The Communications Center for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing provides services for people who are Deaf or Hard of Hearing under contract with Government Agencies, Businesses, Industries, Hospitals, Service Agencies, and Individuals who are in need of assistance in communicating with people who are Deaf or Hard of Hearing.
CCDHH extends its services in 11 counties: Carter, Claibourne, Cocke, Greene, Hamblen, Hancock, Hawkins, Johnson, Sullivan, Unicoi and Washington. The program of Frontier Health helps businesses comply with the Title V of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 and Title III of the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 by providing interpreter services.
The program for Deaf or Hard of Hearing also provides a 24/7 Emergency Pager. This service is for any service provider in need of an interpreter after office hours or on weekends. Contact the program via phone (423) 434-0447, fax (423) 434-0880, TTY (423) 434-0448, and Sorenson (423) 218-1215.