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Service Name Outreach and Education Program Name Access, Outreach
Goal Expand awareness, understanding and use of information to enhance the health and safety of North Carolinians.
Objective Assure that children and/or adults have access to consistent and accurate health and safety information through outreach and education.
Division Division of Services for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing
Service Description

The Division of Services for the Deaf and the Hard of Hearing conducts outreach and education activities such as, but not limited to:


-Division website

-Educational and informational mailings

-Public Service Announcements (PSAs)

-OPEN/net programming

-Ads and articles in publications

-Exhibit booths at target venues

-Presentations at conferences

-Presentations and training for community members


These activities are designed to:



- Promote available services and resources to help people with hearing loss

- Link people with hearing loss to the services they need

- Make agencies and organizations aware of services and resources available to them to help facilitate necessary connections with deaf, hard of hearing, deaf-blind and speech-impairedNorth Carolinians

-Provide deaf, hard of hearing and deaf-blind people the information and skills they need to function independently in the community where they live.



The Division of Services for the Deaf and the Hard of Hearing serves a diverse population. Outreach and education activities targets:



-Hard of Hearing

-Speech Impaired


-Service Providers




Web Site http://www.ncdhhs.gov/dsdhh/ Year First Initiated 1990
Available State Wide Yes Geographic Area Served
Grants Provided No Competitive Bidding No
Competitive Bidding Details
Waiting List No Waiting List Start Date
Number Waiting
Waiting List Details

Income Eligibility
Income Eligibility No
Income Eligibility Method
Income Eligibility Type
Whose Income Eligibility
Income Disregard No
Income Disregard Desc
Income Verified No
Income Verified Method
Income Criteria
Income Eligibility Change
Income Eligibility Method Prior To Change
Income Eligibility Other

Target Population
Age Range Start Age Range End
0 100+

Legal Authority
Authorization Level Authorization Type Citation
State Statute NCGS 143B-216.34
State Statute NCGS 62-157
State Statute NCGS 62-157
State Statute NCGS 143B-216.34
State Statute NCGS 143B-216.33
State Statute NCGS 143B-216.33

Budget Information
State Fiscal Year (SFY)
As of the month of
Authorized Budget Fiscal Year 2024 SFY 2023-2024 Year To Date Expenditures Balance
Salary and Fringes (1X) 0 0 0
Salary Other (1X) 0 0 0
Operating (2X-5X) 0 0 0
Contracts/Allocations (6X) 0 0 0
Reserves (7X) 0 0 0
Transfers (8X) 0 0 0
Total Requirements 0 0 0
Receipts-Federal 0 0 0
Receipts- Local receipts 0 0 0
Receipts- Other receipts 0 0 0
Total Receipts 0 0 0
General Fund Appropriations 0 0 0
State Local Other
0 0 0
State Local
0 0