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navigation services

We offer navigation services - provided by our Community Health Workers who are Deaf / Hard of Hearing.

A community health worker is a link to community resources and medical providers.

We assist patients in improving physical, mental, and social health, helping to develop a care plan that's right for you. Additionally, we provide informal counseling, organize outreach, advocacy, social support, and community education.


Online Medical Consultant

Our navigators assist Deaf & Hard of Hearing citizens in facilitating communications and appointments with:

  • Doctors

  • Hospitals

  • Specialists

  • Therapists / counselors
              ​​and more...


We also provide informal counseling, outreach organization, advocation, education, and social support.


Online Studies

We provide assistance and counseling on the following topics (but are not limited to):

  • Assistive technologies

  • Getting a Video Phone for free

    • (Deaf / HoH only)

  • Social Security

  • Vocational Rehabilitation

  • Interpreters & booking 

  • Communication needs

  • Visual & physical accommodation


Waiting at Bus Stop

We provide assistance in understanding and using the public transit system (bus & trains), payments & tickets, and how to navigate the public transportation stations.

We also assist in understanding how to set up and use ride-sharing apps (Uber & Lyft) and how to best get around New Jersey.


Fresh Produce

We will assist in developing a foundation with the Deaf & Hard of Hearing community in understanding how to procure food and be self-sufficient.

We provide information and guidance on how to receive food donations, food stamps, and nutrition information.


Moving Day

Our navigators can help you locate safe and secure housing as well as shelters for those in need of a warm and temporary space.

We also provide counseling on how to secure permanent housing and find the resources to help make that possible.

Workshops &


Audience and Lecturer

We provide training and workshops in various subjects and fields.

We also provide a space to host Deaf & Hard of Hearing professionals to provide their own workshops in our physical location at Allies in Caring - Con-Vivir Hub, and remotely as well.

Food Donation Volunteers
Man Trying App

Request our services

If you need our services, please contact us and we will help you get started!

Our Deaf & Hard of Hearing team of Community Health Workers at SJDHHC are ready to help you with anything you need in your everyday life.

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