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Our mission is to end domestic and sexual violence in Deaf communities through empowerment, education and services. Tax ID 20-0015196



DeafHope is the only Deaf-run certified domestic and sexual violence agency in California.  As a grassroots organization, our goal is to to create a cutting edge repository of information about individual empowerment and ending violence. We want to increase our focus on training and support to services providers so they become more effective in serving Deaf survivors of domestic and sexual assault.  We want to foster deep and respectful dialogue in our community about social justice.  We believe that this approach will build the capacity of all parts of the community to better serve Deaf survivors.  We want the voices of Deaf survivors to be honored and empowered everywhere, making a bigger safe space for them than just DeafHope.  

DeafHope has grown rapidly since 2003 with new trends in our community, growth of social media and an increased demand for community accountability.  It is time for a complete systems change, for us to work together to end all forms of oppression. 



There are many ways you can join us in this important and powerful cause!! Spread awareness, host an event, come to a training, like us on FACEBOOK, follow us on TWITTER and watch us on YOUTUBE, send a check. Please feel free to Email us too! We thank you in advance for your support in making a positive difference in the lives of Deaf women and children.

470 27th Street
Oakland, CA 94612