If you require voice interpreting for ASL events,

please call 845-452-3913 x102

at least 2 weeks prior to event date.



To receive e-mails for Deaf events in the Hudson Valley please e-mail:

Jeanine Byrnes, MHIS Program Director    j.byrnes@taconicresources.org


Mid Hudson Valley Club of the Deaf
2nd Saturday of each month
Time: 7:00 PM – ???
First Presbyterian Church of Pleasant Valley
In the basement
1576 Main Street (Route 44)
Pleasant Valley, NY 12569

Contact: Lori Gibson, President, email:jgibson2320@yahoo.com
Deaf & Signers Group of Lower Hudson Valley
ASL Meet-up

2nd Saturday of each month
12 noon – 4:00 PM
Jefferson Valley Mall
(In the food court)
Lee Blvd off Route 6
Yorktown Heights NY

Stay the whole time or just drop in! Tell your friends!

Take Taconic State Parkway to Route 6 exit. Go East on Route 6, then Right on Lee Blvd. Mall is on your left.

Contact: Chris at NYscrapbooking@oponline.net

ASL Silent Coffee Night
Every Thursday evening
6:00 – 9:00 PM
Panera Bread
Mohawk Commons
Balltown Road
Niskayuna NY

Meet every Thursday evening with Deaf and Hard of Hearing peers, interpreters, hearing peers who know sign language, and anyone wanting to chat.

Contact: Maureen “Mo” Thorpe at mthorpe3@nycap.rr.com

ASL Silent Chat
3rd Friday of each month
7:00 PM – ???
Uncommon Ground (coffee place)
Saratoga Springs NY
Niskayuna NY


Street parking available (no pay meter after 6pm), behind former Borders and motels on Division St, and parking garage on corner of Philadelphia & Putnam Sts.

For more information contact Jane & Bob Fluman

ANNOUNCEMENTS, NOTICES, INFORMATION*******************************************************************************

Don’t have a VP but need to make a call?

Here are locations of public access videophones:

The Independent Living Center of the Hudson Valley 

15 Third Street 

Troy, NY 

Between 9pm – 5pm Monday – Friday 




Taconic Resources for Independence, Inc. 

82 Washington Street Suite 214 

Poughkeepsie, NY 

Between 9pm – 5pm Monday – Friday 


Russell S Wolff Licensed Psychologist business card




PartyLite consultant, who is fluent in ASL… If you are interested in hosting

a party or purchasing PartyLite products, email Deanne at




Drop off your unused hearing aids at TRI, for collection by the Lions Club. They will be recycled and distributed to persons in need. Please contact Jeanine Byrnes for more information.



Every Wednesday night, Deafandhoh.com offers an online “Open Chat Night” for the Deaf/Hard of Hearing community.  During the spring and summer, 

on the third Wednesday of the month, students are invited to “Student Education Night.”

Check out their website for more information.



Regal Cinemas are Fully Accessible!

Been a while since you have seen a movie? The Regal Cinemas in Poughkeepsie, Fishkill and Kingston have captioned glasses, assisted listening devices and descriptive devices for the visually impaired.

Here is what you do:

Purchase your movie ticket.

Go to the customer service desk ask for the equipment you need they will ask what movie you are seeing so they can set up the equipment.

Give them your license.

Enjoy the movie.

When you return the equipment you get your license back.

The reason for the license is so they get their equipment back!



The Theatre Development Foundation in New York City provides discounted seating for all open caption and interpreter provided Broadway plays.

Sign up to receive the current schedule of accessible perfomances.  A new schedule is mailed every 2 months.


A CODA website:


Sign up for their newsletter! This is an awesome website created by Keith Wann and Windell “Wink” Smith Jr, check it out!  This website also has information on legal services for the Deaf/HH. 




inclusion on our website is for community information only and does not imply endorsement of any particular denomination or belief.

Grace Community Church

2839 Route 94

Washingtonville NY 10992


Interpreted services: Sunday at 9:00 AM

Home group meeting: Wednesday at 7:00 PM


Paulette Nyahay residence

97 Rolling Meadows Road

Middletown NY 10940



Hudson Valley Catholic Deaf Center

Interpreted Masses (contact churches for schedule):

Holy Trinity Church

775 Main Street

Poughkeepsie NY

St. Joseph Church

242 Wall Street

Kingston NY

St. Mary, Mother of the Church

103 Jackson Avenue

Fishkill NY

Sacred Heart Church

1055 Broadway (Route 9W North)

Esopus, NY

Newburgh ASL Christian Congregation of Jehovah’s Witnesses

Kingdom Hall

468 Route 32

Wallkill NY

ASL Bible Study Meeting: Saturday at 10:30 AM

*All meetings are open to the public and are signed in ASL (not interpreted).

*No collection plate is ever passed.

map to Kingdom Hall in Wallkill NY



Calendar of Workshops and Events
Please send Calendar submissions to website@taconicresources.org

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Mid-Hudson Interpreter Service
82 Washington Street Suite 214
Poughkeepsie NY 12601
845-452-3913 x102 voice
845-345-8416 VP
845-485-8110 TTY
845-485-3196 fax