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Services for Persons who are Deaf, Hard of Hearing, Late Deafened or DeafBlind 

Services for Persons who are Deaf, Hard of Hearing, Late Deafened or DeafBlind are offered to children and adults who are Deaf, Hard of Hearing, Late Deafened, or Deaf Blind and their families. The mission is to aid persons in becoming healthier and more functional through therapeutic interventions. The therapist is knowledgeable in deafness, hearing loss, deafblindness and the implications for mental health. The therapist is fluent in sign language and provides therapy in the person's preferred mode of communication. All contacts are kept confidential. Regional consultation and advocacy are available upon request.

Kathryn Baker, LPC

Deaf Services Regional and State Coordinator

540 213-7527 (Voice)

540 416-0115 (Video phone)

540 255-7810 (Cell)

Kathryn Baker, LPC provides outpatient counseling, consultation,  and referral services.  She is the State Coordinator for services for Persons who are Deaf, Hard of Hearing, Deafblind, and Late Deafened. She is a licensed Professional Counselor and has been in the field of mental health and deafness for over 30 years. 


Individual, Couple, Group and Family Therapy

Children and Adult Services

Psychiatric Services

Parenting Skills

Sex Abuse Treatment

Substance Abuse Treatment

Emergency Services 24 hours/TTY

VCSB for Persons who are Deaf, Hard of Hearing, Late Deafened, or DeafBlind Brochure


It is important to establish a trusting relationship with your counselor, case manager, or service provider. Here, at Valley Community Services Board, we have staff who are fluent in American Sign Language and knowledgeable about Deaf Culture. We understand and respect the unique cultural aspects of our clients. The focus of treatment will be on the issues and concerns that you have and not on the misunderstandings related to the culture. Qualified interpreters are available when there is a need.

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