Deaf & Hard of Hearing Services
The Office for the Deaf & Hard of Hearing (ODHH) is an office within the Pennsylvania Department of Labor & Industry that serves all 67 counties. ODHH is your first stop on the path to learn about anything and everything related to hearing loss, such as services, technology, sign language interpreters, or laws that require equal access for people who are deaf, deaf-blind or hard of hearing.
ODHH is ready to serve as liaison, open doors, explain procedures and make referrals. No request is too small.
Effective December 31, 2015: Erie ODHH office's videophone will be disconnected. Please contact ODHH at:
Dec. 11, 2015: ODHH is now on YouTube! ODHH posted two videos regarding office and staffing changes. More videos will be posted, so stay tuned!
The quickest way to find us is:
Go to www.youtube.com
Search for "Pennsylvania Department of Labor & Industry"
Then search for ODHH within the Labor & Industry channel, or click on one of our videos from the video list.
Erie ODHH Office: January 2016 dates
Erie ODHH office will be open by appointment only on Jan. 7 and Jan. 21, 2016. To make an appointment contact Ben Moonan at firstname.lastname@example.org, or at 814-255-0230 phone/videophone, or 717-783-4912 tty.
For more information, view the video on YouTube.
Effective Nov. 1, 2015, you will notice three changes within ODHH:
Reduction in staff due to retirement
Erie ODHH office will be open on a limited basis
For more information, please read the document or view the video on YouTube.
Hearing aids & assistive technology: what you need to know
answers the most common questions about hearing aids and assistive technology received by ODHH. It educates individuals about the process of obtaining hearing aids, informs individuals of possible funding options, and promotes the use of assistive technology to allow individuals to have a fulfilling and independent life.
Advisory Council for the Deaf & Hard of Hearing
2016 meeting dates:
March 11, 2016
June 3, 2016
September 30, 2016
December 9, 2016
Meetings are scheduled from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.
1521 N. 6th Street
Harrisburg, PA 17102
Meeting is accessible via State-Registered interpreters, Communication Access Realtime Translation (CART), and a hearing loop assistive listening system
Additional accommodations will be provided upon request