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SERVICE DOGS

Assistance Dogs for Living

Address

4419 Butler Hill Road
St. Louis, MO 63128

Phone

(314) 892-0574 (V/FAX)

Liberty Assistance Dogs, Inc

Address

4981 County Road 220
Kingdom City, MO 65262

Phone

(573) 220-3034 (V)

Duo Dogs, Inc.

Address

10955 Linpage Place
St. Louis, MO 63132

Phone

(314) 997-2325 (V)
(314) 997-7202 (FAX)

*Training Facilities Outside Of Missouri That Will Provide Services To Missourians

Arizona

Power Paws Assistance Dogs

Address

8250 E. Rose Lane
Suite B
Scottsdale, AZ 85250

Phone

(480) 970-1322 (V)
(480) 945-0525 (FAX)

California

Assistance Service Dog Educational Center

Address

PO Box 367
Woodlake, CA 93286

Phone

(559) 564-7297 (V)

Doggie Do Good

Address

335 Summit Station Road
Arroyo Grande, CA 93420

Phone

(805) 473-9128 (V)
(877) K9-RULES (Toll Free – V)

Pro-Train

Address

1544 Avohill Road
Vista, CA 92084

Phone

(760) 749-0897 (V)
(760) 749-7154 (FAX)
(877) 223-3647 (Toll Free – V)

Colorado

International Hearing Dogs, Inc

Address

5901 East 89th Avenue
Henderson, CO 80640

Phone

(303) 287-3277 (V/TTY)
(303) 287-3425 (FAX)

Florida

Okada Specialty Guide Dogs

Address

7509 East Saviors Path
Floral City, FL 34436

Phone

(352) 344-2212 (V)

Indiana

Midwest Assistance Dogs, Inc

Address

PO Box 1891
South Bend, IN 46634

Phone

(574) 272-7677 (V)

Kansas

Canine Assistance Rehabilitation Education and Services (CARES), Inc

Address

PO Box 314
Concordia KS 66901-0314

Phone

(785) 243-1077 (V)
(785) 243-1079 (FAX)

Massachussetts

National Education of Assistance Dog Services, Inc (NEADS)

Address

Dogs for the Deaf and Disabled Americans
PO Box 1100
Princeton, MA 01541

Phone

(978) 422-9064 (V/TTY)
(978) 422-3255 (FAX)

National Education of Assistance Dog Services, Inc (NEADS)

Address

1116 South Main Street
Athol, MA 01331

Phone

(978) 249-9264 (V/TTY)

Michigan

Paws With A Cause

Address

4646 South Division
Wayland MI 49348

Phone

(616) 877-7297 (V)

Minnesota

Can Do Canines

Address

9440 Science Center Dr.
New Hope, MN 55428

Phone

(763) 331-3000 (V)

New Jersey

Canine Hearing Companions, Inc

Address

247 East Forest Grove Road
Vineland, NJ 08360

Phone

(856) 696-3668 (V)
(856) 696-3433 (TTY)

New York

Canine Helpers for the Handicapped, Inc

Address

5699 Ridge Road
Lockport, New York 14094

Phone

(716) 433-4035 (V)

North Dakota

Service Dogs For America

Address

920 Short Street / P.O. Box 513
Jud, ND 58454

Phone

(701) 685-2242 (V)

Ohio

Canine Companions for Independence

Address

North Central Regional Center
7480 New Albany-Condit Road
New Albany, OH 43054

Phone

(614) 699-5900 (V)
(800) 572- 2275 (Toll Free – V)

Oregon

Dogs for Better Lives

Address

10175 Wheeler Road
Central Point, OR 97502

Phone

(800) 990-3647 (V)

Kings Valley Collies Service Dogs & Equipment

Address

39968 Ward Road
Kings Valley, OR 97361

Phone

(541) 760-6564 (V)

Pennsylvania

Amazing Tails, LLC

Address

651 Scroggy Road
Oxford, PA 19363-1144

Phone

(717) 288-7190 (V)

Assistance Dogs International, Inc

Assistance Dog United Campaign (ADUC)

Address

10201 Old Redwood Hwy
Penngrove, CA 94951

Pet Partners

Address

345 118th Avenue SE
Suite 100
Bellevue, WA 98005

International Association of Assistance Dog Partners (IAADP)

Address

P.O. Box 638
Sterling Heights, MI 48311

Phone

(541) 972-3647 (V)

State of Missouri Disability Portal – Service Animals

American Sign Language & Deaf Culture

Given the pandemic, a lot of in-person ASL classes are currently suspended, but you may check with your local education providers to find courses in your community. Here is a brief list of some popular choices for online learning:

EARLY HEARING DETECTION AND INTERVENTION

MISSOURI DEPARTMENT ELEMENTARY & SECONDARY EDUCATION

MISSOURI SCHOOL FOR THE DEAF

ASL Classes

ASL Connect

ASL Connect is affiliated with Gallaudet University and offers free online ASL lessons as well as the opportunity to take online classes for credit ($316 per credit hour). For more information:

ASL University

ASL University is a series of self-directed lessons taught by Dr. Bill Vicars. It is an excellent resource and many of the lessons are free or at minimal cost (donations are encouraged). For more information:

DEAF CULTURE

DEAF, Inc.

