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WIDHH is a non-profit organization dedicated to creating a society in which people
who are Deaf, Deafened, Deafblind and
Hard of Hearing are able to fully participate.

About Us

Established in 1956, WIDHH provides quality services for Deaf and Hard of Hearing individuals. Each year, we serve over 9,000 British Columbians through our:

  • Hearing Aid Clinic
  • Employment Counselling Program
  • Seniors Outreach Program
  • Sign Language Interpreting Services
  • Communication Devices Showroom



Donate Now

Your contribution will make a difference in lives of Deaf and Hard of Hearing British Columbians.

  • Make a one-time gift
  • Make a monthly donation
  • Make a gift through your will

Donate by cheque, credit card, or cash at anytime by mail, by phone, in person, or online.


News & Events

WIDHH's Future Building Plans

A message from Susan Masters, Executive Director about WIDHH's future building plans. Hi! I’m Susan Masters, Executive Director of the Western Institute for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing. I’m here to tell you great news about WIDHH’s future building plans.WIDHH’s long time dream of a new home is about...

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Upcoming Agency Closure

All WIDHH locations will be closed for the Victoria Day long weekend from Saturday, May 21st, 2016 to Monday, May 23, 2016. We will re-open for regular business hours on Tuesday, May 24, 2016. We sincerely apologize for any inconvenience this may cause.

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