Regional Centers for the Deaf and the Hard of Hearing

The Division of Services for the Deaf and the Hard of Hearing (DSDHH) provides services through its seven North Carolina regional centers. These services are open to Deaf, Hard of Hearing and Deaf-Blind individuals. Family members, professionals, agencies and individuals seeking information or assistance also have access to these services. There is no charge for these services.

List of Deaf and Hard of Hearing Services


Click on the closest pin to your location for more information and driving directions.

Asheville Regional Center

12 Barbetta Drive
Asheville, NC 28806

(828) 665-8733

Toll Free Voice
(800) 681-7998

Video Phone
(828) 333-5830
(828) 665-8737

Toll Free TTY
(800) 681-8035

(828) 670-5054

Counties Served:
Buncombe, Cherokee, Clay, Graham, Haywood, Henderson, Jackson, Macon,
Madison, Mitchell, Polk, Swain, Transylvania and Yancey

Tzena Keyes Manager
VACANT   Deaf Services Specialist
Kim Reed Hard of Hearing Services Specialist
Kathleen Speckhardt Interpreting Services Specialist
David Fitzsimmons Community Accessibility Consultant
Marilyn Edwards Telecommunications Consultant
Angel Verdin Office Assistant

Charlotte Regional Center

5501 Executive Ctr. Dr.
Suite 200
Charlotte, NC 28212
(704) 568-8558

Toll Free Voice
(800) 835-5302

Video Phone
(704) 918-1554
(704) 568-8505

Toll Free TTY
(800) 835-5306

(704) 568-9615

Counties Served:
Anson, Cabarrus, Gaston, Lincoln, Mecklenburg,
Montgomery, Richmond, Rowan, Stanly, and Union
Kathy Apperson Manager
Donna Katic Deaf Services Specialist
VACANT   Deaf-Blind Services Specialist
Ivy Williams Hard of Hearing Services Specialist
VACANT   Interpreting Services Specialist
Brenda Lusk Community Accessibility Consultant
Larry Smolik Telecommunications Consultant
Del Savage Office Assistant

Greensboro Regional Center

122 North Elm Street
Suite 900
Greensboro, NC 27401
(336) 273-9692

Toll Free Voice
(888) 467-3413

Video Phone
(336) 429-5644

Toll Free TTY

(336) 256-0689

Counties Served:
Alamance, Davidson, Davie, Forsyth, Guilford,
Randolph, Rockingham, Stokes, Surry and Yadkin

Molly Macdonald Manager
Ruben Leon Deaf Services Specialist
David Litman Hard of Hearing Services Specialist
Amanda Harker Interpreting Services Specialist
VACANT   Community Accessibility Consultant
VACANT   Telecommunications Consultant
Meghan Crawford Office Assistant

Morganton Regional Center

107 Foothills Drive
Morganton, NC 28655
(828) 430-7185

Toll Free Voice
(800) 999-8915

Video Phone
(828) 475-6606
(828) 430-7192

Toll Free TTY
(800) 205-9920

(828) 430-7193

Counties Served:
Alexander, Alleghany, Ashe, Avery, Burke, Caldwell, Catawba,
Cleveland, Iredell, McDowell, Rutherford, Watauga, Wilkes
Andrew Unger Manager
Laura Herman Deaf Services Specialist
Cynthia Harmon Hard of Hearing Services Specialist
Tanya Miller Interpreting Services Specialist
Shawn Lane Community Accessibility Consultant
Stacy Bollinger Telecommunications Consultant
Vanda Brock Office Assistant

Raleigh Regional Center

4900 Waters Edge Drive
Raleigh, NC 27606
(919) 859-8526

Toll Free Voice
(800) 999-5737

Video Phone
(919) 890-0858
Toll Free TTY
(800) 233-7082
(919) 233-7083

Counties Served:
Caswell, Chatham, Cumberland, Durham, Franklin, Granville, Harnett, Hoke,
Johnston, Lee, Moore, Nash, Orange, Person, Vance, Wake and Warren.
Monica Harrelson Manager
Ashley Benton Deaf-Blind Services Specialist
Jeff Greer Deaf Services Specialist
Kay Satterwhite Hard of Hearing Services Specialist
Lawrence Shockey Interpreting Services Specialist
VACANT   Community Accessibility Consultant
Martina Moore-Reid Telecommunications Consultant
Staphany Porter Office Assistant

Wilmington Regional Center

The Randall Building
3340 Jaeckle Drive
Suite 104
Wilmington, NC 28403
(910) 251-5702

Toll Free Voice
(800) 205-9915

Video Phone
(910) 777-5770
(910) 251-5767

Toll Free TTY
(800) 205-9916

(910) 251-2677

Counties Served:
Bladen, Brunswick, Carteret, Columbus, Duplin, Jones,
New Hanover, Onslow, Pender, Robeson, Sampson and Scotland
David Schultz Manager
Daisy Rivenbark Deaf Services Specialist
Pam Poretti Hard of Hearing Services Specialist
VACANT   Interpreting Services Specialist
Christina Bauman Community Accessibility Consultant
Janelle Taylor Telecommunications Consultant
Krystal Butler Office Assistant

Wilson Regional Center

2705 Wooten Boulevard
Wilson, NC 27893
(252) 243-3104

Toll Free Voice
(800) 999-6828

Video Phone
(252) 674-1141
(252) 243-1951

Toll Free TTY
(800) 205-9925

(252) 243-7634

Counties Served:
Beaufort, Bertie, Camden, Chowan, Craven, Currituck, Dare, Edgecombe,
Gates, Greene, Halifax, Hertford, Hyde, Lenoir, Martin, Northampton,
Pamilco, Pasquotank, Perquimans, Pitt, Tyrrell, Washington, Wayne and Wilson
Karen Caputo Manager
Stephanie Scott Deaf Services Specialist
Diana Charbonneau Hard of Hearing Services Specialist
Teleasha Edwards Interpreting Services Specialist
Merri Schermerhorn Community Accessibility Consultant
Becky Barnett Telecommunications Consultant
Rhonda Hamilton Office Assistant

Regional Center Libraries

Each regional center has a library where customers may borrow publications, books, video tapes and DVDs related to deafness and hearing loss.

Ruth Easterling Library Collection

Categories of material available:

  • Adult-Onset Hearing Loss
  • American Sign Language Instruction
  • Children and Hearing Loss
  • Communication Tips
  • Deaf Culture and History
  • Sign Language and Cued Speed Interpreting/Transliteration
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