DEAF, Inc. is a St. Louis based organization that offers three online ASL classes for participants age 16 and older. Each class meets once a week for six weeks and is $45. For more information:

ED2GO

ed2go is an online education platform that offers two sign language courses. Each is 6 weeks long and you can choose either self-paced or instructor-led. Each class is $149 or you can take both for $199. For more information:

Paraquad

Paraquad is a St. Louis based organization that offers two online ASL classes. Each class meets once a week for eight weeks and is $125. For more information:

Sign School

Sign School offers free, self-directed ASL lessons and other resources. For more information:

Crisis Services

AT Risk Children

CRISIS

DOMESTIC VIOLENCE

EATING DISORDER

HUMAN TRAFFICKING

HUMAN NATURAL – CAUSED DISASTER

Emergency Preparedness and Fire Safety

Accessible Emergency Information

All Hands On

The mission of All Hands On is to foster relationships between Deaf and Emergency Managers in preparing for disaster. Standard  Community Emergency Response Basic Training (CERT) is a FEMA training program open to all citizens. Participants learn how to become volunteers in times of emergency and disaster. 

Deaf, Inc. Emergency Preparedness Education

Series of ASL videos covering emergency preparedness kits, tornado preparedness, flood preparedness, and earthquake preparedness.

Disaster Distress Helpline

24/7 Crisis Counseling for people experiencing a disaster. You can also click on the “ASL Now” link on the website below.

Address

3200 Ave. C
Big Spring, TX 79720

Phone

(800) 985-5990 (V, VP)

Disaster Preparedness and the Deaf Community

Rochester Institute of Technology

FEMA/Ready

Address

Ready Campaign
FEMA/DHS
500 C St, SW
Washington, DC 20472

Phone

(800) 621-FEMA (3362) (V)
(800) 462-7585 (TTY)

FREE SMOKE ALARM/FIRE SAFETY INSPECTION REQUEST

The Red Cross Home Fire Smoke Alarm campaign is currently suspended due to Covid. However, you can make a request at the website above, and they will contact you when the program is restarted.

Address

American Red Cross of Missouri

Phone

(314) 516-2797

MISSOURI DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND SENIOR SERVICES – READY in 3

The Ready in 3 program focuses on three steps families can take to prepare for emergencies: Create a Plan, Prepare a Kit, and Listen for Information. This video in ASL describes the program in depth:

Address

P.O. Box 570
Jefferson City, MO 65102-0570

Phone

(800) 392-0272 (24/7 Emergency Hotline)
(573) 751-5152 (V)
(573) 526-8389 (FAX)

Website

Missouri State Emergency Management AgencY

General information on how you can plan for emergencies, where you can volunteer in case of emergencies, and upcoming events throughout the state. Also links to contact your local (town or county) emergency management agencies.

Address

2302 Militia Drive
P.O. Box 116
Jefferson City, MO 65102

Phone

(573) 526-9100 (V)
(573) 634-7966 (FAX)

Smart911

You can create a free Smart911 profile. This information, such as noting your hearing loss, will be relayed to emergency responders when you call 911 during an emergency.

Text-to-911

Currently, the ability to use texting to contact 911 in case of an emergency is only available in limited areas of Missouri. The website above has a map showing where this is available. You can view an ASL video here that explains the service:

Address

Missouri 911 Service Board
P.O. Box 2126
Jefferson City, MO 65102

Phone

(573) 200-6018 (V)

SUBSTANCE ABUSE

SUICIDE PREVENTION

VETERAN

DeafBlind Organizations – Statewide

iCanConnect: MO Deaf-Blind Equipment Distribution

Missouri Council of the Blind

Missouri Rehabilitation Services for the Blind

Missouri Statewide Parent Involvement Network (MoSPIN)

Sight and Sound Impaired of St. Louis

Missouri School for the Blind

DeafBlind Organizations – National

National Center on The Deaf-Blindness

Braille Institute

Helen Keller National Center for Deaf Blind

Seedings: Braille Books for Children

Foundation Fighting Blindness

National Federation of the Blind

American Foundation for the Blind

Education – Missouri Preschool/Elementary/Secondary

Central Institute for the Deaf (CID)

Address

4560 Clayton Avenue
St. Louis, MO 63110-1502

Phone

(314) 977-0132 (V)
(314) 977-0023 (FAX)
(877) 444-4574 (Toll Free – V)

Missouri School for the Deaf

Address

505 East Fifth Street
Fulton, MO 65251

Phone

(573) 592-4000 (V/TTY)

Moog Center for Deaf Education

Address

12300 South Forty Drive
St. Louis, MO 63141

Phone

(314) 692-7172 (V)

St. Joseph Institute for the Deaf

Address

1314 Strassner
Brentwood, MO 63144

Phone

(314) 918-1369 (V)
(314) 918-1609 (FAX)

Education – National

Laurent Clerc National Deaf Education Center

Address

Gallaudet University
800 Florida Avenue NE
Washington, DC 20002

Gallaudet University

Address

800 Florida Ave. NE
Washington, DC 20002

Phone

(202) 651-5000

National Technical Institute for the Deaf/Rochester Institute of Technology

Address

52 Lomb Memorial Drive
Rochester, NY 14623-5608

Phone

(585) 475-6400

Howard College/Southwest College for the Deaf (SWCD)

Address

3200 Ave. C
Big Spring, TX 79720

Phone

(432) 264-3700

NCOD/California State University, Northridge

Address

18111 Nordhoff Street
Northridge, CA 91330

Phone

(818) 677-1200