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Details for Service Services to Agencies and Organizations – Local/Regional Level
Service Name Services to Agencies and Organizations – Local/Regional Level 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

Services to Agencies and Organizations –Local/Regional Level

To break down barriers to communication with the deaf, hard of hearing and deaf/blind individuals, the division works with various agencies and organizations including:


·        Public

·        Private

·        Non-Profit

·        For-Profit


Core activities provided by seven regional centers in all 100 counties include:


·        Consultation

·        Training and workshops

·        Information and referral

·        Dissemination of educational and resource materials

·        Collaboration on joint initiatives


Information and services are provided to numerous entities to help ensure compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 and other related statutes.


Agencies and organizations include, but are not limited to:


·        Health care providers.

·        Emergency management entities

·        Law enforcement agencies

·        Correctional facilities

·        Hospitals

·        County social service agencies

·        Local governmental entities


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 1/1/1901
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-216.33
State Statute NCGS 62-157
State Statute NCGS 1438-216.33
State Statute NCGS 1438-216.34
State Statute NCGS 62-157
State Statute NCGS 143B-216.34

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