DHHS Contractors

For Fiscal Year 2017



All Contracts

Hearing Loss Resource Specialist

Deafness Resource Specialist

CSSA

Last Resort Communication Services

Senior Citizens Program

Specialized Telecommunications Assistance Program



Agency



Program



City



Contact Information

Office
Located
In HHSC
Region

LIFE/RUN Center
8240 Boston Ave.
Lubbock, Texas 79423

Deafness Resource Specialist Program
(Serves Region 1 only.)

Lubbock

Lori Whitfield
806-686-0702 VP
DeafnessRS1a@hhsc.state.tx.us
lori.whitfield@liferun.org

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Disability In Action
317 N Willis St.
Abilene, TX 79603

Deafness Resource Specialist Program
(Serves Region 2 only.)

Abilene

Krystalline Napier
325-672-5460 Office
325-672-2903 Fax
325-400-5782 VP
DeafnessRS2a@hhsc.state.tx.us
DisabilityInAction.org

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Deaf Action Center
6320 Southwest Boulevard (Crosslands Plaza Office Park)
Suite 104
Fort Worth, Texas 76109

Deafness Resource Specialist Program
(Serves Region 3 only.)

Fort Worth

Sheila Grady
682-990-3601 Office
817-887-9108 Fax
DeafnessRS3b@hhsc.state.tx.us

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Deaf Action Center
3115 Crestview Drive
Dallas, Texas 75235

Deafness Resource Specialist Program
(Serves Region 3 only.)

Dallas

Shawn Frazier
214-295-9654 Office
214-521-3658 Fax
866-685-0407 Toll Free
214-295-9654 VP
DeafnessRS3a@hhsc.state.tx.us


LaShaundria Lawson
469-270-0473
DeafnessRS3c@hhsc.state.tx.us

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Abilities Success Inc.
1530 SSW Loop 323, Suite 111
Tyler, TX 75701

Deafness Resource Specialist Program
(Serves Region 4 only.)

Tyler

Teresa Dell
877-639-3703 Fax
903-858-4577 Voice
903-858-4577 VP
DeafnessRS4a@hhsc.state.tx.us

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Communication Axess Ability Group
350 Pine Street, Suite 208
Beaumont, Texas 77701

Deafness Resource Specialist Program
(Serves Region 5 only.)

Beaumont

Kecha Ray
409-835-5513 Office
409-835-7425 Fax
409-299-4573 VP
DeafnessRS5a@hhsc.state.tx.us


Jacob Thornton
409-242-6343 VP
DeafnessRS5b@hhsc.state.tx.us

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Communication Axess Ability Group
1445 North Loop West
Suite 910
Houston, Texas 77008

Deafness Resource Specialist Program
(Serves Region 6 only.)

Houston

Matthew Dickens
713-807-1176 Office
713-807-1238 Fax
866-353-7268 Toll Free
832-431-3844 VP
DeafnessRS6b@hhsc.state.tx.us

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Communication Axess Ability Group
1445 North Loop West
Suite 910
Houston, Texas 77008

Deafness Resource Specialist Program
(Serves Region 6 only.)

Houston

Ricky Harris
832-413-6583 VP
713-807-1238 Fax
866-353-7268 Toll Free
DeafnessRS6a@hhsc.state.tx.us

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Communication Axess Ability Group
1016 La Posada Drive, Suite 142
Austin, Texas 78752

Deafness Resource Specialist Program
(Serves Region 7 only.)

Austin

Brian Determan
512-420-0102 Fax
512-481-7707 VP
DeafnessRS7a@hhsc.state.tx.us


Alma Pizarro-Gould
512-593-8999 Voice/VP
512-420-0102 Fax
DeafnessRS7b@hhsc.state.tx.us

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Communication Axess Ability Group
7400 Blanco Road
Suite 262
San Antonio, Texas 78216

Deafness Resource Specialist Program
(Serves Region 8 only.)

San Antonio

Sara Filippone
210-525-0412 Voice
210-525-0416 Fax
210-802-0911 VP
DeafnessRS8a@hhsc.state.tx.us


Margarita Vasquez
210-348-8955 Voice
210-960-1377 VP
DeafnessRS8b@hhsc.state.tx.us

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Communication Axess Ability Group
4305 North Garfield, Suite 212
Midland, Texas 79705

Deafness Resource Specialist Program
(Serves Region 9 only.)

Midland

Lucas Ward
432-686-7660 Office
432-686-8004 Fax
877-686-7660 Toll Free
806-773-2382 Text
432-218-4247 VP
DeafnessRS9a@hhsc.state.tx.us

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Volar Center for Independent Living
1220 Golden Key Circle
El Paso, Texas 79925

Deafness Resource Specialist Program
(Serves Region 10 only.)

El Paso

Jennifer Dahlgren-Richardson
915-243-1148 Office
915-270-2534 Text
915-243-1148 VP
DeafnessRS10a@hhsc.state.tx.us

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Communication Axess Ability Group
135 Paseo Del Prado, Suite 11
Edinburg, Texas 78539

Deafness Resource Specialist Program
(Serves Region 11 only.)

Edinburg

Sonia Quintero
956-618-0500 Office
956-618-0501 Fax
866- 618-3323 Toll Free
956-533-3985 Cell
956-287-3637 VP
DeafnessRS11b@hhsc.state.tx.us


Noemi Martinez
(956) 618-0500 Office
(956) 784-0730 Text
(956) 618-0501 Fax
(956) 278-3637 VP
deafnessRS11d@hhsc.state.tx.us

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The Deaf and Hard of Hearing Center
5151 McArdle Road
Corpus Christi, Texas 78411

Deafness Resource Specialist Program
(Serves Region 11 only.)

Corpus Christi

Jaime Lugo
361-993-1154 Office
361-993-4271 Fax
361-792-0383 VP
DeafnessRS11a@hhsc.state.tx.us


Heather Edwards
(832)-738-6010 Cell
(361) 993-1154 Voice
(866) 993-1154 Toll Free
(361) 993-4271 Fax
(361) 288-8774 Front Desk VP
(361) 792-0383 VP
deafnessrs11c@hhsc.state.tx.us
www.deafhhcenter.org

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