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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 12,000 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

Extraordinary General Meeting

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN to all Members of the Western Institute for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing (WIDHH), a society incorporated under the Society Act of British Columbia, that there will be an Extraordinary General Meeting at 6:00pm on Thursday, October 26th, 2017 in the Strathcona Room at The Arbutus Club, 2001 Nanton Avenue, Vancouver, BC.

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Dr. Perry T. Leslie Memorial

Perry Thorold Leslie (1943 - Sept.14, 2017), Professor Emeritus, 73, of Vancouver, BC, passed away unexpectedly on Thursday, September 14th, 2017. The family will receive friends and colleagues on Sunday, October 22nd, 2017 from 2:00 PM to 5:00 PM at Waterview, 1661 Granville Street, Vancouver. Sign language interpreting will be provided.

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