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Deaf and Hard of Hearing Services
Contact Information
275 E. Main Street 4WG
Frankfort, KY 40621
Phone: (502) 564-4456
Fax: (502) 564-9010
Hours: Monday–Friday
8:00 am–4:30 pm ET

Crisis Lines by County
Hotlines/Other Contacts
988 Suicide & Crisis Lifeline

Contact Us

Program Administrator
Michelle Niehaus
(502) 782-6181 (Voice)
(502) 385-0460 (VP)


Do you need information on mental health services? Substance use treatment? Services for a person with a developmental or intellectual disability? We can help!

Three community mental health center (CMHC) regions in Kentucky have specialized Deaf Mental Health Services. Access the links below for more information.

Below is a list of the CMHCs. For more specific information, access their individual websites by clicking on the CMHC's name.

Psychiatric care is available through qualified interpreters. For a video explaining psychiatric care, access the "Psychiatric Care" link in the Related Links box.

Each CMHC also has DHHS contacts. Their job is to help make sure interpreters are provided and services are accessible. Use the "CMHC Contacts" link the Related Links box for a list of contacts.

DHHS Information for Individuals With Developmental and Other Intellectual Disabilities

Below are links to information for individuals with developmental and other intellectual disabilities. Click on a link for more information.

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