State Resources-Massachusetts

The resources listed below provide information and referral or direct services to deaf and hard of hearing children.  They will be able to answer your questions about deafness and related information, or refer you to the most appropriate organizations and services in your area.  This is not a comprehensive list, but rather a starting point to help you identify the different types of services available statewide.  The State Office of Special Education provides information about local elementary and secondary programs for deaf and hard of hearing students.

SCHOOLS FOR THE DEAF
Beverly School for the Deaf
6 Echo Avenue
Beverly, MA  01915
TTY: 978-927-7200
V: 978-927-7070
FAX: 978-927-6536
Website: http://beverlyschoolforthedeaf.org

Clarke School for the Deaf
Round Hill Road
Northampton, MA 01060
TTY/V: 413-584-3450
FAX: 413-584-7318
Website: http://www.clarkeschools.org/

Horace Mann School for the Deaf
40 Armington Street
Allston, MA 02134
TTY/V: 617-635-8534
FAX: 617-635-6379
Website:Horace Mann School for the Deaf

The Learning Center for Deaf Children
848 Central Street
Framingham, MA  01701
TTY/V: 508-879-5110
FAX: 508-875-9203
Website: http://www.tlcdeaf.org

Willie Ross School for the Deaf
32 Norway Street
Longmeadow, MA  01106
TTY/V: 413-567-0374
FAX: 413-567-8808
Website: http://www.willierossschool.org

DEAF-BLIND SERVICES
Helen Keller National Center, Region 1
152 Lincoln Road
PO Box 266
Lincoln, MA 01773
TTY/V: 781-259-7100
FAX: 781-259-4514
Website: http://www.HKNC.org

STATE OFFICE OF SPECIAL EDUCATION
Department of Education
Special Education Division
350 Main Street
Malden, MA  02148-5023
TTY: 1-800-439-0183
V: 781-338-3000
Website: http://www.doe.mass.edu/sped/links/Deaf.html

STATE VOCATIONAL REHABILITATION
Rehabilitation Commission
Administrative Offices
Fort Point Place, Suite 600
27 Wormwood Street
Boston, MA 02210-1616
TTY/V: 617-204-3600
TTY/V: 1-800-245-6543
FAX: 617-727-1354
Website: http://www.state.ma.us/mrc/

RESOURCE CENTER ON DEAFNESS
Kathy Vesey, Director
Gallaudet University Regional Center - Northeast Region
Northern Essex Community College
100 Elliott Way
Haverhill, MA  01830-2306
V: 978-556-3701
FAX: 978-556-3703
VP: 978-241-7057
E-mail: gurc.necc@gallaudet.edu 
Website: http://www.necc.mass.edu/gallaudet

POST-SECONDARY PROGRAMS
Boston University
Office of Disability Services
MLK, Jr. Center
19 Deerfield Street
Boston, MA  02215
TTY/V: 617-353-3658
FAX: 617-353-9646
Website: http://www.bu.edu/disability/services/deaf.html

Northern Essex Community College
Student Center Building, F113
100 Elliott Street
Haverhill, MA 01830
TTY: 978-556-3658
V: 978-556-3658
Website: http://www.necc.mass.edu/ 

Last revised January 2015

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