ASL Events : Hudson Valley

If you require voice interpreting for ASL events, please call (845) 452.3913 Ext. 102 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



ASL Chat at Panera Bread (West Nyack)
1st Friday of every month
Open to anyone wanting to learn sign language
4:30pm until ?????

Panera Bread
130 North Rout 303
West Nyack NY

Contact: Rockland Deaf/HOH on their Facebook Page:



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 



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.


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 (TDF) 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 performances.  A new schedule is mailed every 2 months.



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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

For more information on ASL masses contact:


Sister BarbaraAnn Sgro, OP

Coordinator of Deaf Services

Hudson Valley Catholic Deaf Center

Catholic Charities Community Services

218 Church Street

Poughkeepsie, NY 12601-4104

Phone (Voice):845-485-4212

Video Phone: 845-345-8396;

TTY: 845-452-3338

Fax: 845-452-3336


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.



Calendar of Workshops and Events

Please send Calendar submissions to: