Deaf and Hard of Hearing
Award List and Project Summaries

On November 30, 2007, grants were awarded to four organizations. Project descriptions, award amounts and contact information are listed below.

Award List and Project Summaries
Awardees Wagner-Peyser
10 Percent Amount
Deaf Counseling, Advocacy & Referral (DCARA) $390,000
Deaf Community Services of San Diego, Inc. $190,000
Greater Los Angeles Agency On Deafness, Inc. (GLAD) $736,000
NorCal Center on Deafness $184,000
TOTAL $1,500,000

Deaf Counseling Advocacy & Referral (DCARA)
14895 East 14th Street, Suite 200
San Leandro, CA 94578

Jim Brune
(510) 483-0718

Award Amount: $390,000

Summary: DCARA will provide training on how to search for employment opportunities, develop résumés, sharpen interview skills, and develop strategies for job retention in the hearing environment. These services will be provided at four Employment Development Department Workforce Services sites: San Francisco, Oakland, Fremont, and Campbell.

Deaf Community Services of San Diego, Inc.
3930 4th Avenue #300
San Diego, CA 92103-3119

Dr. Raymond J.Trybus
(619) 398-2441

Award Amount: $190,000

Summary: Deaf Community Services of San Diego, Inc. will provide comprehensive employment and job related services for persons who are deaf or hard of hearing at two Employment Development Department Workforce Services Site: Central San Diego and Oceanside.

Greater Los Angeles Agency On Deafness, Inc. (GLAD)
2222 Laverna Avenue
Los Angeles, CA 90041

Dr. Patricia Hughes
(323) 478-8000

Award Amount: $736,000

Summary: GLAD will provide placement assistance, post placement support, résumé and interview preparation, labor market information, sign language interpreters and other accommodation for interviews and follow-up activities at eight Employment Development Department Workforce Services sites: Crenshaw, Norwalk, Pacoima, West Covina, Riverside, Rancho Cucamonga, Santa Ana and Anaheim.

NorCal Center On Deafness
4708 Roseville Road, Suite 111
North Highlands, CA 95662

Ms. Sheri Farinha Mutti
(916) 349-7500

Award Amount: $184,000

Summary: NorCal will provide comprehensive job development and placement services which include counseling, job search training, and follow-up activities in two Employment Development Department Workforce Services sites: Roseville and Sacramento.

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