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If you feel in danger now, call 9-1-1

National Deaf Hotline: 1-855-812-1001 

(available 24 hours/7 days - everyday)

Our Deaf Survivors Center, Inc.

During this coronavirus crisis, ODSC is still OPEN for victims/survivors/providers for help/support or need information!

CONTACT by email or VP:

EMAIL

Connect@odscunity.org

VP

(508) 426-2420

ODSC GALA - FUN AND SUCCESS
October 23, 2022
We had 145 people at the gala that was held at Sturbridge Host Hotel and Conference Center in Sturbridge, Mass.  The gala was really fun and a big success.  
BIG THANKS to all the sponsors for this gala -
                                BJ WOOD & LEWANA CLARK - SORENSON COMMUNICATIONS 
                      MASSACHUSETTS COMMISSION FOR THE DEAF AND HARD OF HEARING 
                             WOOSOX FOUNDATION - BAY STATE SAVINGS BANK !!
Keri Darling as Mistress of Ceremonies and Renca Dunn as Live Auctioneer were awesome!!  Jimel Wright in video, was a great keynote speaker!! See link of his keynote speech and transcript below. Live Auction and Silent Auction were soo good and fun seeing people auctioning competitively. The Rhythm Drumming was really so much fun.  Everyone loved this drumming!! 
We are pleased to award Joy Spurlin and Melissa L. Anderson the "Tallie M. Antolin Memorial Award" for their ouststanding and wonderful support and committment of their time for ODSC.  Congratuatlions, Joy and Melissa and again thank you for all the support you have done for ODSC.
See pictures on the link below...credit to Victoria Schnapper, our gala photographer.
THANK YOU ALL for YOUR SUPPORT for ODSC!
                       Jimel Wright's keynote speech - https://youtu.be/uc9gWdaupuo                       
                                                 Jimel Wright's keynote speech transcript
 
 
 
Photos of the gala - https://photos.app.goo.gl/t2SmTV3Jtdxz9PPEA
 

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Tallie M. Antolin Memorial Award Winners
 Joy Spurlin            Melissa L. Anderson 
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The Rhythm Drumming group
Click on PDF to see transcript of keynote speech
HEALTHY RELATIONSHIP SUPPORT GROUP
for DEAF and HARD of HEARING Community
January 2023 to June 2023
YWCA of Central Massachusetts, Center For Living & Working (CLW) and Our Deaf Survivors Center (ODSC) are partnering for this support group monthly.

See the first 6 months of 2023 support groups.

If you need more information, please contact Denise Paro at dparo@centerlw.org or call her at 508-556-1600.

Victim Advocates - provide resources and support whatever you need.

 
 
Education and Training - Provides intensive trainings and educate to agencies and Deaf community about sexual and domestic violence.
SERVICES
JOB OPENINGS
Advocacy Program Manager
UPCOMING EVENTS 

HEALTHY RELATIONSHIP
Support Group
for Deaf and Hard of Hearing Community
February 7, 2023

IMPORTANT LINKS
Interested to be Board Members?  Come Join Us!
THE BOARD NEEDS FEW MORE MEMBERS TO JOIN THIS TEAM!!
 
IF YOU WANT TO CONTRIBUTE YOUR TIME FOR YOUR COMMUNITY, GOOD AND LEARNING EXPERIENCE!! THIS IS A FUN AND GOOD GROUP TO JOIN!!! 
 
IF YOU ARE INTERESTED OR HAVE ANY QUESTIONS, PLEASE CONTACT SUE PHILIP AT SUEPHILIP@AOL.COM

WISH LIST 

OFFICE SUPPLIES

* better qualified shredder

* wall bulletin board

* wall bulletin board with easel board (half each side)

* Master visual doorbell with one receiver

* office vacuum

COMPUTER SUPPLIES

* pocket juice 

* computer accessories 

* passport for computer back-up

Ipad

AMAZON SMILE
Support us when you shop on amazon smile.  
HOW?
You go to smile.amazon.com, pick "Our Deaf 
Survivors Center, Inc." as your charity, then
Amazon will donate ODSC a small percentage of your
purchases.
You can use this link smile.amazon.com/ch/04-3473545.

Enjoy shopping and thanks for your support!

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