Welcome to the Center for Hearing & Deaf Services
Welcome to the web site of the Center for Hearing & Deaf Services, Inc.(HDS) and its branch office, HDS-Westmoreland, a non-profit agency in continuous operation since 1921. Our professional staff provides a wide range of services for people who are deaf, hard of hearing, or speech-impaired. You are invited to call for information or an appointment. Our telephone number is (412) 281-1375(V/TTY). View or download our brochure HDS Brochure.
Join us for a Night at the Theatre fundraiser on February 27, 2015 5:00pm reception and 7:00pm performance at City Theatre, 1300 Bingham Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15203.
Order your tickets now: Night at the Theater 2015
Save the Date: Sign-a-Thon 2015
April 11, 2015, noon to 4pm.
American Sign Language (ASL) Classes
Always be willing to learn something new!
Want to learn how to communicate in sign language with your deaf friends, co-workers, patients, clients... at least the basics? Then this is the place to start! We'll give you 8 weeks of the basic signs you'll need to get started to be able to communicate in American Sign Language. ASL 1 at Work - Your business picks the day, time, and starting date. We come to you!
ASL Class Spring 2015 Registration Form
ASL classes will resume in April 2015 for the Spring session.
Registration now open for Pittsburgh location classes.
First Sunday of the Month
Carnegie Museum of Art
4400 Forbes Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15213
Drop-in tours are free with museum admission.
Meet in front of the museum store.
Click Here for more Info
HDS' mission & Vision statements
HDS' Mission is to provide a diverse and affordable program of quality diagnostic, rehabilitative and supportive services designed to address problems experienced by children and adults who are deaf or hard of hearing and serve as an information and referral source for this population and the general public. The vision of HDS' staff is to be caring professionals serving persons who are deaf or hard of hearing with excellence, dignity and trust.