News & Events

No Board meeting tonight

The DeafHope Board of Directors will not meet this month. The next meeting will be November 12. Have a good week!

DV Awareness Month – DCARA-DeafHope workshop

DCARA is hosting DeafHope for a workshop on October 14th in San Jose.  Come learn more about DeafHope and our services.



[image: Flyer with the DeafHope logo and website at the top and the DCARA logo on the right bottom.  Along the side text reads Deaf Counseling Advocacy and Referral Agency, 14895 E. 14th Street Suite 200 San Leandro, CA 94578 (510) 483-6670 VP (510) 483-1790 FAX  Main body of the flyer reads ” DeafHope Workshop When: Tuesday, October 14th Time: 10am-12pm Where: San Jose DCARA 650 N. Winchester Blvd #3 San Jose, CA 95128 Lunch will be provided. What is Deaf Hope?! It provides an advocacy to Deaf survivors and their children. If you have experiences or concerns with violence, Deaf Hope may be a right place for you. Come and find out! Their services are: Peer Advocacy including support groups, Crisis Support, Referral and Information, Support Group, Training and Consultation, Provide options and supports including safety environments, Empower individuals for life free of violence, Free charge. To RSVP and for more information or special accommodations, contact Fatima Currimbhoy at or call 408-899-5088 (VP) This event is made possible through the support of the Department of Social Services, and Santa Clara County. DCARA is a 501(c)(3) charitable organization.]


DV Awareness Month – Hotline Information

This month is Domestic Violence Awareness month.  There is an ASL hotline for people to call if you need help or just want information.  Wink shares more:

DV Awareness Month – Survivor Panel

On October 4th in honor of Domestic Violence Awareness Month, DeafHope will be hosting a Survivor Panel along with DCARA and Deaf Community Counseling Services.


DV workshop flyer



[image: Flyer with DCCS, DeafHope and DCARA logos at the top.  Below are two images, one is a mountain range with the sun behind it and the other is a caucasian presenting hand open on green grass with an orange and black butterfly resting on it.  Text below the images reads “Self-Advocacy Workshop – Domestic Violence Learn about domestic violence from DeafHope staff and a panel of survivors who will share their stories. @ Family Justice Center 470 27th Street Oakland Saturday, October 4 10:30-12:30p For information contact Light refreshments & ASL Interpreters provided]

Fall Family Picnic on October 18th

Please email us to rsvp if you would like to attend this fun family picnic.

Make a donation to support DeafHope survivor services:



[Image: white flyer with graphics of leaves, a scarecrow, pumpkins and the DeafHope logo. Text says “Join Us For The DeafHope Fall Picnic. When: Oct 18th, 12-4 PM. Where: Lake Chabot – Willow Picnic Area (Off Lake Chabot Road, Castro Valley) We will have food, games, and fun!! A $5.00 per person donation is requested. Please RSVP to so we can petter prepare. Thank you! Corn Toss! Bob for Apples! And More! Donate online at or on-site”]

Beautiful people at the Tea Party

Thank you for making today so special!


[image: white balloon in foreground with DeafHope logo. Tea party guests sitting around tables and standing in the background.  Tables are decorated in a variety of themes with handmade mugs at each seat.]

No Ordinary Hero

Join us for this FUN, FAMILY movie tonight! Tickets are only available AT THE DOOR. Thank you and see you there!


[image: Flyer with the DeafHope logo at the top.  Text reads “DeafHope presents No Ordinary Hero The SuperDeafy Movie. Fri. Sept 26th 7 pm (Doors open at 6:00) Hank Klopping Theater, Calif. School for the Deaf Fremont, 39350 Gallaudet Drive Fremont, CA 94536 Buy tickets online at or at the theatre door. Tickets $10.00 Deaf Awareness Week.’ Image of the No Ordinary Hero movie poster with a man walking toward the camera, a bright light shining behind him and four comic book covers with SuperDeafy behind him.  Text below the image reads “No Ordinary Hero: The SuperDeafy Movie John Maucere with Academy Award winner Marlee Matlin is here! This family drama is about a deaf Actor who plays a superhero on television who looks beyond his cape to influence a Deaf boy to redefine what being “normal” means. During his journey he also finds inspiration to transform himself.  This film is open captioned and is Rated PG.” Another image near the bottom right shows a video reel and film.  Below that text reads” Questions? Email”]

Upcoming Events

October 2016

  • Deaf Access for Survivors webinar: Oct. 5 10a
  • DVSV Training Must attend all three days: Oct 14, 15 & 16 9-5p