and Captioning services as well as in-person services; and Community Outreach & Advocacy services including [...]

CHS Interpreters in the News!

Honored to have Michael Albert as a CHS staff interpreter. Heidi Stevens of the Chicago Tribune selected him as a person who gave her hope in 2020! Michael is the one you see "gracefully and emphatically translating crucial guidance, directives and compassion from Pritzker, Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot, Chicago Department [...]

Breakfast with Santa

Join us for Breakfast with Mr. and Mrs. Deaf Santa Claus! Sunday, December 15th from 11:30 am - 2:00 pm at Archer Park, 4901 S. Kilbourn Ave, Chicago, IL. Infants to 12 years of age. $5 per person; children under 5 - free; CASH ONLY. This event is open to [...]

Chicago Hearing Society Annual Benefit

When? Friday, September 27, 2019 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM What? Join us in celebrating Chicago Hearing Society! We will be raising money to support the CHS programs that are unfunded or under-funded like our Deaf Mentor Program, Domestic Violence Program and more. There will be [...]


In support of the Chicago Hearing Society, the Cubs are offering fans a Deaf Awareness ticket offer for the Cubs-Mariners game Tuesday, September 3, at Wrigley Field. A portion of net proceeds from our Deaf Awareness ticket offer will be donated to the Chicago Hearing Society to further their efforts [...]


Hailing from Chicago, Illinois, Michelle “Elle” Mendiola is a person that the National Association of the Deaf (NAD) is excited to showcase as our #NADhandwave of September 2015. She has shown courage and leadership in her work as an advocate and counselor with the Chicago Hearing Society (CHS) as [...]